Our visit at VINEXPO 2013 in Bordeaux
VATEL Bordeaux had the pleasure to taste some of the greatest wines and foresee the future trends of wine and spirits industry at Vinexpo Exhibition 2013.
Asia, at the heart of the growing market, showed its interest to the wine & spirits industry. China, with 3,388 visitors is the first foreign country with a number of visitors increasing by 13.9% vs 2011.
Japan, where wine consumption continues to steadily grow, was represented by 427 professionals (+17.63%). More and more visitors attended the exhibition from East countries: India (+32.7%), Taiwan (+4.5%), Vietnam (+20.4%), Malaysia (+21.1%).
Kiyoshi Yokoyama, President and Managing Director of Mercian Corporation testified :
We have partners everywhere in the world, and coming to Vinexpo is a unique chance to meet them all in a single place. Vinexpo also helps us to get information about markets and trends. It is the best opportunity for our communication.
[heading size=”1″ color=”#175977″]VINEXPO Exhibition in figures[/heading]
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[list_item]48,528 Visitors from 148 different nationalities[/list_item]
[list_item]2,400 Exhibitors from 44 countries[/list_item]
[list_item]Growing number of visitors by 37.8%[/list_item]
[heading size=”2″ color=”#175977″]VINEXPO Main trends[/heading]
Great growth do not suffer from the worldwide crisis
New consumption modes : flavoured wines in cans [/column]
Booming demand from Asian countries
New samples and new formats for travelers: Drink wine in tubes ![/column]