ABOUT

The Wine Regions Event is a unique wine promotion event in Amsterdam focusing on wine regions & small upcoming countries. After the successful first edition in March the second one will take place on Monday 3rd of June 2019.

Wine regions from all over the world are able to showcase their wines and philosophy to the Dutch wine professionals.

Next year, the Wine Regions event will be held in Amsterdam again. An outstanding venue with different areas where participants will find a combination of small stands and extended tailor made stands. We offer a different area for workshops and the meeting area.

In the first edition there were more than 350 visitors present, which are all wine professionals from the Netherlands including retailers, importers, sommeliers, press and bloggers. For the next edition we also give Dutch consumers the change to visit the event in the evening after the professionals.

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EXHIBITORS

The event is a joint effort of Pitch PR, (according to Meininger’s Wine Magazine “The most significant PR agency in the Netherlands”) and Perswijn; the leading Dutch magazine for wine enthusiasts and professionals.

Wine Regions Event provides easy solutions and lots of possibilities for exhibitors. We offer participation per square meter (at least 9 m2) and provide full colour tailor made back walls with photography of your logo’s vineyard or whatever you wish. This event is not suitable for single producers, so they have to unite to represent one appellation of one region/country with a minimum of 3 producers.

Contact us for more information, please find our registration form here

Deadline for registration: May 1st, 2019

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Participating wine regions first edition

At the first edition in March 2018 approx. 25 regions presented their wines at Amstel Boathouse Amsterdam. Please find below the wine regions and the wineries that subscribed for this first edition of Wine Regions Event:

New York Wines

This region is represented by 6 areas:
Finger Lakes
Hudson River
Lake Champlain
Lake Erie
Long Island
Niagara Escarpment

California

This region is represented by 6 brands:
Louis m Martini
Rancho Zabaco
Carnivor
Dark Horse
Mac Murray
Mirasasou

Italy

Monte delle Vigne
Cantine Romagnoli
Poggiarello
La Togata
Querciabella
La Salceta
Le Macioche
Umani Ronchi
Vallerosa Bonci
Moncaro
Moroder

Spain biowine regions

Bodegas Bagordi
Bodegas y Viñedos Sentencia
Canals Munné
Finca Loranque
Gelmer Wines
Milénico
Robles S.A.
Selección Lucendo S.L.
Solovino S.L. and Viña Ilusión

Pays d’Oc IGP

Domaine Picaro’s
Domaine la Yole
Valensac
Blanville
Belles du sud & Montmija
Domaine Bérènas
Domaine Vanho

Cradle of Wine

This region is represented by four countries:
Georgia
Turkey
Lebanon
Moldavia

Turkey

Likya
Turasan
Chateau Kalpak

Alsace

Klipfel
Metz
Michel Léon

The Netherlands

Wijnboederij ’t Heekenbroek
Betuws Wijndomein
Montferland
Wijndomein de Planck

Austria

Seewinkelhof Salz
Weingut Strehn
Weingut Lentsch
Weingut Keringer

Switzerland

Domaine de la Ville
Nouveau Salquenen AG
Aagne
Régence-Balavaud

Ribera del Duero

Alvides
Antidoto
Bodegas Pingon
Dominio de Bornos
Hispano bodegas
La Luz Del Duero
Bodega Matarromera
Protos
Vega Real
Arzuaga Navarro

Next to the wine regions there will be an area with wine related companies presenting their product. In this area you will find:

XI Wine systems
Coravin
Cazebonne

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PROGRAM (subject to change)


10.00 hrs
Coffee and tea for exhibitors

10.30 hrs
General briefing “The Dutch wine buying landscape” for exhibitors

11.00 hrs
Opening for wine professionals

11.30 hrs
Starting tastings and workshops, max. 45 minutes

17.00 hrs
End of professional session



Workshops possibilities in separate rooms:
Vertical tastings, workshop by winemaker or Master of Wine, Food pairings, Local (top) chef demo with wine pairing or any other…

Masterclass

During the day there will be given several masterclasses for our visitors. Here you will find the wine regions who will organize the masterclass.

Suprising wines from Alpe Adria!
During the masterclass Surprising wines from Alpe Adria we will discuss the trends in wine production and wine consumptions. We taste different wines from this region which are pleasant for every kind of day. The wines are lower in alcohol and contains less sulfite. All grapes are hand-picked and the wines organic and made with personality.

Turkey meets the world!
Turkey, cradle of wine valley Mesopotamia. Where it al began.

Wine country Turkey, explore ultra ancient and modern wines! Surprising world quality from indiginous and world variety grapes. Narince & Chardonnay white.. Kalecik Karası & Cabernet Sauvignon red.. Turkish winemakers combine the qualities of indiginous and world varieties into very professional wines that easily meet the top of the wine world. La Reine Cult Wines proudly welcomes you to her MasterclassTurkey meets The World. UC Davis educated enologist and wine consultant Akın Gürbüz knows it all. He guides winemakers to the world stage, and he will guide you through Turkey. Don't miss this opportunity to add cult wines to your wine list.

Masterclass Georgië
Telavi Marani Wine Cellar is one of the most succesful wineries of Georgia. You find the vineyards in the heart of the province Kachetië, which is the oldest wine region in the world. Telavi Marani Wine cellars makes modern wines from Georgian grapes and also red and orange wines in big amphorae, so-calles ‘Qvevri’. They export wines over the whole world, among others to the Netherlands.

Zurab Ramazashvili is one of the founding fathers and owners of Telavi Marani Wine Cellar. In this masterclass he tells you about the special history of his winery and about the Georgian grape varieties and terroirs In deze masterclass vertelt hij je over de bijzondere geschiedenis van zijn wijnhuis, en over de Georgische druivenrassen en terroirs, based on a selection of his wines.

Masterclass Libanon
The Lebanese Beqaa Valley is approximately one kilometre from the border of Lebanon and Syria. In the nineteenth century French monks planted French grape varieties here to make wine for their own use. They called it Château Ksara. In 1972 the Château was sold to 4 Lebanese families. Nowadays is Château Ksara together with Château Musar the most successful wine producer of Lebanon. In this masterclass Elie Maamari tells you everything about Lebanese wine and the terroir of the Bekaa Vallei based on a selection of his wines. His wines are available at the Dutch market.

Croatian wines
The masterclass Croatian wines will show you the most beautiful wines of Croatia. The three most important regions of the country will be explained. In the north-west grapes grow in a temperate climate. In the east of Croatia there are completely grapes planted due to the continental climate. Along the Dalmatian coast you find surprising primeval grape

The masterclass Croatian wines will show you the most beautiful wines of Croatia. The three most important regions of the country will be explained. In the north-west grapes grow in a temperate climate. In the east of Croatia there are completely grapes planted due to the continental climate. Along the Dalmatian coast you find surprising primeval grapes.

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IMPRESSION

Please find here a small overview of the first edition in March 2017. Approx. 26 different regions presented themselves towards the Dutch wine professional market: importers, retailers, sommeliers, press and bloggers. 300 plus visitors appeared at the event, the showroom and the masterclasses.

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CONTACT

Do you want to visit Wine Regions Event? Please register here.

wineregionsevent.com is initiated by:


Pitch Communications & PR

Perswijn Magazine
Cas Oorthuyskade 196
1087 DP Amsterdam
The Netherlands
(+31) 020 468 3348
info@pitchpr.nl
@PitchPR
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Middenweg 193
1098 AN Amsterdam
The Netherlands
06 546 538 03
petri@wijnpers.nl
@Perswijn
www.perswijn.nl