Wine Events Calendar

This page presents a calendar of wine fairs and other wine tasting events around the wine and wineries that happens in the world.

Wine Tasting Fairs 2019 France, USA, Germany, Italy, Asia

*** January

Millésime Bio, Montpellier

Created and organized since 1993 by the winemakers of the trade association Sudvinbio, the Millésime Bio event in Montpellier is a one of the leading fairs worldwide that present 100% organic wines. The stands are not grouped by region or appellation but randomly distributed. This feature of Millésime Bio is a deliberate wish of the organizers to promote encounters and curiosity. Website for the Millésime Bio of Montpellier: https://www.millesime-bio.com/

Fête de la Saint-Vincent Tournante, Burgundy

The Fête de la Saint-Vincent Tournante is a wine festival of Burgundy that takes place every year at the end of January in honor of St. Vincent who is one of the patron saints of the winemakers. The highlight of this festival is the early morning parade of the 100 confraternities of Burgundy gathered for the occasion, followed by a solemn Mass and the enthronement of former winemakers by the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. The Fête de la Saint-Vincent Tournante takes place every year in a different wine-making village of Burgundy.

*** February

Wine Paris, France

The Vinisud wine fair has joined forces with VinoVision Paris in 2018 to create Wine Paris, the first international meeting of wine professionals in Paris. This event will bring together the diversity of all French vineyards with an opening to foreign producers and a large audience of buyers, specialized distributors and French and foreign retailers. Website: https://www.wineparis.com/

Vins Naturals Barcelona

Vins Naturals Barcelona is a wine fair for organic wineries that takes place in Barcelona in Spain. This wine fair allow wine lovers to discover unique wines, made without additives or makeup from small wineries. You will meet at Vins Naturals Barcelona more than 50 winegrowers from Catalonia, Galicia, Castile, Andalusia, Valencia, Roussillon, Jura, Auvergne, Loire, Languedoc, Rhone, etc.

*** March

Dive Bottle, Saumur, France

Dive Bouteille de Saumur is an wine fair that is among the most important in France for “natural” wines (organic, biodynamic, etc.). For two days, you can discover and taste wines from all the major French wine producing areas (Alsace, Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Loire, Rhône, Languedoc, etc.) as well as from abroad. Dive Bouteille de Saumur website: http://www.dive-bouteille.fr/

Live Wine, Milano

The Live Wine wine fair in Milano presents more than 150 wine producers from Italy and all over Europe that gather in Milan in March to show their wines. Live Wine is both a market fair aimed both at the general public and the professionals and a series of LIVE WINE NIGHT events held in selected venues around the city. Live Wine website: http://www.livewine.it/en/

Loire Wines Fair (Salon des Vins de Loire ), Angers, France

The Loire Wines Fair (Salon des Vins de Loire) of Angers is a professional wine trade show where 300 winegrowers, merchants and cooperatives cellars of the Pays Nantais and regions Anjou-Saumur, Touraine and Center-Loire present their wines. Around the Salon des Vins de Loire are also organized more specific wine shows such as the Levée de la Loire, Salon Demeter, Salon St-Jean, Les Pénitentes, The Anonymous, La Dive Bouteille. Website of the Salon des Vins de Loire, Angers: https://salondesvinsdeloire.com/

Raw Wine London

The Raw Wine London wine fair aims at being the meeting point of the community of low-intervention organic, biodynamic and natural wines, their growers and makers, and those who love drinking them. All the artisans who attend the Raw Wine London fair produce fine, natural, biodynamic or organic wine with low intervention in the cellar. Raw Wine London website: https://www.rawwine.com/

VinoTours Wine Fair, Tours, France

The VinoTour (s) fair is a French wine fair that takes place in the vicinity of Tours and allows lovers of fine wines to discover a selection of winemakers from all over France. The VinoTour wine fair brings together some twenty estates from all over France producing organic and natural wines. Website for the VinoTours Wine Fair: http://www.vinotours.fr/

ProWein, Dusseldorf, Germany

ProWein Dusseldorf is one of the world’s leading trade fair for wines and spirits, the largest industry meeting for professionals from wine culture, production, trade and gastronomy. Website fror the ProWein Dusseldorf wine fair: https://www.prowein.com/

ProWein Asia Singapore

Part of the ProWein World Series of leading wines and spirits trade fairs, the 3rd edition of ProWine Asia (Singapore) returns with a trade-focused platform for international wine producers to tap on the growth prospects of Southeast Asia and reach out to key importers, distributors and suppliers. Website: https://singapore.prowineasia.com/

*** April

La Remise, Arles

La Remise Salon des Vins Naturels is an organic wine fair that takes place at the Palais des Congrès in Arles. This wine fair brings together more than 70 organic wineries from Italy, Spain and the southern half of France. The Remise Salon des Vins Naturels in Arles is a wine fair organized by the winemakers themselves. Website for the La Remise in Arles wine fair: https://laremise.fr/

Salon ViniBio, Bordeaux

The Salon ViniBio in Bordeaux is a wine tasting event that welcomes all winemakers who have been working for years in respect of the environment to produce organic and biodynamic wines. It aims to offer the best of what nature can offer to winetasters, preserving the diversity and authenticity of tastes and terroirs. Coming from France and Europe, the vineyards and winemakers that participate in ViniBio Bordeaux are all holders of Organic Agriculture certification, and the Demeter label for biodynamic wines. Website for the Salon ViniBio of Bordeaux: https://www.salon-vinibio.com/

*** May

Saint-Émilion Open Doors (Saint-Emilion Portes Ouvertes)

During the Saint-Émilion Open Doors, you can discover the winemakers and winemaking areas of Bordeaux in the Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion appellations. A unique opportunity to visit famous estates and wineries, some of which are normally only accessible by appointment. Various events (special tastings, winegrowers’ lunches, …) are planned both at Saint-Emilion and at the chateaux and winegrowers who take part in this event. Website for the Saint-Émilion Open Doors (Saint-Emilion Portes Ouvertes): https://vins-saint-emilion.com/en/events/the-saint-emilion-open-house/

Vinexpo Bordeaux

Vinexpo Bordeaux is an unmissable international event for wine and spirits professionals, taking place at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre. This wine event retains its lively format over the four days punctuated by meetings, discoveries and networking opportunities among the major players in the sector from all over the world. The organisers expect over 2300 exhibitors and more than 48,000 trade visitors from 150 countries, with especially strong presence of American and Asian companies. Furthermore, Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 will offer an attracting programme of conferences and tastings. Website for Vinexpo Bordeaux: https://www.vinexpobordeaux.com/

ExpoVin, Luxembourg

Expovin is the first event dedicated to wine, beer, spirits and gastronomy in Luxembourg. The collective brings together numerous producers who are above all passionate. Discover the first Wine Beer and Spirits festival by the Luxembourgian collective of producers and wine merchants, Expovin. This thematic fair in a new format in Luxembourg will bring together more than 70 winemakers and beer and spirit producers. During these 5 days, come and discover the latest products and the flagship products of each producer, only access around wine, beer, spirits, gastronomy and the art of convivial living. Website for ExpoVin Luxembourg: https://www.expovin.lu/

ProWein Asia Hong Kong

ProWine Asia’s Hong Kong Edition brings a World of Wines the foremost trading-hub of Southeast Asia. As the leading trade fair of its kind in the region, ProWine Asia offers global producers an international business expansion gateway to Asia. Concurrently, regional importers can source from the latest and best-selling wines, spirits, and solutions for trade professionals from across the globe. Website: http://hongkong.prowineasia.com/

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

The Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival allows you to taste the fantastic Pinot Noir of the Anderson Valley, an area located less than 100 miles north of San Francisco that is blessed with a temperate cool coastal climate that provides the perfect environment for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Alsace Varietals. Website for the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: https://www.avwines.com/pinot-noir-festival/

VitiLoire, Tours, France

For two days, VitiLoire hosts in Tours 140 winemakers from 79 appellations of Touraine and Loire Valley as well as food artisans. They propose to you to taste their wines and to discuss on their products. Various wine tasting workshops are offered free of charge under the large marquee facing the Vinci International Congress Center in Tours. The chefs from Tours and Touraine are associated with the Vitiloire event through L’Atelier des chefs that allows them to showcase their gastronomic cuisine along to the Loire wines. Website for the VitiLoire event: http://vitiloire.tours.fr/

Real Wine Fair, London

The Real Wine Fair is a two day event that takes place in London featuring over 160 organic/biodynamic and natural winemakers from around the world, a roster of superb guest speakers for the seminars and masterclasses, a busy on-site wine shop, and bustling street food stalls dispensing tasty morsels. The Real Wine Fair in London celebrates the labor, craft and skill of small independent vine growers. There are four simple objectives: To showcase some of the world’s most talented artisan winemakers under one roof; to illustrate the exciting diversity and personality of naturally-made wines; to allow growers and customers to exchange information and ideas and, of course, to have fun! The Real Wine Fair of London is a two day event that takes place in London featuring over 160 organic/ biodynamic and natural winemakers from around the world, a roster of superb guest speakers for the seminars and masterclasses, a busy on-site wine shop, and bustling street food stalls dispensing tasty morsels. Website for The Real Wine Fair of London: http://realwinefair.com/

** July

Aniane Wine Festival (Festival des Vins d’Aniane), France

The Aniane Wine Festival is an event dedicated to the wines and gastronomy of Languedoc and Hérault which takes place every year on the third weekend of July. The Aniane Wine Festival brings together more than 30 wineries from around Aniane, such as the famous Mas Daumas Gassac. On the program of the Aniane Wine Festival, we can also find introductions to wine tasting, the visit of the terroirs of Aniane, workshops-meals, tasting workshops, a wine auction, a winegrowers’ dinner and jazz concerts. Website for the Aniane Wine Festival: https://www.festivaldesvinsdaniane.com/en/

Champagne Route (Route du Champagne), Reims, France

During the Champagne Route, around twenty champagne producers from a specific area of the champagne terroir welcome you to their estates to make you taste their champagnes. In a festive atmosphere, discover the estates (maison de champagne), appreciate the wealth of know-how and become the ambassadors of this exceptional terroir. Discover its friendly winemakers, its heritage and the many activities by traveling between champagne wineries around Reims. Website for the Champagne Route: https://www.routeduchampagne.com/

*** August

Rheingau Wine Festival Wiesbaden, Germany

The Rheingau Wine Festival Wiesbaden is an anual festival taking place in Wiesbaden in the Rheingau area of Germany. More than 100 winemakers from the Rheingau and Wiesbaden area offer their delicious Rieslings and other fine bottles to taste in the center of the city. Website for the Rheingau Wine Festival Wiesbaden : https://www.wiesbaden.de/en/living-in-wiesbaden/festivities-markets/festivities/rheingau-wine-festival.php

Rheingau Wine Festival Wiesbaden, Germany

Mondial des Pinots, Sierre, Switzerland

The Mondial des Pinots in Sierre is the only international competition entirely dedicated to wines made from Pinot family grapes. International judges taste more than 130 Pinot-based wines entered by more than 400 wineries from more than 20 countries from all over the world. The wines are judged in the following categories: still red Pinot Noir, Pinot rosé and blanc de noirs, sparkling Pinots, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Gran Maestro du Pinot Noir. Website for the Mondial des Pinots in Sierre: https://www.mondial-des-pinots.com/en/

*** September

Vinea, Sierre, Switzerland

The Vinea wine fair in Sierre is one of the largest wine fair of Switzerland. The Vinea organization manages some prestigious wine competitions like the Mondial des Pinots, the Swiss Wine Grand Prix and the Mondial du Merlot. Website for the Vinea wine fair in Sierre: https://www.vinea.ch/en/

*** October

Milano Wine Week, Italy

The Milano Wine Week provides evening events, tastings, masterclasses and presentations across all the Milan area with the involvement of cafés and restaurants, and obviously all the network of wine shops and bars. Website for the Milano Wine Week: http://www.milanowineweek.com/

*** November

Prowein China, Shanghai, China

ProWine China is setting new standards as the most important wine and spirits trade fair in Mainland China. Website: https://www.prowine-world.com/

Wine Auction of Hospices de Beaune

The wine auction of Hospices de Beaune is one of the most famous wine charity events in the world and all wine professionals await this event located in the historical town of Burgundy on the third Sunday of November. Famous wines of Burgundy (Meursault, Corton, Volnay, Pommard, Mazis-Chambertin, …) are sold to raise money for the Hospices de Beaune charitable activities. Website for the Wine Auction of Hospices de Beaune: http://hospices-de-beaune.com/

Tasting Climate Change, Montreal

The Tasting Climate Change conference taking place in Montreal aims to gather the finest international experts who will share their knowledge and good practices on climate change effects in the wine world in order to identify sustainable solutions. Tasting Climate Change offers a full day of conferences and panel discussions dedicated to the impact of climate change in the wine industry. Website for the Tasting Climate Change conference: https://www.tastingclimatechange.com/en/

Les Barriquades, Bordeaux

Les Barriquades, the Bordeaux Organic Wine Market, is a gourmet wine fair organized by the bio winemakers of Bordeaux area (Nouvelle-Aquitaine). They offer a wide variety of organic wines from Bordeaux of course, but also Saint-Emilion, Bergerac, Jurançon. You will find also wines from other French winemaking regions like Alsace, Fitou or Minervois. Les Barriquades of Bordeaux gives you the opportunity to discover the wines, the know-how and the philosophy of about 60 organic vine growers. Website for the Barriquades of Bordeaux: http://www.vigneronsbionouvelleaquitaine.fr/

*** December

Salon ViniBio, Paris

The Salon ViniBio in Paris is a wine tasting event that welcomes all winemakers who have been working for years in respect of the environment to produce organic and biodynamic wines. It aims to offer the best of what nature can offer to winetasters, preserving the diversity and authenticity of tastes and terroirs. The vineyards and winemakers that participate in ViniBio Paris are all holders of Organic Agriculture certification, and the Demeter label for biodynamic wines. Website for the Salon ViniBio of Paris: https://www.salon-vinibio.com/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.