Informa, the owners of global mega-events including the Monaco Yacht Show, Cityscape, 3GSM and Leaders in India, are delighted to confirm that UBIFRANCE, the French Ministry for Trading Affairs supports the upcoming India International Wine Fair, India’s first B2B exhibition dedicated entirely to the country’s burgeoning wine industry. Key event partners include The Indo-Italian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, The Wine Society of India, Sud De France, Sommelier India, Food & Beverage Business Review, Hotel Business Review, Time Out and Chef & Sommelier.
A world class, 3 day exhibition presenting exhibitors from every top wine producing country, displaying the finest vintages that include Bordeaux’s Veyret Latour, a Group Schenk company, Barriere Freres, Jeanjean’s Ogier (Rhone Valley), Gassier (Provence), Rigal (South West), Cazes (Roussillon) and Sociedade dos Vinhos Borges along with India’s largest importers and manufacturers - Brindco, Sula and Sundeep Vintners.
IIWF 2008 will also showcase the high-level India International Wine Summit featuring industry leaders – Ariff Jamal, Brindco, Sanjay Menon, Wine Society of India, Abhaey Kewadkar, UB Group and Rajeev Samant, Sula along with top sommeliers Michelle Shah, Emelia Nardi and Magandeep Singh with representation from the world’s finest wine education institute – Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET), UK.
Bringing together the country’s entire community of wine importers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, along with noteworthy large-scale buyers including hotels, airlines and restaurants, IIWF is the single most important forum for international and Indian wine producers, exporters and marketers to firmly establish themselves in the Indian market.
Visitors at IIWF 2008 can expect to benefit not only from the exhibition but also from the exclusive wine maker dinners that feature prestigious chateaux and domains from Bordeaux, Bourgogne, Rhone, Alsace, Provence and the Loire valley.
With Informa India’s long established track record in creating highly meaningful industry platforms that have facilitated information exchange and peer-to-peer contact in over 70 countries, IIWF will be an important addition to the international wine industry calendar and will provide the best wine experiences to ever grape.
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