Vinexposium stems from a long and impressive story with the wine and spirits industry
that began in Bordeaux in the 1980s, with the very first Vinexpo exhibition.
The Bordeaux CCI organises the first Vinexpo exhibition.
From 22 to 26 June, 11,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors gather.
Adhésion Group creates the World Wine Meetings, the first business convention for wines and spirits
First convention in Blois (Loire Valley).
VINEXPO BORDEAUX – CREATION OF CLUB VINEXPO
The Vinexpo Club is established and brings together the top wine and spirits buyers around the world in a dedicated area at the heart of the exhibition.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region creates the Vinisud exhibition in Montpellier
The event aims to become the international showcase for the world’s largest wine region.
Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong is created
Becoming the first global exhibition for wine in Asia.
Vinexpo America is established in New York
The first event takes place from 22 to 24 October.
WBWE Amsterdam is created
The World Bulk Wine Exhibition aims to turn the spotlight on the bulk wine sector.
Launch of VINISUD Asia
For its first event outside France, VINISUD travels to Shanghai.
Launch of the Vinexpo Challenge
The first major blind tasting hosted by the world’s top sommeliers is held at Vinexpo Asia-Pacific.
Launch of Vinovision Paris.
Organised by Comexposium, the first exhibition for cool climate wines is held in Paris.
Vinexpo Explorer is created
The immersive event format held in a producer region debuts in Austria.
The maiden Vinexpo Shanghai
In this booming market, Vinexpo strengthens its presence in China.
The first WBWE in Asia
The bulk wine sector is also booming in China. To support it, WBWE travels to Yantai.
Launch of Wine Paris
Vinisud and Vinovision merge and showcase both Mediterranean and cool climate wines in Paris.
Inception of Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris.
In February, the alliance of the two events establishes the first gathering of the year for the industry.
Creation of Be Spirits
Be Spirits becomes an event within an event. The area is dedicated to spirits and located in the heart of the exhibitions.
Inception of Vinexposium
Vinexpo and Comexposium’s wine division join forces. Today, Vinexposium is the world’s leading organiser of wine and spirits industry gatherings with a portfolio of emblematic and recognised events.
Launch of the digital portal
During the pandemic (Covid), a digital portal to support development of trade and business for the industry is launched, providing a high-performance resource all year round. Initially called Vinexposium Connect, it is now Vinexposium 365.
LAUNCH OF VINEXPO INDIA
Organised jointly with SIAL India and in close collaboration with local partner Inter Ads Exhibition, Vinexpo India ranks as a strategic event in a market with very high growth potential.
The first Act for Change Symposium
Held at the Cité du Vin as part of Bordeaux Wine Week, this first major round of conferences envisions the wine world in 2030.
10 events a year, spread over 4 continents... Vinexposium rolls out its full potential.