The first ever global Wine Summit is happening next June in Portugal. For 3 consecutive days the new international wine conference will bring together a remarkable list of world-renowned speakers and participants to the beautiful seaside village of Cascais, 30 kilometres away from Lisbon. MUST is a one-of-a-kind meeting point. Wine industry leaders will get together to debate the wine sector, its ideas, … Continue reading MUST Wine Summit 2017 (Cascais, Portugal, June 7-9)
I'm deeply excited about what I've been working on the past 12 months. After 6 exciting editions in Portugal, the first ever Adegga Wine Market outside Portugal will happen in Brussels on November 16th. A giant step for Adegga and a great opportunity to take a 7-year old wine business to a whole new level. … Continue reading The first ever Brussels Wine Market
The dates and location of the 2013 Digital Wine Communications Conference have been announced. This year's EWBC will repeat its first ever location in 2008 and head to Logroño in Rioja, Spain on 25-27 October 2013. This year's EWBC theme is Flavour, reflecting the need to embrace the diversity of the world of wine in all its shapes (regions, grape … Continue reading EWBC 2013 announced. Back to Rioja!
I just returned from a week at Vinexpo, one of the biggest wine fairs in Europe. It was very productive and I've made a bunch of new contacts and deals. However, WiFi failed completely making communication almost impossible and preventing attending wine businesses from fully taking advantage of the event. In the age of connectivity, where basically every … Continue reading Why wine events really need Internet (and How Vinexpo Failed)
I'll be spending the next few days in Italy, more precisely in Milan and Genoa. After 3 days discovering Milan I'll head to Genoa to attend TerroirVino 2011 and its side activities including the Vinix Unplugged Unconference, where I'll be talking about the AVIN. It will be a pleasure to spend some time with my … Continue reading Heading to Italy for TerroirVino