Vinexpo NY to explore emerging technology in wine

Vinexpo New York 2019, which will take place on 4-5 March at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, will explore the topic of emerging technology in wine and spirits.

The session will be run by Erica Duecy, editor in chief of online drinks magazine SevenFifty Daily. Joining her on the panel will be Aaron Sherman, CEO of SevenFifty; Cheryl Durzy, founder of online platform Liberation Distribution; Maison Noir Wines owner/winemaker André Mack; and Kelley Rochna of wine importer Vine Connections.

The show has extended its lineup of special features, masterclasses and tastings by including hot topics like climate change, buying trends in the US and the definition of ‘craft’ when it comes to spirits.

Vinexpo NY will explore emerging tech in wine

Lulie Halstead, CEO of Wine Intelligence, will chair a session on gender profiling in wine called: “Wine Intelligence and Women of the Vine & Spirits Present: The Truth Behind Gender and Global Wine Consumption.”

This 5 March talk will discuss a recently published report that examines the truths and myths underlying how men and women approach and interact with wine.

During the session, Halstead will reveal the evidence behind the research findings and provide an answer to many commonly heard hypotheses.

Masterclasses meanwhile, will focus on the global production of Grenache, Austrian wine, and the wines of Serbia, in addition to tutored tastings run by French exporter Confrérie des Domaines and family-owned Cognac producer Sarl de Bibardies.

Additional sessions will include a partnering between Vinexpo and The Wine & Spirit Education Trust in presenting educator-led content; a Renaissance des Appellations showcase of the biodynamic wines of 62 of its members; a Wine Spectator 90+ Club Tasting Bar; and an organic wines showcase.

In addition to these new events, there will be a greater array of exhibitors than in 2018, plus Vinexpo will continue its signature offerings like its ‘One to Wine’ matchmaking service between producers and distributors.

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