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Signature of an agreement between the City of Aigle and the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Wednesday August 29 at 11:30 am marks the official start date of the collaboration project between the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and the CMB Aigle 2019 association. Baudouin Havaux, chairman of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, and Frédéric Borloz, Mayor of Aigle, will sign the official agreement at Brussels City Hall. The ceremony takes place under the supervision of Marion Lemesre, Alderman for Economic Affairs for the city of Brussels.
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More than 2860 entries for the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse despite 2017's low harvest

Grand Prix du Vin Suisse co-organisers VINEA Association and Vinum magazine are delighted to announce the 2018 edition of the leading competition for Swiss wines, to be held June 25th – 30th.

No less than 2867 wines will be tasted in Sierre by 158 judges, and there are 32 more entries than in last year's competition, despite the fact that the 2017 harvest was the lowest in 40 years. 

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Make time for Swiss Wine at ProWein 2018

Once again ProWein will open for three days from March 18 through 20, 2018 in Düsseldorf. This international wine trade fair is exclusively reserved for professionals. It has been organized since 1994 by the Messe Düsseldorf Group, and has become, over the years, together with Vinexpo, the major event for international operators and decision-makers in the wine and spirits sector.
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Swiss wine stars announced at the Gala des Vins Suisses - Les Frères Dutruy (Founex, VD) voted Swiss Winery of the Year 2017

The stars of the Swiss wine scene were announced at the Gala dinner held in Bern, attended by Switzerland's major players. Of the 78 short-listed wines from across the country, 39 were award winners, carrying off the first, second and third place prizes given for each of the 13 categories. This year, all of Switzerland's wine regions won awards, with canton Valais winning 6 of the competition's 13 categories. Les Frères Dutruy (Founex, VD) took the highly-coveted prize of Swiss Winery of the Year 2017.
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At Prowein-Düsseldorf, Swiss Wines have seduced the professionals

ProWein is the largest international wine fair for professionals currently taking place in Düsseldorf, Germany. Swiss Wine had carefully planned its presence there since Germany is the largest export market for Swiss wines.
“At Prowein we do not simply exhibit, it is the ultimate step of an annual cycle during which we literally walk the country in Germany" says Gilles Besse, president of Swiss Wine Promotion.

 

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The Swiss Wine Week 2017 will gain more momentum this year

Bern, March 7, 2017. Following the previous years success, the Swiss Wine Week will gain further momentum this year as it becomes part of a permanent project to link Swiss Wine producers and Restaurants.

The promotion weeks this year are set in conjonction with the "Semaine du Goût" from September 1 through September 24.

 

Contact:

Swiss Wine Promotion, Jean-Marc Amez-Droz, Secrétaire général
Rue de Gravelone 74, 1950 Sion, Suisse
 

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