Feb 03

ProWein 2016: 50 Degrees North – Country of Canada

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 18:13

Canada’s area under vine currently measures some 12,000 hectares. Every year some 550 vintners produce nearly one million hectolitres of wine. This is still over half of what is produced in California’s Napa Valley. For a long time now Canada has been known for far more than just its Eiswein. The Canadians now also produce expressive red wines, delicate whites, rosé and even sparkling wine – despite their harsh climate and long winters.

Already for the third time now this relatively young wine country will be represented at ProWein with a joint stand as the exports of Canadian winemakers are also continuing to rise. In 2014 Canada exported some 1.8 million litres of premium wine. A total of 26 countries are supplied with Canadian wine, including the USA, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Great Britain…

and the press release

What ProWein 2016 has to Offer; Varied Supporting Programme to flank Exhibition Area

Some 6,000 exhibitors from 57 nations have announced their attendance at ProWein 2016 – all relevant wine regions of this world including 400 suppliers in the spirits department. This unique range will be complemented by a varied supporting programme with a whole host of tasting sessions and seminars.

More than 300 events are already offered by exhibitors directly at their stands. In focus here, for instance, are countries like Israel, Canada or New Zealand. Furthermore, special varieties like Japanese koshu wine, old archive wines or vintage ports will also be on show. New this year is the Organic Lounge hosted by the three associations Demeter, Bioland and ECOVIN. In addition to organic and bio-dynamic wine cultivation, here organic chef Karsten Bessai will be serving up suitable food offerings from his „organic kitchen“….

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