Coming up at this year's Vinexpo in Bordeaux…

Vinexpo will be officially opened at 1030 on the Monday (18 June) by Mme Christine Lagarde, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, and M. Alain Juppé, Minister of State, Minister of Ecology and of Sustainable Management and Development. M. Juppé is also Mayor of Bordeaux.

KWV (Hall 3, stand RS352) will be in attendance this year, with new CEO, Thys Loubser, who joined in February, available to discuss KWV's new vision with selected press and trade during the five-day event.

Enquiries about Loubser's availability should be made to Penelope Horwood, at horwood@kwv.co.za.

Also present at  the exhibition will be Champagne Montaudon (Hall A, stand D 59). The company will be showcasing it recently launched new packaging across its Champagne range.

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