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A fair such as Vinexpo gives importers and retailers a chance to meet winemakers from around the world without the expense of travelling to each place.

Bordeaux wine fair fights off newcomers

Jun 26, 2015 5:50 AM

Bordeaux, France

EARLIER this month was Vinexpo week, a five-day trade fair held every odd-numbered year since 1981 in a cavernous exhibition hall along a manufactured lake on the northern outskirts of this historic city, once the centre of the world wine trade. More than 2,300 wineries,