The second edition of Slow Wine Fair 2023, dedicated to good, clean and fair wine, will take place at BolognaFiere from 26 to 28 February. In this location enthusiasts, buyers and professionals will have the opportunity to discover wines that are the result of sustainable agriculture, whose watchwords are biodiversity, protection of the agricultural landscape, considered use of its resources, cultural and social growth of peasant communities, as well as to increasing consumer awareness.
From Emilia Romagna, 64 wineries from all the provinces will participate to date to represent the new chapter that the wine sector is experiencing in the region, according to what was photographed by the Slow Wine 2023 guide. While clubs, restaurants, wine bars and wine bars, candidates for the Carta Vini Terroir Award and Spirito Slow, will be 12.
The new section dedicated to bitters
Domenico Lunghi, director of BolognaFiere direct events, organizer of Slow Wine Fair 2023, with the artistic direction of Slow Food: “An event that stems from an agreement between Slow Food and BolognaFiere, which for 35 years has also been organizing Sana, the international organic fair and natural, and is therefore not new to sustainability issues. We welcomed Slow Food’s proposal to promote this event together and then we found the collaboration of FederBio and other qualified partners”
If the response from the world of wine to the first edition was positive, with the participation of 500 wineries, this year the public will be able to get to know 50% more, about 750. Of these, about a hundred are foreign and over 350 are certified organic and biodynamic (or in conversion), with more than three thousand labels to appreciate.
Another novelty for 2023 is the new bitters section and a dozen companies that operate in the supply chain in the name of sustainability.
A buyer-friendly event
Slow Wine Fair 2023 https://slowinefair.slowfood.it/ is above all an opportunity for buyers or professionals from the large-scale distribution and Ho.re.ca sectors to meet. and the producers present in the tasting table.
Thanks to the collaboration with ICE and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, over 100 international buyers will participate this year. Numerous Italian professionals will also use the B2Match platform to meet the companies that best match their interests.
North America and Northern Europe are among the countries most attentive to the characteristics expressed in the exhibitor catalogue. In particular Germany, the main European market for organic wine, the fourth market in the world for consumption and the second destination for wine exports.