From 11 to 13 February 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

Masterclass

Vinovision Paris 2018 programme in review 

An extensive masterclass programme at the heart of cool climate specificities, organized over 3 days..

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MONDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2018

PLANNING

DETAILS

10:00 AM to
11:30 AM

RIEDEL

The importance of glass shapes in the perception of aromas and taste

Come and taste the difference a glass can make in the appreciation of fine wines! Is that true that glass shape can influence the taste and smell of a wine?
Come and join us in this comparative glass tasting. Through this workshop, you will taste three wines into 5 different Riedel glasses to understand the importance of glass shapes in the perception of aromas and taste. The 5 glasses will be offered to you at the end of the tasting.

Speaker : Colombe Arnaud, Sales Manager Riedel France

11:30 AM to
12:45 PM

INTER BEAUJOLAIS

Characterful Beaujolais wines are perfect for creative contemporary creative restaurants

Fabrice Sommier presents "Characterful Beaujolais wines are perfect for creative contemporary creative restaurants".

Speaker : Fabrice Sommier, Sommelier at Georges Blanc and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007

12:45 PM to
2:00 PM

VAL DE LOIRE

Sauvignon blanc in Loire Valley : Multiple and unique expressions

Speaker : Bertrand Daulny, Œnologist and Former director of SICAVAC – Centre-Loire

2:00 PM to
3:15 PM

BIVB

The climates of the Bourgogne winegrowing region: the ultimate expression of terroir

The climates provide the DNA of Bourgogne wines. This exceptional and astonishing patchwork of land producing singularly expressive varietal wines is closely influenced by the cooler climate which brings out the best of the natural environment in the Bourgogne region, perhaps more than anywhere else. This alchemy between nature and cultivation, this outstanding universal value that is now on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is explored during this top-flight masterclass.

Speaker: Fabrice Sommier, Sommelier at Georges Blanc and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007

3:15 PM to
4:30 PM

SGV

Champagne – toward the unusual

From the confidential production of Champagnes by plots selection to ancestral grape varieties: explore the “Niche” Champagnes produced by Champagne growers.

Speaker: Geoffrey Orban, 2006 Champagne Ambassador for France

4:30 PM to
5:45 PM

CIVA

Riesling and Terroirs of Alsace

With more than 3,300ha, the Riesling is the most planted grape variety in Alsace. It has found in this region an amazing palette of soils, which it likes to reveal the nuances.. It’s the best grape to taste the terroir!

Speaker:Thierry Fritsch, Enginee, Œnologist and Marketing/Content Manger - CIVA

MARDI 13 FEVRIER 2018

PLANNING

DETAILS MASTERCLASS

10:15 AM to
11:30 AM

LOIRE VALLEY

Ripeness expression of red grapes varieties in northern wine growing region

Adapting to the vintage and to its terroir doesn’t mean undergo them. Producers are optimizing grape’s potential and are adjusting the right growing and wine-making practices. In their sights, they have to make the decision on the maturity types which will allow to enhance the grape. 

Speaker: Mignon Rukmini, Oenologist

11:30 AM to
12:45 PM

SGV

The secrets of Rosé Champagne

Behind the range of subtle colors offered by the Champagnes rosés are hidden flavors in correspondence. Rosé produced by blending, "de saignée" or direct pressing: discover the intimate links between the chromatic range, aromatic and gustatory range of these exceptional wines.

Speaker: Geoffrey Orban, 2006 Champagne Ambassador for France

12:45 PM to
2:00 PM

BIVB

Bourgogne Wines: unique and unexpected

In this masterclass, you will discover the inimitable and unexpected side of the Bourgogne winegrowing region. Leave your preconceptions at the door as you enjoy this tasting workshop and enjoy a fresh perspective on the artisanal wines that make up this high-potential offer. This is a unique experience where you will learn to hunt out the treasures of the Bourgogne region.

Speaker: Fabrice Sommier, Sommelier at Georges Blanc and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007

2:00 PM to 
3:15 PM

INTER BEAUJOLAIS

Characterful Beaujolais wines are perfect for creative contemporary creative restaurants

Fabrice Sommier, Sommelier at Georges Blanc and MOF (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) in 2007, features "Characterful Beaujolais wines are perfect for creative contemporary creative restaurants".

Speaker: Fabrice Sommier, Sommelier at Georges Blanc and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007

3:15 PM to
4:30 PM 

UDSF - Union de la Sommellerie Française | Sommeliers de France

Cool climate wines. Definition, Character, Style

A round-table discussion led by the best sommeliers will take place in order to define and understand all typicities of cool climate wines. What are the features, similarities and specificities ?

Speakers: Philippe Faure-Brac, Olivier Poussier, Fabrice Sommier et Pascal Léonetti | Moderation: Alexandre Lazareff

4:30 PM to
5:45 PM

UDSF - Union de la Sommellerie Française | Sommeliers de France

Cool climate wines during meals

Cool climate wines are refreshing and elegant, offering an incredible diversity. So many different possibilities that enable wine and food pairings as delicious as bold. The purpose of this round-table discussion will be to highlight the lightness of these wines at a prominent place.

Speakers: Philippe Faure-Brac, Olivier Poussier, Fabrice Sommier et Pascal Léonetti | Moderation: Alexandre Lazareff

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MERCREDI 14 FEVRIER 2018

PLANNING

DETAILS MASTERCLASS

10:15 AM to
11:30 AM

BIVC

Rosés in Centre-Loire

Centre-Loire vineyards are well known to be one of the best terroirs for Sauvignon blanc expressions but the region also produces fresh, lively and very attractive dry rosés. Discovery and tasting of the Centre-Loire rosé gems.

Speaker: Benoit Roumet, Director of Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins du Centre

11:30 AM to
12:45 PM

CIVA

Riesling and Terroirs of Alsace

With more than 3,300ha, the Riesling is the most planted grape variety in Alsace. It has found in this region an amazing palette of soils, which it likes to reveal the nuances.. It’s the best grape to taste the terroir!

Speaker:Thierry Fritsch, Enginee, Œnologist and Marketing/Content Manger - CIVA

12:45 PM to
2:00 PM

VAL DE LOIRE

The emblematic Chenin grape

The emblematic Chenin grape variety in the Loire Valley, a multiplicity of natures and soils that offers a multi-dimensional palette.

Speaker: Philippe Porché, winegrower and President of vins de Saumur