23 - 26 FEBRUARY, 2021
WHAT IS WINE FUTURE?
Wine Future is the third edition of a conference that was designed to address the challenges that the wine industry has been facing. The goal is to offer solutions to those challenges and inspiration to the many companies and individuals affected around the world.
At the present moment, we are facing a challenging time of overlapping crises: the Covid-19 pandemic, its economic repercussions, the current problems of the climate crisis and social discrimination.
Organized virtually, from February 23 to 26, 2021 through Zoom, its list of more than 80 experts from the wine industry will carry out 24 sessions and keynote speeches that will address a wide range of current issues that impact all aspects of our industry.
WINEFUTURE WILL TRANSMIT SOME TALKS THROUGH FACEBOOK FREE OF CHARGE
Each day, part of the program of panels, keynote speeches and entertainment will be broadcast through social networks, completely free of charge.
Tuesday, February 23, for example, the entire opening ceremony, Francis Ford Coppola's keynote speech, and Session 1 on the impacts of Covid-19 will be available to view via the following Facebook accounts:
CELEBRITIES PARTICIPATING IN WINEFUTURE 2021
Dan Nicholl from South Africa and host of the very popular program Dan Really Likes Wine, will be providing the entertainment during the daily break between 18.15 and 18.30 CET. During these breaks Dan will show interviews with celebrities that have a passion for wine such as:
1- Matthew Goode - British actor and star of The Crown and Downtown Abbey series
2- Ernie Els - Golf professional and former number 1 in the world.
3- David Farrell - Also known as Phoenix - bassist and singer of the rock band Linkin Park
4- John Smit - former captain of the South African rugby team
Francis Ford Coppola - Legendary Hollywood director and winery owner will give the keynote address at Wine Future 2021.
Consortium Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, the Wine Institute of California and Fetzer Vineyards confirm their participation and sponsorship of Wine Future 2021.
This unprecedented event was born in 2009 with WineFuture Rioja, a response to the global economic recession to which the international wine industry was no stranger. Chrand Marketing & Events created and executed these meetings with the most relevant minds in the international wine industry to analyze these situations and provide ideas, solutions and inspiration for wine professionals suffering from the consequences of the economic collapse of the late 2000s.
WineFuture Hong Kong
As the wine industry in 2011 turned to emerging Asian markets, new consumers and expanding opportunities, WineFuture Hong Kong's wine tastings by Robert Parker, Jancis Robinson, Pancho Campo and 14 panels comprised of some of the most influential people in the wine industry Francis Ford Coppola, Miguel Torres, James Suckling, Angelo Gaja, Steven Spurrier, Margareth Henriquez, Debra Meiburg and many professionals in business, production and media from 70 countries and reaching 3000 participants.