The 6th Montréal Wine and Spirits Show
An event of choice for wine aficionados and professionals
April 22 to 25, 2004
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Professional buyers (restaurateurs, hoteliers, licensees): April
22 and 23, 2004, 10:00 to 13:00
General public: April 22, 23 and 24, 2004, 12:00 to 21:00, and
April 25, 2004, 12:00 to 18:00
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle (Bleury Street)
Place D'Armes Métro Station, Montréal, Québec
Who: Anyone 18 years and over
How much: $15 (taxes included); includes a tasting glass and the
event guide. Tastings will vary in price depending on products sampled.
The 6th Montréal Wine and Spirits Show will be held from April
22 to 25, 2004, at Palais des Congrès de Montréal. This
grand public event, the largest of its kind in Canada, is presented by
the Association québécoise des agences de vins, bières
et spiritueux (AQAVBS) and major partner Société des alcools
du Québec (SAQ).
A rendez-vous par excellence for individuals on a Bacchic discovery quest,
the Montréal Wine and Spirits Show will welcome all manner of wine
enthusiasts from novice to seasoned professionals. This year, the show
will innovate by offering restaurateurs and hoteliers a forum conducive
to exchange among industry professionals in the morning from 10:00 to
13:00 on April 22 and 23.
A highly anticipated event
Over the years, the Montréal Wine and Spirits Show has become the
most highly anticipated event by connoisseurs and new initiates alike.
Organizers estimate an attendance figure of some 20,000 for the 2004 show.
The great popularity of this internationally renowned event owes not only
to the show's remarkable quality but also to renewed public interest in
wine and spirits.
An exceptional vintage!
The Montréal Wine and Spirits Show 2004 will showcase the major
wine producing regions of the world. In an exhibition hall measuring 9000
m² in area, some 250 producers and distillers from 30 countries will
present more than 2400 products, 600 of which will be offered exclusively
at the show, including a host of essential wine tasting and storage accessories.
Visitors will have the opportunity to discover and taste unique products,
make privileged contact with producers, attend free conferences and wine
tastings, take part in any number of activities designed to enhance their
knowledge of the fascinating world of wine and spirits, and procure rare,
highly coveted vintages for their personal wine cellars.
New! Designated time slots for liquor licensees
Licensed hoteliers and restaurateurs will enjoy the opportunity to meet
and exchange with exhibitors and producers in a professional environment
from 10:00 to 13:00 on April 22 and 23.
An INAO-type tasting glass will be offered all visitors as they enter
the exhibition hall to enable them to appreciate fully the wines and spirits
sampled during the event. Only individuals aged 18 years and over may
attend the show. The cost of admission is $15 and includes both a tasting
glass and official event guide. The cost of tastings varies in accordance
with product offering.
A word about AQAVBS
Founded in 1969, the Association québécoise des agences
de vins, bières et spiritueux (AQAVBS) is a non-profit organization
comprising 70 agent members representing suppliers from producing countries
around the world. In addition to the services offered members, AQAVBS
organizes the Montréal Wine and Spirits Show in partnership with
Société des alcools du Québec.
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