This year, Daejeon International Wine&Spirits Fair(DIWF) has been prized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism as one of the ‘2018 Cultural Tourism Promoting Festival’. Since year 2012, DIWF has been held annually in Daejeon, growing immensely with incredible enthusiasm from the public. Now it is an event that can proudly represent Daejeon as the one-and-only international wine exhibition in Korea.
DIWF is not just a wine exhibition. A mass of the wine wineries that participate in the exhibition is open to the public for a wine sampling event. All one needs to participate is a wine glass of his own, and an entree fee of￦10,000.
‘Asia Wine Trophy’, the biggest wine competition show in Asia take place within DIWF. Under supervision from International Organization of Vine and Wine(OIV), Daejeon International Marketing Enterprise(DIME) and Deutschland Wein Marketing GmbH(DWM) cooperate to host this event. Over 4,000 varieties of wine from 32 nations are rated by 140 jurors working all over the wine industry, from wine production, distribution, education, service and more. Asia Wine Trophy 2018 will start at August 26th, and end in 29th.
There is also an occasion that takes more academic approach to wine. ‘Asia Wine Conference’(AWC), Daejeon’s ‘Specialized Regional Convention’ selected by Korea Tourism Organzation, is a place for renowned wine experts worldwide to learn and debate about whereabouts of the wine industry. From professionals of wine industry, to pure enthusiasts and exhibition participants, anyone is free to take a part in AWC. With AWC, one can experience various wine seminars and master classes of choice. Asia Wine Conference 2018 will last from August 27th to September 2nd.
DIWF 2017 has made great progress in terms of scale. Response from the citizens of Daejeon exceeded all expectations, and participation from wine experts worldwide made a big jump from the 2016 fair too. More progress is expected as is more fun.
2018 Daejeon International Wine&Spirits Fair will be held in Daejeon Trade Exhibition Center, from August 31st, to September 2nd.
DIWF Homepage : http://www.djwinefair.com/