Viva global trade wine exhibition kicks off this Friday

Viva has organized a tasting class for the exhibition’s attendees with unlimited wine from different parts of the world


Viva, leading wines & spirits importer & distributor will kick off its first wine exhibition in Nairobi in a bid to tap into the fast-growing retail trade network and hospitality sectors.

The exhibition which is slated for the 4th and 5th of October at the Park Inn by Radisson, Westlands, is expected to attract over 400 wine lovers and traders from across the region.

Different from the other events, Viva Global has organized a tasting class for its attendees at an affordable price of KSh.3000 per class with unlimited wine from different parts of the world, local cheese and chocolate.

“This event will give our customers a good chance to see our entire range of new world wines. The expo will feature everything from wine tasting to wine education. Enthusiast as well as the wine professionals. They will also have an opportunity to meet experts from viticulture backgrounds at the trade exhibition,” says Ms Meera Karia, Business Development Manager.

This, of course, isn’t Nairobi’s first wine event, in recent years Nairobi as had at its disposal different wine events such as Nairobi Wine Week and The Sommeliers cup.

What to expect at the event


The attendees should expect to sample many grape varieties from different regions such as reds (a selection of Cabernet Sauvignon from different regions, Merlot and Shiraz from Australia and the popular Pinotage from South Africa) and whites such as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay in addition to a lovely range of Rose wines also.

The exhibition will also target decision-makers of the Food & Beverage departments of the hospitality industry, restaurateurs, retailers, and serious wine consumers for those who have also have a passion for wines.

At the same time, the tasting class will give the consumers an opportunity for sensory examination and evaluation of wine. The tasting classes will highlight the differences between various wines.

“One gets a chance to discover major wine growing regions, important grape varietals and the significance and meaning of terroir. While tasting through a flight of wine, you’ll learn these very easily and also discover the techniques of smell, sip, taste and evaluate,” says Ms Karia. (sic)

Tickets are available for purchase on Ticket Sasa.



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