17th International Wine Fair International Wine Show Prague, which took place at the Hilton 12. 10. 2016 was successful in all aspects.

63 exhibitors came present their work from abroad and from the Czech Republic. Over 400 visitors from the professional public could taste wines of producers and distributors from many different regions of Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany. Austria, the Czech Republic, Moldova, Hungary, Croatia, Africa, USA and Japan.

IWSP Invitation accepted special guests, world-renowned Masters of Wine: Caroline Gilby, Roman Echensperger, Lenka Sedláčková and Kenichi Ohashi, who led at the autumn fair four supplementary programs - Masterclass with tastings of thematically selected wines.

The capacity of these supplementary programs is always limited and this year was nearly filled the place after starting the registration. Concept of the oldest German association VDP. Die Prädikatsweingüter led by Roman Echensperger and "Sake culture pure" Kenichiho Ohashiho was presented to our visitors for the first time in the Czech Republic.

Kenichi Ohashi MW and Master of Sake presented six top producers of sake. For this occasion, Mr. Ohashi chose them from all over Japan to Czech visitors could taste premium and ultra-premium sake and appreciate the taste nuances that this drink offers.

For this occasion, also the IWSP Fair received official patronage of the Embassy of Japan granted by ambassador his Excellency Tetsuo Yamakawa.

IWSP Fair reconfirmed that a leading market position in the field of trade in wine deserves and now we are planning further business meeting in April 2017.

Partners of 17th IWSP Fair 12. 10. 2016:

Vittel, Perrier, Illy Café, Wine Fund of the Czech Republic, Embassy of Japan in the Czech Republic, Finespa, PromoSiena, Wine of Moldava, Víno&Styl magazine, Beverage&Gastronomy magazine.