Guest lecturer at Geisenheim Univeristy

Guest lecturer at Geisenheim Univeristy

Last week I was down at Geisenheim Univeristy and hold a Guest lecture for students doing a Bachelor in International Wine Business. I Think Prof. Dr. Jon Hanf and Manuela Ortner for the invitation to help out and speak about the Swedish market and the role for the importer in this given market. It was a pleasure to meet with very ambitious students studying the international program at the Geisenheim University and discuss our markets but also hear thoughts students

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Concealed Wines goes to Piedmont

Concealed Wines goes to Piedmont

About a week ago we all packed our bags here at Concealed Wines and went on our yearly conference; this year to Piedmont. I think we can all agree that Piedmont delivered on so many different levels. Once we landed in Milan we checked out our rented mini-buss and drove off to our first producer visit: Grimaldi In four generations the Grimaldi family has planted grapes in Diano d’Alba. Here you will find: Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo d’Alba, Dolcetto di Diano

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Trip to Geisenheim University in Rheingau to meet wiht Akshat

Trip to Geisenheim University in Rheingau to meet wiht Akshat

Yesterday I took a trip to Germany to a small village called Geisenheim. The village is located in the Rheingau wine region and have about 10.000 inhabitants. Our previous intern Akshat is a student at the wine University in Geiseheim. During my stay I particpated to presentation of Akshats Bachelor thesis. Overall Akshat did a good job in the presentation. For more information About the University in Geisenheim please visit link below. Link to Geisenheim University website Congratulations to you

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Concealed Wines visits Prowein 2017

Concealed Wines visits Prowein 2017

In March we had the opportunity to visit the Prowein fair in Düsseldorf. This year Emelie joined for the first time and the others of us were Simon, Calle and Emma. We had a very good fair meeting lots of the producers we already work with, but we also met some new contacts that we hope to work with in the future. Prowein keeps growing each year so it’s difficult to meet everyone, but we tried our best with busy

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Concealed Wines attends the Jura & Bourgogne fair at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm

Concealed Wines attends the Jura & Bourgogne fair at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm

Yesterday there was a wine event organized at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm for Jura and Bourgogne wines. Concealed Wines was present at one of the stands together with our producer Fruitière Vinicole d’ Arbois which is one of the very first cooperative wineries established in France. Founded in 1906 by 26 wine-growers from Arbois, it is now one of the most important cooperatives in Jura with more than a hundred winegrowing members.  Fruitière Vinicole d’ Arbois brought 6 wines that

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Calle and Simon attend Millésime Bio and Vinisud in the south of France

Calle and Simon attend Millésime Bio and Vinisud in the south of France

Earlier this week Simon and Calle travelled to the south of France to attend two of the biggest French wine fairs: Millésime Bio in Marseille and Vinisud in Montpellier. Millésime Bio is a wine fair that focuses only on organic wines. This year over 900 organically certified exhibitiors from 16 countries presented their wines to visitors from all over the world. Vinisud is a three day show that had also over 900 exhibitors present and over 20,000 visitors from over

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Simon travels to Spain

Simon travels to Spain

Last week Simon packed his extra warm coat and headed down to beautiful Spain to meet with some of our producers there. He had a very good trip (minus the cold weather – it was colder there than it is up here in the North!). It is always a pleasure and great opportunity to get to meet up with our producers in person and visit their vineries and production sites. We hope to have the opportunity to come down soon

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Stockholm beer and whisky festival with Tuatara

Stockholm beer and whisky festival with Tuatara

This year Stockholm’s beer and whisky festival is celebrating 25 years and Concealed Wines was there together with Tuatara. Tuatara shared a booth with NKB (Nordic Kiwi Brewers) where they were serving Tuataras APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale) also available at Systembolaget (click here for more information), Sauvinova (Single Hop Pale Ale) and Cone Head (Air Hopped IPA). This year the fair hit a new record with 37,100 beer lovers from all over the world! Did you know that New Zealand

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Concealed Wines goes to Cabris, France

Concealed Wines goes to Cabris, France

Last week we all packed our bags and went off to beautiful Cabris in the south of France for our yearly conference. We were able to look back at the previous year and look ahead to the coming year and set some exciting new goals that we are looking forward to achieving! When in France, we of course also took the time to enjoy some delicious food and beautiful wines that the country has to offer. All in all, we

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Emma visits ALKO stores in Helsinki, Finland

Emma visits ALKO stores in Helsinki, Finland

The past week I had the pleasure to visit beautiful Helsinki, Finland. While enjoying some of the sunny weather I took the chance to visit some ALKO stores. There I had the chance to see several of our products, how they’re positioned and at what frequency they’re available in different stores. I also managed to get a better idea of our competitors and the current label trend in Finland. Very interesting indeed. Not least, I saw that the new vintages

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