Bordeaux “Parc des Expositions” Exhibition Centre
Sunday 16 June to Thursday 20 June 2013
Sunday 16 June to Wednesday 19 June 2013: 8.30 to 18.30
Thursday 20 June 2013: 8.30 to 16.30
General exhibition map
See the general exhibition map.
Transport network map
Trade professionals only
Vinexpo is solely for and associated businesses (restaurants, Duty Free, etc.) as well as journalists.
An entry badge is required to enter the exhibition.
Young people under 18 years old are not permitted to attend the exhibition. Anyone seeking admission with a child will be refused entry.
Animals are not allowed anywhere on site at the Exhibition Centre or Convention Centre.
Appropriate business attire must be worn.
Admission to events
All guests of cocktail parties, conferences and presentations that take place inside Vinexpo must have entry badges or a Vinexpo invitation.
An entry badge is required to enter the exhibition.
This can be obtained:
- Free by any trade professional with a Vinexpo invitation
- For €40 inclusive of VAT by all visitors without invitation cards, who can provide documentary proof of their professional activity in the wine and spirits sector.
Fees and badges are valid for all 5 days of the exhibition.
Please note: a printed e-invitation does not give you acess to the exhibition.
Intuitive and effective, “My Vinexpo” enables you to plan your itinerary at the exhibition: select the exhibitors you want to meet, choose the conferences and tastings, which interest you, print a map showing your visits, your calendar of events and all the practical information you need.
The “My Vinexpo” Web App
This year, “My Vinexpo” will be available for all Smartphones. Just connect to the web app my.vinexpo.com from the end of April. You will thus be able to find your exhibitor and event lists on your PC or your mobile and continue to prepare your visit whenever you like.
New! With its geo-location function, this web app can direct you as you travel to or from the exhibition. This cleverly designed pocket tool can really help you save time!
Scan this QR code for direct access to the my.vinexpo.com web app.
The Vinexpo Catalogue
This is the most comprehensive wine and spirits directory in the world containing all exhibitors and products as well as an exhibition map.
From now on, you can order the Catalogue
by internet at a preferential price.
Once you are at Vinexpo, you will be able to purchase the Catalogue directly from our hostesses at the 3 exhibition entrances, but you can also collect it if you have ordered it before on line.
The Vinexpo 2013 Guide
The Vinexpo 2013 Guide is the tool you absolutely need to get the most out of your visit to the exhibition.
It is distributed free at exhibition entrances and information desks, and lists all services available at the exhibition as well as all the conferences, presentations and events organised during Vinexpo 2013.
It also contains information about the different means of transport available for travelling to the exhibition.
To see all direct or connecting flights to or from Bordeaux:
Air France, official carrier for Vinexpo
Air France is partnering with Vinexpo 2013 to offer you the best price for your air ticket.
Identification code for use when making reservations: 17326AF
Air France VIP service
Air France is partnering with Vinexpo 2013 to offer a VIP service for Vinexpo passengers travelling in Business or First on AF flights.
Air France staff will welcome you at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Lyon-Saint Exupéry airports to help you with your transfer. You will be received by Air France personnel as you arrive in Bordeaux.
Bordeaux is connected by rail to the main European cities and of course Paris by “TGV” high-speed train.
Bordeaux is readily accessible via the French motorway network.
Our room booking service is at your disposal.
Fill in the form and choose your payment method. Our booking service will rapidly send you a proposal as close as possible to your requirements.
This service can also offer high quality bed & breakfast solutions.
A free shuttle service is available to provide easy travel to the Exhibition Centre (Parc des Expositions de Bordeaux-Lac) and Convention Centre (Palais des Congrès).
Arrival and departure points:
- Shuttle 4 to city centre ("Centre-Ville"): Entrance Kof Hall 3, Entrance F of Hall 2 and Entrance V of the Convention Centre.
- Shuttle 10 to "Les Aubiers" tram terminus: Entrance V of Convention Centre only.
Shuttles serve Vinexpo all day from Merignac Airport, Saint-Jean train station, the city centre, Les Aubiers and Mériadeck.
There is also a morning and evening transfer on the “Boulevards” and “Caudéran-Le Bouscat-Bruges” lines for exhibitors and visitors staying in bed & breakfast venues to go to the exhibition and return.
Three lines also provide a morning and night service from and to the main hotel centres in the area: Arcachon, Le Pian Médoc, Blanquefort, Eysines, Libourne, Saint-Emilion, Bègles, Pessac, Villenave d’Ornon, Saint Médard-en-Jalles and Saint Jean d’Illac.
New in 2013: a fare-paying shuttle from the Convention Centre to Quinconces Square will be available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, leaving at 19.30, 20.15 and 21.0. Passengers will be asked to show proof that they are entitled to enter the exhibition.
Single fare: €10 per person
3-day ticket: €25 per person
Tickets must be bought from the shuttle driver.
Bus line running via "Les Aubiers" to the Convention Centre and/or the Exhibition Centre:
Liane 14 : Les Aubiers - Palais des Congrès (Convention Centre) – Parc des Expositions (Exhibition Centre)
For further information: www.infotbc.com
3 tram lines serve Bordeaux and its suburbs. Line C serves the exhibition.
Mérignac Centre <> Floirac Dravemont or La Gardette Bassens Carbon Blanc
Pessac Centre <> Claveau or Bassin à Flots
Bègles Terres Neuves <> Les Aubiers
The Vinexpo shuttle 10 connects the "Les Aubiers" terminus of Line C to the Convention Centre.
See a map of the tram lines on: www.infotbc.com
Taxi ranks are located at Entrance F (Hall 2), Entrance K (Hall 3) and Entrance V (Convention Centre).
Day rates from 7:0 to 19:0
Night rates from 19:0 + Sundays and public holidays
- ALLO BORDEAUX TAXI Tel : +33 (0)5 56 31 61 07
- ALLO TAXIS GIRONDINS Tel : +33 (0)5 56 80 70 37
- AQUITAINE TAXI RADIO Tel : +33 (0)5 56 86 80 30
- TAXI 33 Tel : +33 (0)5 56 74 95 06
- TAXI TELE Tel : +33 (0)5 56 96 00 34
VINEXPO has established routes that we advise you to follow to make your ride easier.
To travel to and from Vinexpo, follow the signs bellow:
Excelbis, partner of Vinexpo 2013 offers a wide range of rental vehicles.
Tel. : +33 (0)5 56 47 91 91
Fax. : +33 (0)5 56 13 02 00
Book online your car with our premium partner SIXT and get an immediate 20% discount on your rental.
Bordeaux Train Station (Exit Belcier) :
Tel. : +33 (0)5 56 92 08 35 / e-mail :
Tel. : +33(0)5 56 34 08 15 / e-mail :
Booking Service (Code Vinexpo) :
Tel. : +33 (0)1 44 38 55 55
Fully equipped free car parks are available in the vicinity of Halls 2 and 3 (Access by Entrance F and Entrance K) of the Exhibition Centre and near the Convention Centre.
There are 3 information desks to help guide you before you arrive at the exhibition:
- At Bordeaux Mérignac airport
- At Bordeaux Saint-Jean train station
- At the "Bordeaux Tourisme" office in the city centre
At the exhibition
Our hostesses welcome you at the 3 exhibition entrances:
- Hall 2: Entrance F
- Hall 3: Entrance K
- Convention Centre: Entrance V
Cloakrooms with left luggage facilities
€2 per item per day at Entrances F, K and V
Open from 8.0 to 20.0 from Sunday to Wednesday and from 8.0 to 18.0 on Thursday.
Please note: after 8.0 p.m. articles must be recovered in the same place the next day from 8.30 a.m.
Any unrecovered articles at the end of the exhibition will be sent back if claimed.
Information desks / Catalogue sales point
At these information points, you can find out everything you need and buy the complete Catalogue containing lists of all the exhibitors at Vinexpo for €35, tax included.
You can take advantage of the preferential price of €30, tax included, by ordering your catalogue now on this website and by collecting it when you arrive at the exhibition at the information points at Entrances F, K and V.
6 information desks / catalogue sales points at the exhibition:
- Hall 1 : Cross aisles 1 and 35, and in the Avenue
- Hall 2 : Entrance F
- Hall 3 : Entrance K
- Convention Centre : Entrance V
There is a minibus service linking Exhibition Halls 1, 2 and 3 and the Convention Centre ("Tastings by Vinexpo" areas and conference halls).
Golf cars with drivers are also available to take you along the lakeside of Hall 1.
The floating footbridge on the lake gives easy access to the Convention Centre from the 3 exhibition halls and back.
Our hostesses are on hand at the information desks in each hall. They can direct you and provide the information you require.
Large exhibition floor plans will also help you locate the venues that interest you.
Along Aisle F on the gardens side of Vinexpo, you will find different ways to enjoy lunch.
Les Restaurants du Jardin
6 restaurants introduce guests to the gastronomy of the French regions represented at Vinexpo.
Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur - F 140
+33 (0)5 57 84 90 13
Côtes de Bordeaux - F 150
+33 (0)5 57 84 90 13
La Rôtisserie Corse - F 180
+33 (0)4 95 32 91 32 / +33 (0)6 28 57 42 12
Restaurant de France French Paradox - F190
+33 (0)6 22 54 15 08
L'Alsace Zinger - F 280
+33 (0)6 84 95 54 75
La table de Pessac Léognan & des Graves - F 290
+33 (0)6 81 21 20 87
Les Brasseries du Jardin
7 brasseries offer faster lunch solutions.
Louis - F 10
+33 (0)6 18 83 72 00
Huitrerie Badets - F50
+33 (0)6 84 83 69 15
Côté Lacoste - F 70
+33 (0)6 15 65 90 12
Aymeric - F80
+33 (0)6 08 53 92 85 / +33 (0)6 08 24 90 99
La Bodega - F 240
+33 (0)6 07 41 42 79
Yvette - F 260
+33 (0)6 72 01 76 28
Le Vendangeur - F 310
+33 (0)6 81 21 20 87
Les Corners du Jardin
3 corner shops for a quick snack or a takeway meal.
Louise - F 90
+33 (0)6 18 83 72 00
Corner Fromages Jean d'Alos - F 120
+33 (0)6 80 73 88 85
Corner Dubernet - F210
+33 (0)6 88 61 07 04
Services in the Avenue (Hall 1 - Gates 15 to 17)
To make your visit easier, the General Exhibition Office, the Press Centre, Club Vinexpo and other services are situated together in the “Avenue” in the centre of Hall 1.
Concierge services and facilities
For something unforeseen at the last minute, an improvised meal, if you’ve lost your glasses or if you need a dry cleaner, our concierge services can help with the widest range of requirements. You will find concierge services in 2 locations: Hall 1 in the Avenue and Hall 2, Entrance F.
The Business Centre
With photocopiers, fax, PCs, printers and Internet access.
Our room booking service
For all your accommodation reservations or last-minute changes.
For information, booking changes and check-in.
It will help you find out more about Bordeaux and its area.
Cité des civilisations du vin
Part museum, part theme park and part forum for gatherings and idea generation, Bordeaux’s next major symbolic site will come to life in 2016. The first building block will be symbolically laid during Vinexpo. In the Avenue, a model of the building and a film will give visitors an idea of what Cité des civilisations du vin will be.
The well-being area
A place to relax with make-up tips, perfuming and well-being massages from Galeries Lafayette.
Car rental firms
Excelbis and Sixt
Christie’sChristie's is the world's largest fine arts auction house, organizing nearly a thousand events per year, covering eighty different categories.
International Wine and Spirits Who's Who
This reference work compils more than 12,000 sets of contact details and 1,000 bilingual biographies of the VIPs in the wine and spirits industry.
Specialised in creating authentic leather goods made in France. Bags, belts, trouser suspenders and accessories. Discover our timeless designs!
Mademoiselle de Margaux
The Mademoiselle de Margaux chocolate factory offers a range of genuine spacialities, with a unique shape and surprising associations: Sarments du Médoc, Perle du Médoc, Guinette et Raisin.
The Aquitaine Syndicate of Sales Reps. (CSACA)
The Post Office
Open 10.0 to 17.0
The Vinexpo Press Centre
For journalists only
For Club members only
The Head Office
La Boutique in the Avenue
La Boutique featuring Hermès, Mollat books, LDB Gallery and Chef & Sommelier.
Since 1837, Hermès has developed a large range of goods including silk, fashion wear, leather, arts of the table and perfume. Emile Hermès, the grandson of the founder has explained the house philosophy as follows: “Don’t congratulate us. What we do here is bring objects into existence. You, our customers bring them to life”.
The Bordeaux bookshop founded in 1896, is today 2,700 square metres of interconnecting display areas in the city centre that house 170,000 titles. It features a wide selection of works on wine.
Visit our website at www.mollat.com.
Contemporary & Modern Art Gallery
Lieven De Buck puts his years of experience and excellent relationships with current top artist at your disposal. Investing in art requires a lot of knowledge and experience.
Do not hesitate to consult the LDB GALLERY before you wish to purchase or sell an artwork. We will advise and assist you to make a good decision.
LDB GALLERY – 50 Chemin des Trious – FR 06570 – Saint Paul de Vence - France
Tel. +33 (0)6 40 88 38 86 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chef & Sommelier
Chef & Sommelier reinvents wine and spirits tasting with innovative stemware and decanter collections. Chef & Sommelier is a 100% expert brand of Arc International Group, worldwide tableware leader.
Come and discover its iconic lines and novelties with daily comparative tastings on booth D151, L’Avenue – Hall 1
Join us on www.chefsommelier.com and follow us on www.facebook.com/chefetsommelier
ATM (cash dispensers)
- 1 outside, Aisle F near Gate 31
- 2 outside in the covered passageway at Door 3 of Hall 1
- Aubiers Police station +33 (0)5 56 50 52 93
- Bordeaux Police station +33 (0)5 56 85 77 77
Medical assistance/ Fire brigade / First aid station: +33 (0)5 56 11 88 88
Free service with doctor and nurse on duty.
Sunday to Wednesday: 8.0 – 19.0
Thursday: 8.0 to 18.0
An ambulance is also available.
- 15 trade journals on stands in the Publications Areas in Hall 1 between Cross Aisles 5 and 6, 26 lakeside, 26 garden side, and 33 and 34.
- 25 other publications available for free in the 4 international press kiosks located at Entrance F, Hall 1 Cross Aisle 1 and Cross Aisle 35, and in The Avenue.
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Reserved parking at Gates F and K.
Disabled transport can enter via Gate H (H car park) and drop people off in front of Entrance K.
The shuttles running from the Exhibition Centre to the Convention Centre are fitted with disabled access.
Accessibility of amenities
All amenities, halls, stands and restaurant areas are accessible for the disabled.
Certain sectors are not however accessible to people with reduced mobility: upper floors, stands with upstairs levels, including Club du Lac, and the floating footbridge.
As an alternative for the footbridge, the shuttles which run between the Exhibition Centre and the Convention Centre are equipped with disabled access.