What is Map of Flavours?
Who organises Map of Flavour?
Map of Flavours is organised by Wine Plus, a a company specializing in "wine communication" for the wine industry. At the crossroads between production and consumption, Wine Plus caters to the communication needs of wine producers, wine merchants and the general public.
As a wine specialist, Wine Plus has been appointed scientific and web collaborator at major Greek umbrella organisations on their pilot programs: Greek Wine Federation, National Interprofessional Organization of Vine and Wine of Greece, Wine Producers Association of the Vineyard of Northern Greece (Wine Roads of Northern Greece).
As a wine and gastronomy marketing specialist, Wine Plus undertakes: Wine and Food marketing planning and development, Public Relations programs (strategic planning, Publicity, Media), promotion events for wineries and individual winemakers, ghost writing, special printed material, websites, wine education.
As an event management company, Wine Plus organizes the important, annual wine and spirits consumer wine fair "Map of Flavours" (Hartis ton Gefseon) and several other major wine tastings, such as "Rosé Grand Tasting", a major tasting of rosé wines, "Wines of Cyprus" (annual wine Tasting) and others.
Also organizes cooking courses, gastronomic dinners, oenogastronomic tours, Wine Club tastings.
As a publisher specializing in wine and gastronomy, Wine Plus publishes the Wine Plus magazine, a free press on wine, gastronomy, oenotourism. A review, published since December 2003, Wine Plus magazine is distributed in Thessaloniki, Athens, selected spots throughout Greece.
Covid - 19
Responsibility and adaptation to the new conditions are required for the times we are living in. This is the reason why we assure you that the Map of Flavours 2021 will be held under a completely safe environment for participants and visitors. This will be achieved by conforming to a health Covid-free protocol for the organization of trade fairs and social events, in order to prevent the spread of the pandemic.
There will be 2 time zones, daily:
In the interim, the venue will remain empty of visitors.
1. Entry to the Ioannis Vellidis Congress Center will be allowed exclusively to people who have been vaccinated or have recovered from Covid by displaying the GreenPass (proof of vaccination/recovery SARS-Cov-2 or the EU COVID Certificate).
Upon displaying the proof of vaccination or recovery, everyone’s identification will be verified through a State Id card or a Passport
2. Pre-registration is required for all visitors (not only for ticket holders but also for free-entry invitation holders).
Find here the preregistration platform for the Map of Flavours 2021.
3. Free-entry invitation holders are asked to do the pre-registration by using the free entry code printed on the invitation.
4. Once you have completed the pre-registration, you will receive an email and an sms with your personal QRcode which must be displayed at the reception of the event, at the foyer of the Ioannis Vellidis Congress Center.
Please have the code with you printed or in your mobile.
5. Tickets for visitors who have a personal QR entry code may be purchased at the reception of the event.
Tickets for one time zone (8€) and two time zones (14€) are available.
The complimentary tickets (for free-entry invitation holders) are valid only for one time zone.
All tickets include a wine tasting glass, an individual spittoon and an individual entry wristband.
Who will I see?
What will I taste?
Wine lovers, members of the trade and press will be able to sample a broad spectrum of wines, ranging from fresh, lively wines for everyday enjoyment to top-flight great growths from Greece's best vineyards. In all, more than 1300 red, rosé and white, still and sparkling, dry, semi-dry and sweet wines will be available including the likes of Greece favourites, as well as international brands.
What extra events will I attend?
As well as the Greece’s top wine companies exhibiting alongside exciting international brands, there’ll be demonstrations from the experts, talks from wine makers, tastings from familiar and lesser known brands and cooking workshops from the Thessaloniki’s top chefs.
What is the Wine Plus wine notebook?
Since last year, we publish a printed Wine Notebook with the aim of upgrading the wine experience and facilitating note-keeping by the visitors.
What is the Rosé Grand Tasting @Thessaloniki?
Rosé Grand Tasting @Thessaloniki is the spring event of Map of Flavours.
WHAT: Acquaint your palate with the outstanding rosé wines that hail from Greek and famous international vineyards. The RGT is expected to be one of Greece’s most popular annual wine tastings.
WHEN: June 6, 2020
WHERE: Makedonia Palace Hotel, M. Aexandrou 2, Thessaloniki
What about the event photography?
The wine show and its parallel events with be photographed and filmed by a professional photographer.
Due to the public nature of the event, photos and video footage will be used to promote it on the most important media and social network.
Upon entering the exhibition, visitors confirm their consent to their eventually appearance in the photos and / or video recording that will be published.