26 February, 2020 - 09:00

Japanese wine and food importers are invited to a mission in Spain by our Spanish EEN partner Employers’ Federation of La Rioja.

The mission will be held on the 26-27 February 2020 in La Rioja, Spain.
Registration deadline: 15 December 2019

The event will consist of:

26th February 2020: B2B meetings. Bilateral business meetings (30’ each one) previously established in individual agendas Logistic ready for wine and products tasting. Importers must attend 16 interwiews, 11 chosen by them and the other 5 by the organizers.

27th February 2020: Visits to Rioja companies´premises. Personalised agenda of visits to Rioja producers (according to the selection made by each importer). A maximun of 3 visits per importer.


Enterprises in the Food & Wine Sector from one of the most important Agrofood industrial areas in Spain (Ebro River Valley - La Rioja): DOCa Rioja wine, tinned vegetables (peppers, artichokes, mushrooms, asparagus, etc.), olive oil, cured meats (serrano ham, chorizo, sausages, pork loin…), sauces, ready meal, dairy products, confectionary, snacks & others.

The first draft catalogue with Rioja companies profiles will be available from 6th November 2019.


Importers/ distributors with purchasing capacity* (legally established since three years at least with a minimum turnover of 500.000 € ). Representatives with capacity of decision in their companies (food chains, supermarkets, purchase agents in the Horeca channel, delicatessen chains of shops and others.

*Applications will be evaluated individually by the organizers.


Travel expenses to La Rioja, and lodging (3 nights) are 100% free for importers and distributors, they will be covered by the organizers.


Register on the website platform: https://food-wine-2020.b2match.io - Deadline 15th December.

The organizers will then assess the registration, and if positive will take contact with the company to organize the trip.