Vinexpo Explorer, view from a participant – William Gallet

Vinexpo Explorer take place on 11-12 September 2017 for the first time. Austria, the guest country, is currently harvesting and buyers can discover the art of picking as well as the potential of the country to become a key player and international consumer trend.

William Gallet (TAN KHOA DISTRIBUTION CORPORATION), is one of the participant. Based in Vietnam, William will take advantage of Vinexpo Explorer to develop his business. Here, is testimonials and his expectations.

  • Can you quickly present the activity of your company  ? 

With 21 years of successful distribution history in Vietnam, 11 branches and 250 employees, T.K is one of the leading wine importer & distributor in Vietnam. 35+ wine vendors including world awarded brands compose the portofolio (Bollinger, JM Cazes, Jaboulet, Torbreck, Ornellaia, Catena, Lapostolle etc.) also including Spirit brands (Brown-Forman & Campari), Sake & Non Alcoholic as well (Monin). Covering all channels nationwide(On, off, modern off trade), T.K also owns a wine retailer brand ”Bacchus Corner” with 4 stores across Vietnam. Latest development includes a regional extension with our newly opened branch in Cambodia.

  • What are the business opportunities for your company to participate in Vinexpo Explorer 2017 ?

Anticipating a potential Austrian wine trend in our South East Asian markets. Meeting buyers from around the world, Austrian producers & obviously reinforcing our presence as emerging markets at Vinexpo.

  • What are you most willing to experience during these two days  ?

Meeting the producers, Experiencing Austrian Vineyards & attending Austrian Wines Masterclasses so as to broaden my knowledge on these wines.