Now we know which #wine #startups will be pitching at #DWCC Montreux!

DWCC 2014 in Montreux is just a few days away and the #wine #startup pitching during the #WBIS session Saturday the 1st at 2:00 pm have now been chosen based on the votes received from #DWCC participants.

The session will start with a short presentation by Marc Roisin & André Ribeirinho about do’s and dont’s when launching a #wine #startup before we move on to hear from 4 wine projects about their new business ventures.

And the nominees for the pitch spots are…

Bottlebooks is like LinkedIn but instead of exchanging CVs, winemakers and their partners exchange wine information while retaining control of their data. With new event management features, it has never been easier to organize wine events and tastings.

CriteeQ® is the app that points you to the most interesting food & wine adresses worldwide: reliable independent recommendations for restaurants, shops, artisans, wineries and wine shops from their network of selected food & wine writers, bloggers and journalists.

Oenojet : make someone’s day with a gift of wine just as you would with flowers. Oenojet allows you to offer wine, champagne and liquor all around the world like you would gift flowers. The bottle are personally delivered within the day by one of the wine merchants in the network. Champagne, white and rosé wine are delivered cold ! Oenojet is going to change the way you gift wine. Tens bouquets of flowers are sold each second around the world, imagine doing the same with wine.

food4wine – wine-food pairing made easy. One click molecular wine-food pairing for every recipe you find makes this the most wanted solution for every foodie and wine lover. It also becomes an effective tool for boosting wine sales for online retailers and wine producers.

Each startup will have 5 minutes and not a second more, to present their project. The winning start-up, assessed by a panel of accomplished entrepreneurs and industry experts for the level of innovation, focus on consumers needs, viability of the business model and the quality of the presentation will be given a special feedback session to discuss future opportunities for their business project as well as 2 free tickets for the 2015 Wine Business Innovation Summit.

The jury will comprise Marc Roisin, Andre Ribeirinho, Hamish Niklin of Google, Greg Lambrecht inventor of Coravin and Diana Isac of Winerist.

The pitching contest will be followed by a Q&A and networking session open to all attendees of the session.

If you have any questions, please contact Marc ( or Faye ( for details.



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