The International Noble Wines Exhibition is the only wine show dedicated exclusively to fortified, dessert, and natural sweet wines. It takes place every two years in Jerez de la Frontera, the Andalusian town that shares its name (sherry in English) with one of the most famous wines produced in Spain. The Vinoble site is Jerez's Arab Alcazar whose interior encloses the Renaissance Palace of Villavicencio. The stands are installed in the palace's rooms and gardens.
The best labels from all producing areas of fortified and sweet wines are present at Vinoble:
From Argentina, late harvests, natural sweet wines, muscatels, botrytis and so forth.
From Austria, fine rot sweet wines from Kremstal, Neusiedlersee and Neusiedlersee-Hügelland
From Canada, icewines from the Ontario vineyards.
From Chile, muscatels and late vintage semillon-sauvignon and riesling-gewürztraminer.
From France, wines originating in Sauternes, Barsac, Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Mombazillac, Pacherenc, Gaillac, Jurançon, Sainte Croix du Mont, Loupiac and Bergerac.
From Germany, late vintage sweet wines, Auslese, Beerenauslese, Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswine, from vineyards growing along the banks of the Rhine and its tributaries .
From Greece, wines from Samos, Santorini, Patras, Macedonia and Crete.
From Hungary, the legendary wines produced in the volcanic hills of Tokaj
From Italy, holy wine, passito and moscato.
From Japan, noble rot, sweet and fortified wines.
From New Zealand, late harvests Riesling and Gewürztraminer.
From Portugal, vintage ports, muscatels from Setúbal and sweet wines from Madeira.
From Slovenia, sweet wines made from Riesling, Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Moscato.
From Spain, an extensive variety of sweet and fortified wines. Sherry with its finos, manzanillas, olorosos amontillados, creams, pedro ximénez, pale creams, and muscatels; the finos, amontillados, olorosos and Pedro Ximénez from Montilla-Moriles (Cordoba); sweet wines from Catalonia; fortified wines from the County of Huelva; muscatels from Valencia, Malaga and Navarra; fondillones from Alicante; malmsey from the Canaries; sweet wines from Yecla and Jumilla; late vintages from Rueda and Rias Baixas....
From South Africa, botrytis, muscatels and late vintages.
From Switzerland, late harvest from Valais.
From United States, muscatels and dessert wines from California.
From Uruguay, late vintage Riesling and Gewürztraminer.
The next event will be in Jerez de la Frontera in May 2010. Vinoble will take place as in previous years in: El Alcazar. C.P. 11408 (Jerez de la Frontera, España).