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25 Years of Great Food & Wine at the Boston Wine Expo

Join Us for Boston Wine Expo on Feb 13-14 and our table No. is 762

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When the first Boston Wine Expo took place in 1992 it was one of the first major consumer celebrations of wine and food in the country. Wine was still a bit of a mystery to mainstream America and perceived as either very high-end and somewhat unapproachable or “jug” wine served at college parties.

25 YEARS AT-A-GLANCE

While the Boston Wine Expo is all about quality and not quantity there are none-the-less a variety of impressive stats that we have amassed over twenty-five years:

Seminar Statistics:

Glasses Used – 323,550
Ounces Poured – 252,000
Placemats Used – 35,950
Total Attendance – 35,000
Pounds of Crackers Served – 22,260
Number of Wine Bottles Used – 16,800
Number of Wines Poured – 5,600
Volunteers – 4,200
Number of Seminar Speakers – 950
Total Seminars – 700

Grand Tasting Statistics:

Bottles of Wine – 600,000
Ounces Poured – 15,000,000
Total Attendance – 325,000
Glasses Given Out – 450,000
Chef Demos – 400
Chef Samples Consumed – 60,000
Restaurant Samples Consumed – 300,000
Volunteers – 5,000

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