London Wine Fair 2019

19th February, 2019

Bursting at the seams with outstanding content and exciting zones, London Wine Fair is the unmissable show for the whole drinks trade.

Why visit?

  • Taste and compare 14,000 wines from 32 countries
  • Learn more with an expanded programme of curated tastings
  • Enjoy tasting masterclasses and walk-ups
  • Get in the know on trade issues with our Industry Briefings
  • Network with the whole of the wine trade
  • Explore dedicated country and exhibitor type areas
  • Discover exciting zones from the Innovation Zone to Drinks Britannia

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

19th February, 2019

Be part of the biggest gathering of Bulk Wine, Bulk Spirits and Private Label professionals in the US.

No show offers buyers a greater opportunity to meet producers who offer private label wine, spirits, bulk wine, bulk spirits and contract manufacturing. IBWSS is the ONLY show in the US that will bring the world to you.  Over the course of two days leading figures from the global and US wine industry will share their advice, insights, and experiences on how bulk wine and spirits can help grow your private label and branded product business. The event will include a combination of conference sessions and workshop-style sessions.

Who Should Attend?

IBWSS buyers are other wineries and distilleries looking to meet up their demand, Importers, Retailers, and Distributors looking for private label programs, negotiants who are looking to meet the growers and producers. Get your visitor pass today and meet the leading bulk and private label suppliers from all over the world.

Show Times:

Conference Starts: 9 am

Expo Floor Opens: 11 am

Vinitaly 2019

13th February, 2019

Producers, importers, distributors, restaurateurs and journalists from all around the world travel to Verona to learn about market trends, discover innovations and create new business opportunities.

An important role in promoting contacts between sector professionals and producers is played by the numerous tastings scheduled over the four days of the Exhibition: guided and walk-around tastings, prestigious vertical tastings, seminars and informative events Img-newsletter2.jpg

DISCOVER THE NEXT EDITION OF VINITALY WITH THE BRAND NEW EXHIBITOR CATALOGUE
VINITALY DIRECTORY!

The new Exhibitor Catalogue has become a fully-functional, informative portal open 365 days a year to help you find precisely the wine you are looking for.

The catalogue facilitates searches for professionals attending the event: you can search by geographical area, type of wine and price range, as well as sales channel, export area and much more.

The new Vinitaly portal is the ideal meeting place for everyone buying and selling wine around the world.

Vinexpo Bordeaux

13th February, 2019

Vinexpo Bordeaux is your unmissable springboard onto the international scene, exclusively for wine and spirits professionals, taking place from 13 to 16 May 2019 at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre. At the request of buyers, Vinexpo has brought the date of the world-famous event forward by 1 month, while keeping it a resolutely spring fixture. The event will retain its lively format over the four days punctuated by meetings, discoveries and networking opportunities among the major players in the sector from all over the world.

Prowein 2019

13th February, 2019

RAW WINE London

13th February, 2019
Top natural wine producers from around the world will be converging on London for RAW WINE in March. Over 150 specially selected growers will be showcasing their wines for industry and consumers alike.
All the wines are lowintervention, farmed organically or biodynamically, harvested by hand and made without excessive use of processing and additives. Many have a cult following and feature on the lists of the world’s best restaurantsSpeakers’ Corner makes a welcome return to the London fair this year. Taking place in partnership with some of the UK’s top low-intervention organic, biodynamic and natural wine importers the corner will host a variety of tastings.
 
The fair is the highlight of #rawwineweek, 6th-13th March, a nationwide celebration of natural wines with tutored tastings, glass offers and wine makers dinners. Throughout the week restaurants, bars, wine shops, distributors and importers will all be hosting events to showcase growers exhibiting at the fair. To hold an event during the week please contact martino@rawwine.com
RAW WINE London
●   Closest Tube Stations: Temple (3 mins walk); Covent Garden & Holborn (9 mins walk)
●   Entry Prices (all tastings free once inside):  
o    Consumers: 1-day access: £45 | 2-day access: £75 (online only)
o    Trade: 1-day access: £15 | 2-day access: £30 (online only) 
o    Free for press – register via website: https://www.rawwine.com/press-registration/
●   All tickets bookable via the website: https://www.rawwine.com/fairs/london-2019/buy-tickets/
●   Social: twitter – @rawwine, facebook –  rawwineworld , instagram – @rawwineworld
 
#rawwineweek
●   6th – 13th March 2019

Wine Show Chelsea 2019

8th February, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that The Wine Show Chelsea 2019 will be back at Chelsea Old Town Hall on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October 2019.

Once again, the show will bring together the very best brands in the world of wine, offering free masterclass on exciting topics, including Champagne, and showcasing exceptional products from all over the globe.

What’s on? International and boutique wine producers, spirits brands from across the world, free masterclasses, a beer zone, a G&T bar, delicious food stands and more…

Exhibitors and Masterclasses to be announced soon.

The Root of it All – Bancroft Wines Annual Tasting

8th February, 2019

Our annual Portfolio Tasting, called The Root of it All, will feature 37 Producer tables (including 11 new producers), from 11 different countries. A bigger and better free pour section, with a shortlist of spot on BTG choices and some Independents Essentials-

-Among the new producers we are proud to be featuring Franco Conterno (Piedmont), Edi Simčič (Slovenia), Schwarztrauber (Pfalz, Germany), Glaetzer (Barossa), Chateau de Berne (Provence), and Sedelscombe (Kent), and more…

-A Burgundy Table to highlight out exceptional Burgundy portfolio, featuring current vintage as well as a selection of 2017 En Primeur

-Free Pour table with a selection of ‘By the Glass Stars’ and ‘Independents’ Essentials’ for those short on time

-2 ‘Soil Sesseions’: informal conversations and tastings covering fascinating topics, featuring 3 winemakers with very diverse perspectives:

 

Soil Session 1 @ 11am is called ‘Living Soil: Style, Sustainability, and the Legacy for Future Generations’. We will be discussing how soils and soil management affect wine style, as well as the importance of biodiversity and planning for long-term sustainability. Featuring:

Danny Lucchesi of Delicato Family Vineyards, Northern California, USA

Quentin Paillard of Champagne Pierre Paillard, Champagne, France

Carl Schultz of Hartenberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa

 

Soil Session 2 @ 3pm is all about ‘Making sense of sulphites’ and we will be examining issues related to terroir, style and quality, as well as discussing the market for low or non-sulphite wines. A key point will be a discussion of how the addition of sulphites affects vintage and vineyard expression, in addition to wine longevity. Featuring:

Francesca Coppola of Pizzolato, Veneto, Italy

Daniele Conterno of Franco Conterno, Piedmont, Italy

Aleks Simčič of Edi Simčič, Goriška Brda, Slovenia

The International Food and Drink Event 2019

5th February, 2019

The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) is a celebration of 1,350 innovative, global and cutting-edge food and drink manufacturers.

IFE inspires food and drink buyers to discover emerging trends by meeting thousands of future focused producers face-to-face at the UK’s leading and largest food and drink industry event.

Journey through the senses as you see, taste, smell and touch revolutionary products, plus broaden your network by meeting your peers, and witnessing thought-provoking content in a way that simply cannot be done over the phone, online or in print.

Taking place at ExCeL on 17-20 March in London, the home of food & drink innovation, and co-located with Pro2Pac, the UK’s only food & drink processing & packaging event, the joint festival is a must attend event for all future focused companies.

Please note, the event is trade only. Students and children are not allowed entry.

Roberson Wine – New Acts of the Year

1st February, 2019

NEW ACTS OF THE YEAR 2019  sponsored by Roberson Wine

Are you having a laugh? If not you should be.

Cliff Roberson of Roberson Wine is once again sponsoring the New Acts of the Year (NATYs) being held at Hackney Empire on Saturday 2 February 2019 at 8pm.

It’s always a brilliant event showcasing a dozen or so comic acts selected from 100 hopefuls in regional heats up and down the country.

At a ticket price of £15 it’s a great night out in a fantastic building.

Quote from The Stage “… most important show of the year for new comedy and variety talent.”

Online bookings via Hackney Empire or call the booking line 020 8985 2424
https://www.hackneyempire.co.uk/whats-on/new-act-of-the-year-2019/