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LONDON WINE FAIR THE CRITICAL EVENT for UK MARKET during BREXIT

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“LONDON WINE FAIR” SET TO DELIVER THE MOST INSPIRING, INNOVATIVE AND UNMISSABLE SHOW YET!

Featuring thousands of exciting and innovative wines from around the world, London Wine Fair 2018 remains one of the Top Wine Trade exhibitions  for everyone in the wine trade!

At this Years forthcoming event Visitors are being promised the following:

 

“Whether you are a sommelier, drinks buyer, wine advisor, store manager, wine writer, restaurant manager, retail director, bar manager, export manager, winemaker, operations manager, brand manager, purchasing manager, wine educator or anyone in the trade, London Wine Fair 2018 will deliver crucial drinks business, knowledge and inspiration for the next 12 months.”

KEY EVENTS (A selection)

-PANEL DISCUSSIONS

“Impact of Brexit and current developments”

“An unmissable and vital panel discussion on the latest on Brexit and the potential impact on the wine trade for both imports and exports.”

Panel:

Jean-Marie Barillere, President, Union des Maisons de Champagne

Samantha Linter, MD & Head Winemaker, Bolney Estate

Paul Sorrentino, VP/GM Europe, Middle East & Africa, E&J Gallo Winery

Troy Christensen, CEO, Enotria&Coe

Leendert Vis, Chief Information Officer, JF Hillebrand

Chaired by Miles Beale, Chief Executive of the Wine & Spirit Trade Association

-CHAMPAGNE TASTING

An immersive and interactive Champagne tasting experience

The Champagne Bureau will be transporting the world of Champagne to London Wine Fair this year, with a brand new event: Champagne Live.

Champagne Live programme – Tuesday 22 May

Three themed pathways will create the heart of the tasting experience, with each signposted trail presenting a style of specific interest to the UK market, including vintage, non-vintage and rosé. Visitors will undertake their own Champagne journey, discovering the diversity of Champagne as they weave through themed tables and displays.

This event is by invitation only!

Exhibiting producers include:

Andre Jacquart (NM) – AR Lenoble (NM) – Autreau de Champillon (NM) – Ayala (NM) – Beaumont des Crayères (CM) – Besserat de Bellefon (NM) – Billecart-Salmon (NM) – Bollinger (NM) – Brice (NM) – Bruno Paillard (NM) – Canard-Duchene (NM) – Castelnau (CM) – Cattier (NM) – Charles Heidsieck (NM) – Chassenay D’Arce (CM) – Collet (CM) – De Castellane (NM) – De Saint Gall (CM) – De Venoge (NM) – Delamotte (NM) – Delavenne Pere & Fils (RM) – Deutz (NM) – Devaux (CM) – Duval Leroy (NM) – Fluteau (RM) – Francis Orban (RM) – Froment Griffon (RC) – Gimonnet (RM) – Gosset (NM) – Gratiot (RM) – Gremillet (NM) – H.Blin (CM) – Heidsieck & CO Monopole (NM) – J D Telmont (NM) – Janisson (NM) – Jean Josselin (RM) – Jean Moutardier (NM) – Joseph Perrier (NM) – Laculle (RM) – La Villeseniere (RM) – Lanson (NM) – Laurent Bénard (RM) – Laurent Perrier (NM) – Louis Roederer (NM) – Mailly (CM) – Moet & Chandon (NM) – Nathalie Falmet (RM) – Nicolas Feuillatte (CM) – Palmer & Co. (CM) – Pannier (CM) – Pertois Moriset (RM) – Piper Heidsieck (NM) – Pol Roger (NM) – Pommery (NM) – Rene Jolly (RM) – Taittinger (NM) – Thienot (NM) – Tsarine (NM) – Vazart-Coquart (RM) – Veuve Clicquot (NM) – Vincent D’Astree (CM) – Yannick Prevoteau (RM)

-Celebration of British drinks, from English sparkling wine to gin, craft beer and much more.

Drinks Britannia is the home for London Wine Fair to celebrate all that is great about British drinks. The country is undergoing a liquid revolution, delivering world-class sparkling wines, internationally-acclaimed craft beers, outstanding gins which are both retaining heritage and pushing the category, and plenty more.

This is the zone where you can find out all about them, taste, explore and get firmly on the forefront of the craft renaissance.

We’re packing Drinks Britannia with everything from bathtub gins to more established brands looking to export.

If you’re not already, make sure you have reserved your free badge to attend London Wine Fair now

 

 MASTERCLASSES

A PACKED SCHEDULE OF TASTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

 Premium masterclasses

Taking place in the Pillar Hall across all three days of the show, pre-booking for these sessions is essential.

 Please register for London Wine Fair here before booking a session.

Monday 21 May 2018

Wines Unearthed is a great feature, providing a tasty hunting ground for interesting and exciting new wines that would spice up a list, and as such is an exciting part of the mix at LWF”
Andrew Catchpole, Editor Harpers Wine & Spirit ,The Drinks Wholesaler

Wines Unearthed is an area of London Wine Fair dedicated to discovery, finding those exciting wines that have yet to import into the UK.

Register now for your visitor badge to the show.

 

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