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Austrian Annual Trade Tasting 9:30 am
Austrian Annual Trade Tasting
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Open to the wine trade and press by invitation only.
Justerini & Brooks Annual Trade Portfolio Tasting 10:00 am
Malux Hungarian Annual Portfolio Tasting 10:30 am
Malux Hungarian Annual Portfolio Tasting
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the most exciting, diverse and comprehensive range of native Hungarian grape varieties under one roof and the best examples of international grapes, from our passionate small family producers and the Benedictine Arch Abbey. Introducing …
North South Wines London Portfolio Tasting 12:00 pm
‘The DoctorWine Essential Guide to Italian Wines 2020’ by Daniele Cernilli 1:00 pm
‘The DoctorWine Essential Guide to Italian Wines 2020’ by Daniele Cernilli
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Daniele Cernilli’s wine knowledge – most particularly of Italian wines – is truly encyclopaedic as is his wealth of tasting experience.  His publication ‘The DoctorWine Esssential Guide to Italian Wines in its 6th edition in …
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Berkmann Portfolio Tasting
Berkmann Portfolio Tasting
Feb 4 all-day
Please save the date for our Annual Portolio Tasting. Please click link for tickets: https://berkmannlondon.eventbrite.co.uk  
Vineyards of Hampshire annual Trade & Press Tasting 9:00 am
Vineyards of Hampshire annual Trade & Press Tasting
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
The Vineyards of Hampshire group return to London for our 5th annual Trade and Press Tasting. You will be able to taste all new releases plus current wines from Black Chalk, Cottonworth, Danebury, Exton Park, …
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Berkmann Portfolio Tasting
Berkmann Portfolio Tasting
Feb 5 all-day
Please click link for tickets: https://berkmannleeds.eventbrite.co.uk  
Charles Taylor Agencies – Spring Portfolio Tasting 8:30 am
Charles Taylor Agencies – Spring Portfolio Tasting
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
A delicious range of drinking vintages from Burgundy, Rhone, Loire, Cotes de Gascogne & Bordeaux all with UK and ex cellar availability.
Koshu of Japan Press and Trade tasting 10:00 am
Koshu of Japan Press and Trade tasting
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The annual trade and press tasting for the wines of Koshu of Japan.
Austrian Wine: Edinburgh Masterclass 10:30 am
Austrian Wine: Edinburgh Masterclass
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join us on for an Austrian wine masterclass presented by Anne Krebiehl MW. Masterclass: 10.30am – 12pm Wine bar & light lunch: 12pm – 1pm We hope to see you there! *Trade only event
Davy’s Old World Portfolio Tasting 11:00 am
Davy’s Old World Portfolio Tasting
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
 
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Dublin’s French Wine Tasting 12:00 pm
Dublin’s French Wine Tasting
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A unique opportunity in Dublin to get up close and personal with French wine producers from a variety of regions who are looking for partners in Ireland. Never before has the quality and dynamism of …
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Seventh annual Bordeaux tasting (2015 vintage) 6:30 pm
Seventh annual Bordeaux tasting (2015 vintage)
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm
Seventh annual Bordeaux tasting (2015 vintage) @ The Westin Verasa, Napa CA, USA
The seventh annual Institute of Masters of Wine (North America) Bordeaux tasting mirrors the long-established annual Claret tasting in London, UK, and will showcase wines from the Grands Crus Classés of the Médoc and their …
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Bristol
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Bristol
Feb 9 – Feb 8 all-day
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines. Three day course on Tuesdays 10/2/20, 17/2/20 and 24/2/20.
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines 8:00 am
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am – Mar 30 @ 4:30 pm
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, running over 7 Mondays and starting on 10/2/20
Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – Kent 10:00 am
Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – Kent
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to join us for an exclusive showcase of our 2020 portfolio. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to taste the full range of Gusbourne wines, and in particular, …
Les Caves de Pyrene Trade Tasting – MANCHESTER 10:00 am
Hallgarten & Novum Wines Annual Tasting 11:00 am
Hallgarten & Novum Wines Annual Tasting
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Strictly Trade Only
North South Wines Bristol Portfolio Tasting 12:00 pm
KFWE 2020 – Israeli and Kosher Wine Trade Presentation and Tasting 1:00 pm
KFWE 2020 – Israeli and Kosher Wine Trade Presentation and Tasting
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
London’s celebration of Kosher Wines, the Kosher Food and Wine Experience, will be held at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane on Monday 10th February, with free trade entry to taste over 250 wines from …
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Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – Manchester 10:00 am
Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – Manchester
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to join us for an exclusive showcase of our 2020 portfolio. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to taste the full range of Gusbourne wines, and in particular, …
Rasteau: vertical tasting 10:12 am
Rasteau: vertical tasting
Feb 12 @ 10:12 am – 11:12 am
Rasteau – vertical tasting A look at the vintages as they have progressed across a 10 year period.
North South Wines Manchester Portfolio Tasting 12:00 pm
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Wines of New York – Trade Tasting 10:00 am
Wines of New York – Trade Tasting
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for this special edition drop-in tasting! We are very excited to welcome Nathan Kendall, a Finger Lakes native and one of New York’s top winemaking talents. We’ll be showing a selection of wines …
Tre Bicchieri Tour 2020 12:00 pm
Tre Bicchieri Tour 2020
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Gambero Rosso® comes back to London with a new edition of its Tre Bicchieri Tour, showcasing over 40 of the most distinguished Italian wine cellars. The leading media company in the Italian fine Food & …
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Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – London 10:00 am
Gusbourne Portfolio Tasting – London
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to join us for an exclusive showcase of our 2020 portfolio. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to taste the full range of Gusbourne wines, and in particular, …
Taste Canada: Drop-in Trade Tasting 11:00 am
Taste Canada: Drop-in Trade Tasting
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
An open-pour tasting presenting a selection of wines currently available in the UK from Ontario, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. There will also be some wines seeking representation open on the day. *Please note this tasting is open to buyers only. …
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Fells Portfolio Tasting 9:00 am
Fells Portfolio Tasting
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fells Annual Portfolio Tasting
Gonzalez Byass UK Portfolio Tasting 10:00 am
Gonzalez Byass UK Portfolio Tasting
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gonzalez Byass UK Portfolio Tasting @ OXO2
Gonzalez Byass UK  will be returning to the OXO2 again this year for it’s annual portfolio tasting.  We will be showcasing dozens of wines from regions including Spain, Portugal, France, Chile, Austria, South Africa, Australia …
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The Première of Villa Maria’s “Vintage”, a documentary film 12:00 am
The Première of Villa Maria’s “Vintage”, a documentary film
Feb 19 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
The Première of “Vintage”, a documentary film from Wineram Productions and Villa Maria starring their winemaking & viticultural team and wine industry experts including Oz Clarke. Invitation only https://www.villamaria.co.nz/ (Evening event)  
Career talk: Sales Director 5:30 pm
Career talk: Sales Director
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Career Series returns this February with a panel talk focusing on the role of Sales Director within the UK wine trade. This competitive position requires exceptional hard and soft skills, including the agility to swiftly adapt to …
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Official UK Launch 6:00 pm
Official UK Launch
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Strictly Invitation only please contact for details. Please note the venue has a strict security policy – advance registration is essential.
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Sommelier Wine Awards 2020 – Judging Day – Round One 10:00 am
Sommelier Wine Awards 2020 – Judging Day – Round One
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm
The Sommelier Wine Award (SWA) judges are required to be working in the on-trade, whether it’s as a sommelier or wine buyer in a restaurant/hotel, or as a consultant developing wine lists.  The judging days …
WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits in Bristol
WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits in Bristol
Feb 24 – Feb 23 all-day
WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits course held in central Bristol
Swig Portfolio Tasting 9:30 am
Swig Portfolio Tasting
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Trade only – by invitation. To request to come, email us Rachael@swig.co.uk
Mondial Wine trade and press annual portfolio tasting – London 10:00 am
Mondial Wine trade and press annual portfolio tasting – London
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mondial Wine trade and press annual portfolio tasting - London @ The Lansdowne Club
Mondial Wine is glad to invite you to our exclusive annual wine tasting hosted at the prestigious The Lansdowne Club. A unique opportunity to taste more than 500 wines from all the 20 regions of …
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting) 10:30 am
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting)
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting) @ ETC Venues
SITT, the Specialist Importers’ Trade Tasting, is the event where independents from the on and off trade have been doing business with specialists since 2005.   SITT is the only tasting which has the needs …
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Liberty Wines Tasting – Edinburgh 9:00 am
Liberty Wines Tasting – Edinburgh
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Top Selection Portfolio Tasting 10:30 am
Top Selection Portfolio Tasting
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Top Selection Portfolio Tasting @ Asia House, New Cavendish Street, London
Join us at our annual portfolio tasting where we will be shining a light on 20 producers that exemplify the diversity and quality of our range. A series of short masterclasses will be run alongside …
Viñateros 10:30 am
Viñateros
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
A tasting to celebrate the work of an exceptional group of Spanish winemakers who believe great wine is made in the vineyard. Three years after the first event the Vinateros are back, we’ll have plenty …
Moreno Portfolio Tasting 11:00 am
Moreno Portfolio Tasting
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
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Liberty Wines Tasting – Manchester 9:00 am
Liberty Wines Tasting – Manchester
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Lea & Sandeman Italian Tasting 10:00 am
Lea & Sandeman Italian Tasting
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come and taste our extensive range of Italian wines as well as meeting some of the producers. Trade & Press only. Strictly by invitation only.
OenoTrade Portfolio Tasting 10:30 am
OenoTrade Portfolio Tasting
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
OenoTrade Portfolio Tasting @ Central London Venue
OenoTrade invites member of the trade and press to attend our first portfolio tasting in the heart of the City. During the day there will be a series of exciting masterclasses including Loic Pasquet who will …
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting) 10:30 am
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting)
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
SITT (Specialist Importers Trade Tasting) @ LIndley Hall
SITT, the Specialist Importers’ Trade Tasting, is the event where independents from the on and off trade have been doing business with specialists since 2005.  SITT is the only tasting which has the needs of …
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Wines of Portugal Annual Tasting 11:00 am
Wines of Portugal Annual Tasting
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Masterclass at 10:30am. Tasting from 11:00am – 5:00pm.
Taste A World of Difference with Three Wine Men and Wines of Portugal 4:30 pm
Taste A World of Difference with Three Wine Men and Wines of Portugal
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Taste A World of Difference with Three Wine Men and Wines of Portugal @ The Boiler House
Oz Clarke, Olly Smith and Tom Surgey are hosting a very special tasting to shine a light on the ongoing and extraordinary evolution of Portuguese winemaking. Many of the winemakers will be there in person …
A World of Difference with Wines of Portugal & Three Wine Men 5:30 pm
A World of Difference with Wines of Portugal & Three Wine Men
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A World of Difference with Wines of Portugal & Three Wine Men @ The Boiler House
For one night only, the UK’s top wine experts Oz Clarke, Olly Smith and Tom Surgey are hosting a very special tasting to shine a light on the ongoing and extraordinary evolution of Portuguese winemaking. …
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Introductory course: Dublin 9:00 am
Introductory course: Dublin
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm
Introductory course: Dublin @ The O\'Briens Wine School, 30 Donnybrook Road, Donnybrook, Dublin
The Institute of Masters of Wine are organising an introductory course to be held on 29 February and 1 March 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. The course will be led by Lynne Coyle MW, Barbara Boyle MW and Mick O’Connell …
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