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Armit Wines Autumn Showcase Tasting 1:00 pm
Armit Wines Autumn Showcase Tasting
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Armit Wines will be inviting key members of the trade to explore its diverse portfolio of our wines and agencies beyond Italy in the grand setting of Claridges Hotel in Mayfair. Discover the versatility of …
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Top Selection Autumn Tasting
Top Selection Autumn Tasting
Oct 2 – Oct 1 all-day
Please join us for our upcoming Autumn Tasting on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 in the City of London. We will be showcasing >60 products from our portfolio including new wines and spirits from Denmark, Austria, Hungary, and the US, plus …
Co-op Press Tasting 12:00 am
Co-op Press Tasting
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
More info to follow.    
Wines of Georgia Trade & Press Tasting 12:30 am
Wines of Georgia Trade & Press Tasting
Oct 2 @ 12:30 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for a tasting of Georgian wines to celebrate the launch of the Georgian Wine Festival – a two-month long celebration of wines from this fascinating country. We will be working with resturants, wine …
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M&S Autumn Press Tasting 12:00 am
M&S Autumn Press Tasting
Oct 3 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
The M&S Autumn portfolio tasting
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VINEXUS ANTEPRIMA
VINEXUS ANTEPRIMA
Oct 7 – Oct 6 all-day
Invitation Only Barolo and Brunello pre-Release Tasting.   
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Introducing…London
Introducing…London
Oct 8 – Oct 7 all-day
Over the last 12 months, our wine buyers have been searching the globe for some of the most exciting wines being made, and this autumn we are making the biggest transformation to our portfolio in …
Ribera del Duero Annual Trade Tasting
Ribera del Duero Annual Trade Tasting
Oct 8 – Oct 7 all-day
We will be showing a selection of Tim Atkin MW’s 2019 Top 100 Ribera del Duero wines. Tim will also be hosting a masterclass from 15.00 to 16.30. Registration/Website   https://www.riberadelduerowines.co.uk/london    
Tesco Autumn Press Tasting 12:00 am
Tesco Autumn Press Tasting
Oct 8 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Tesco Autumn Press Tasting
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Waitrose autumn press tasting 12:00 am
Waitrose autumn press tasting
Oct 9 @ 12:00 am – Oct 10 @ 11:59 pm
Invitation only.
Decanter’s Grandi Marchi Tasting of Fine Italian Wines 12:30 am
Decanter’s Grandi Marchi Tasting of Fine Italian Wines
Oct 9 @ 12:30 am – 5:00 pm
Join Decanter and Istituto Grandi Marchi (The Institute of Fine Italian Wines – Premium Brands) for an exclusive tasting from some of Italy’s most prestigious producers. 14 leading wineries from all of Italy’s main wine …
Sainsbury’s Autumun Winter Tasting 8:00 am
Sainsbury’s Autumun Winter Tasting
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sainsbury’s Autumn winter press tasting
Introducing…Glasgow 11:00 am
Introducing…Glasgow
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Over the last 12 months, our wine buyers have been searching the globe for some of the most exciting wines being made, and this autumn we are making the biggest transformation to our portfolio in …
Davy’s Fine Wine Tasting 2:30 pm
Davy’s Fine Wine Tasting
Oct 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019 Venue: Davy’s at St James’s, Crown Passage, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 6QY Time: 2.30pm-5.00pm Our Fine Wine Tasting is a great opportunity to try a special selection of wines from …
Lets Get Quizzical with OenoBordeaux 6:00 pm
Lets Get Quizzical with OenoBordeaux
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
See yourself as a wine aficiondo, pub quiz connoisseur or enthusiastic amateur? Drop down to Nags Head on Wednesday 9th October for an evening of trivia, wine and laughter as we test your wine and …
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Three Wine Men Cardiff Festival 1:00 pm
Three Wine Men Cardiff Festival
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wine-lovers of Cardiff unite! On Saturday 12th October Cardiff City Hall will be transformed into a wine wonderland – the highlight of every wine-lover’s calendar. This year’s tasting extravaganza will be hosted by Olly Smith, …
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Berry Bros. & Rudd Autumn/Winter Press Tasting 9:30 am
Berry Bros. & Rudd Autumn/Winter Press Tasting
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Berry Bros. & Rudd Autumn Winter Press Tasting Media Event Invitation only
Vignobles et Signatures Tasting 11:30 am
Vignobles et Signatures Tasting
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 15th October – 11.30am-5.30pm   Join Vignobles et Signatures for a tasting of wines from up to sixteen of the best known signatures of the vineyards of France, who have joined together to pool …
Introducing…Manchester 12:00 pm
Introducing…Manchester
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Over the last 12 months, our wine buyers have been searching the globe for some of the most exciting wines being made, and this autumn we are making the biggest transformation to our portfolio in …
Private Vins du Médoc Masterclass Bristol 3:00 pm
Private Vins du Médoc Masterclass Bristol
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Vins du Médoc on Tuesday 15th October for a Médoc Masterclass, Bordeaux’s best-known appellation, at Avery’s Wine Merchants. Developed specifically for wine trade professionals, and hosted by an accredited Médoc wine tutor, this session offers a unique …
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Stone, Vine & Sun Portfolio Tasting 11:30 am
Stone, Vine & Sun Portfolio Tasting
Oct 16 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
A tasting of over fifty wines from the Stone, Vine & Sun portfolio, focussing on new discoveries in the Italy, Spain and Slovenia; plus wines for the autumn and Christmas from Bordeaux, the Rhone, Australia …
Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2:00 pm
Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Around 115 members of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux will host a tasting of the 2017 vintage at this annual trade event.  A consumer tasting will follow in the evening.
Wines of Portugal Sommelier Dinner – Bristol 7:00 pm
Wines of Portugal Sommelier Dinner – Bristol
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
** Please note that this event is strictly for Sommelier and Head Sommelier, or General Managers of smaller restaurants whose role is integral to the selection of their wine menus.** Join Wines of Portugual for …
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Rioja 10×10 Trade Tasting
Rioja 10×10 Trade Tasting
Oct 17 all-day
The 10×10 annual trade tasting celebrates the quality and diversity of the top 10 Rioja wines from 10 different categories. Location to be announced.
VDP.GROSSE GEWÄCHS® tasting 10:00 am
VDP.GROSSE GEWÄCHS® tasting
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Institute of Masters of Wine is pleased to be partnering with VDP.Prädikatsweingüter Deutschland to bring you an exclusive tasting of the new vintage of VDP.GROSSE GEWÄCHSE®.   This is a rare opportunity to explore dry …
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Majestic Winter Press and Trade Event 11:00 am
Majestic Winter Press and Trade Event
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
Majestic Winter Press and Trade Event @ Kachette 347 Old St, Hackney, London
I’m delighted to announce that, after a Summer hiatus, Majestic will be hosting a large press and trade tasting this October! We would love it if you could join us to toast our next chapter. In …
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA 12:00 pm
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA. With Alberto Antonini, consultant, and Robbie Corpora, Winemaker. The wines are Cabernet Franc produced in Virginia’s famed Monticello zone, with long elevage in in large casks. The format …
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WINES OF ARGENTINA TRADE TASTING ROADSHOW – LONDON 10:30 am
WINES OF ARGENTINA TRADE TASTING ROADSHOW – LONDON
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wines of Argentina Trade Tasting Roadshow (London) Come and meet more than 20 wineries, their stories and wines! Great opportunity to learn from the ones who make the magic happen! Masterclasses, food and lot´s more… …
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA 12:00 pm
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Worldwide Launch of Ramiiisol Vineyards, Monticello VA. With Alberto Antonini, consultant, and Robbie Corpora, Winemaker. The wines are Cabernet Franc produced in Virginia’s famed Monticello zone, with long elevage in in large casks. The format …
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Opportunities: an importer tasting for unrepresented wines from Europe 10:00 am
Opportunities: an importer tasting for unrepresented wines from Europe
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
iubentium welcomes you to an importer tasting of organic and biodynamic wines from European producers seeking UK importation/representation.   This is a trade tasting for wine professionals and press only. Should you wish to attend …
Dublin – Ribera del Duero Trade Tasting 11:00 am
Dublin – Ribera del Duero Trade Tasting
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
A tasting of Ribera del Duero wines seeking representation.
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Lidl Christmas Wine Tour – Press Preview
Lidl Christmas Wine Tour – Press Preview
Oct 24 all-day
Lidl Christmas Wine Tour - Press Preview @ MIMO London, 1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market London
Lidl GB invites you to an exclusive tasting of our forthcoming Wine Tour, launching in stores 21st November 2019. The collection includes a variety of festive favourites, as well as some gems from Slovenia and …
Wines of Argentina Trade Tasting Roadshow (Edinburgh) 10:30 am
Wines of Argentina Trade Tasting Roadshow (Edinburgh)
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
  Come and meet more than 20 wineries, their stories and wines!   Great opportunity to learn from the ones who make the magic happen!   Masterclasses, food and lot´s more…   For more info …
Western Australian Wine Tasting 12:00 pm
Western Australian Wine Tasting
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Trade Tasting for Western Australian Wines currently in Market
Viva Vinalba – Manchester 6:00 pm
Viva Vinalba – Manchester
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We have teamed up with trendy members club The Daisy in Manchester’s Northern Quarter which is a co-working space by day and subterranean cocktail den & wine bar by night. It will be a lively evening …
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Alsace Wines Press & Trade Tasting
Alsace Wines Press & Trade Tasting
Oct 28 – Oct 27 all-day
Press and Trade tasting of around 100 Alsace wines.  By invitation only.
Blue of the Danube Tasting 11:00 am
Blue of the Danube Tasting
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Blue of the Danube Tasting @ Merchant Taylors Hall
Wines of Hungary UK is delighted to announce its inaugural event ‘Blue of the Danube’, the largest UK tasting solely dedicated to the most important grape of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) – Blaufränkisch. The tasting is …
New Zealand New Release London Preview Evening 6:00 pm
New Zealand New Release London Preview Evening
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a preview of our walkaround-tasting bringing together our latest releases including wines from the 2019 vintage. Expect a wide range of grape varieties and styles from across New Zealand’s wine-producing regions: Astrolabe …
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Clark Foyster Wines Oxford Trade Tasting 10:00 am
Clark Foyster Wines Oxford Trade Tasting
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
We will be presenting a wide selection of wines from our portfolio. Contact us if you would like to attend. Trade ONLY
New Zealand New Release London 10:00 am
New Zealand New Release London
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a discovery walkaround-tasting bringing together our latest releases including wines from the 2019 vintage. Expect a wide range of grape varieties and styles from across New Zealand’s wine-producing regions: Astrolabe Wines Amisfield …
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Edinburgh – Ribera del Duero Masterclass & Trade Tasting 10:00 am
Edinburgh – Ribera del Duero Masterclass & Trade Tasting
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tom Cannavan will be hosting masterclasses from 12:30 to 14:00 and from 15.00 to 16.30. We will also be showing a selection of 30 wines from Tim Atkin MW’s 2019 Top 100.  Registration/Website   https://www.riberadelduerowines.co.uk/edinburgh …
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Modern Wines of Bulgaria – Vineyards & Grapes, People & Stories
Modern Wines of Bulgaria – Vineyards & Grapes, People & Stories
Oct 31 all-day
The biggest annual Trade and Press Tasting of Bulgarian wines in UK featuring wines from more than 30 Bulgarian wineries and masterclasses by Caroline Gilby MW 
Charles Taylor Agencies – Pre Christmas Portfolio Tasting 8:30 am
Charles Taylor Agencies – Pre Christmas Portfolio Tasting
Oct 31 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
A delicious range of drinking vintages from Burgundy, Rhone, Bordeaux and Loire all perfect for the festive season in addition to some fabulous Champagne and warming Tawny Port.  Many wines available in celebratory magnums, double …
Understanding Japanese Sake 7:00 pm
Understanding Japanese Sake
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saké has become a trendy drink as high-end hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide are adding this food-friendly tipple to their menus. It is as versatile and complex as wine, and there are tens of thousands …
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