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1st UK Harvest, Mannings Heath, Sussex – BY INVITATION ONLY

Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate Horsham

PRESS EVENT – BY INVITATION ONLY: launch of the first harvest for the 15 hectares (37 acres) of vineyards that were planted in 2017. Total production is some 75,000 bottles of sparkling wine annually, with the first release of wine to enjoy in 2023. Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate is the UK ‘sister’ estate to …

OenoBordeaux Quiz Night

Nags Head 10 James Street, Covent Garden

See yourself as a wine aficiondo, pub quiz connoisseur or enthusiastic amateur? Drop down to Nags Head on Wednesday 14th October for an evening of trivia, wine and laughter as we test your wine and general knowledge. Hosted by L’Ecole du Vin de Bordeaux and quiz master Joe Wadsack, the event is open to teams and individuals from …

HELLOALLWINES

TBC London

The wine business goes back thousands of years and a key part of it is based on sipping. Part of the new Helloallwines Festival tunes into this and aims to encourage people to buy locally grown wines to serve private or public gatherings. A bottle has 750 ml and a sip is 5 ml so …

Champagne Sparkling Wine World Championships Awards Dinner

Merchant Taylors' Hall 30 Threadneedle Street, Cornhill

Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships Awards Dinner is a ticketed event. The evening begins with a preview tasting  of a selection of the year’s Gold medal winning wines, chosen by founder & chairman Tom Stevenson. The National Champions and World Champion Trophy’s will be announced, the Best in Class certificates will be awarded at the pre-dinner …

Wines of South Africa Insider Sessions

Three seminars on the future of the South African wine industry: How to Future-Proof?, Does Site Matter? and What Next for Sustainability? Full details and how to register here.

Rioja Bootcamp, Bristol

TBC

Join the Wines from Rioja UK team for a an evening trade masterclass, hosted by an expert. Themes will be revealed soon.

Bordeaux Uncovered 2020 Series

Online

Would you like to refresh your Bordeaux wine knowledge and discover what’s new in this iconic region? Join us for the Bordeaux Uncovered 2020 series – a brand new virtual blind wine tasting experience. During this one hour session hosted by an École du Vin de Bordeaux Tutor, you’ll explore the key characteristics of Bordeaux’s …

Ultimate Rioja, Edinburgh

TBC

This is Wines from Rioja’s trade tasting, showcasing top-end wines across the Reserva, Gran Reserva, and Premium Generic categories. By invitation only.

Absolutely Carribean – Unlocking the Profit Potential of the Carribean Rum

Online https://expo.absolutelycaribbean.com/

The Caribbean Export Development Agency is launching their first virtual expo event: Absolutely Caribbean - unlocking the profit potential of the Caribbean on 17th and 18th November.   The event will bring together a wide range of Caribbean Rum producers to showcase some of the best products that the Caribbean has to offer. The session at 4pm (UK time) on 18th November sees …

Bordeaux Uncovered 2020 Series

Online

Would you like to refresh your Bordeaux wine knowledge and discover what’s new in this iconic region? Join us for the Bordeaux Uncovered 2020 series – a brand new virtual blind wine tasting experience. During this one hour session hosted by an École du Vin de Bordeaux Tutor, you’ll explore the key characteristics of Bordeaux’s …

Bordeaux Uncovered Series 2020

Online

Would you like to refresh your Bordeaux wine knowledge and discover what’s new in this iconic region? Join us for the Bordeaux Uncovered 2020 series – a brand new virtual blind wine tasting experience. During this one hour session hosted by an École du Vin de Bordeaux Tutor, you’ll explore the key characteristics of Bordeaux’s …