Trade Diary

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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 …

Tasting Blind Club Quiz

Online

Wine Australia has converted their UK Tasting Blind Club into an online Tasting Blind Club Quiz, with the next session on Monday 9 November. Tune in from home, pour yourself a glass of Aussie wine and get your thinking caps on. As well as having some fun, this is an opportunity to keep up your …

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.

Festival of Wine – Edinburgh Wine Tasting 2020

The Balmoral Hotel 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh

A well-known figure on the Edinburgh wine scene, Tom Cannavan is an award-winning wine writer and publisher of wine-pages.com and brings you the Edinburgh Festival of Wine, an unmissable day for the capital’s wine lovers. There will be over 300 brilliant wines on tasting – included in your ticket price – fantastic discounts if you choose to buy, …

THE RÍAS BAIXAS ALBARIÑO TASTING

The Merchant Hotel 16 Skipper Street, Belfast

Rías Baixas comes to Belfast for the first time!  Come and sample a range of wines from the Atlantic coast-hugging wine region of Rías Baixas.  Discover more about this fascinating wine region from Master of Wine and ‘Dama de Albariño’ Sarah Jane Evans. Trade and press only.

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 …

Wine Australia Webinar – Tasmanian Pinot Noir

Tasmania is one of Australia’s finest cool climate wine regions. The climate is cool by latitude, not altitude, and the weather is highly variable. The island is buffeted by winds from all directions, and battles with rain and frosts. From third-generation stalwarts to first-generation pioneers, Tasmania’s winemakers are embracing the region’s cool climate and expressing the unique character and …

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 …