Trade Diary

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Wines from Spain Annual Tasting 2021 – digital events programme


Wines from Spain is launching its 2021 Annual Tasting events programme. Importers and exporters will be highlighting some of the Spanish wines in their portfolios and present over 400 wines from a new online catalogue. A series of digital tastings, webinars and online masterclasses will take place from March 29th until June 29th. For further details, please …

Big English Wine Easter


#BigEnglishWineEaster is the sequel to 2020's #theBIGenglishwinegoodfriday, which was created - inadvertently - by Black Chalk's Jacob Leadley, and saw producers take part in a flurry of social media activity encouraging consumers to purchase wines from their local vineyards. The focus of this year’s incarnation will be a social media takeover, with winemakers, the trade …

Launch of Tim Atkin MW’s Chile 2021 Special Report


At 9pm on 6th April Tim Atkin MW will be hosting an Instagram Live to launch his Chile 2021 Special Report.  He will be announcing the winners of his top awards. Join him @timatkinmw

Wines of South Africa Insider Session: HOW IS CLIMATE CHANGING WINE?

Online webinar

Job de Swart MW presents HOW IS CLIMATE CHANGING WINE? South Africa’s treasure-trove of wine making possibilities comes from a varied terroir, influenced by mountains, oceans, wind, diurnal temperature variation, rainfall and sunshine hours. For wine farmers even small changes in climate can have enormous implications for successful grape growing. South Africa’s climatic challenges have …

Wine Australia Monthly Online Quiz


Test your general wine knowledge, brush up on Australian wine and maybe even win a prize in Wine Australia’s monthly online quiz. Wine Australia’s Emma Symington MW will be your quizmaster, taking you through four rounds of questions. Tune in from home, pour yourself a glass of Aussie wine, get your thinking caps on and …

The Big Fortified Tasting

Church House Dean's Yard, Westminster, London

London’s only trade show dedicated exclusively to fortified wines, covering Port, Sherry, Madeira and a range of other fortified styles is going Virtual for 2021.  Open to pre-registered visitors from the wine and hospitality trades.  Not open to the public.  To register visit  Deadline for registration is Sunday 14th February.

Exton Park Reserve Blend Press Launch With Winemaker Corinne Seely – by invitation only


Winemaker Corinne Seely and Vineyard Director Fred Langdale will take you on a virtual tour of Exton Park's 60 acre single vineyard in Hampshire and Corinne's tailor-made winery where she creates her Reserve Blend wines. This will be followed by a virtual tasting of the 3 new wines in the Exton Park portfolio. Press - …

Australian Wine CONNECT – Launch

Online webinar

Join us for the launch of Australian Wine CONNECT, a dynamic, always-on, virtual platform bringing the global wine community together to build new connections with Australia’s thrilling wine scene for powerful commercial outcomes. Host Mike Bennie will lead a series of conversations with some of Australia’s innovative winemakers and give you a preview of the …