Over 100 buyers from across all channels of the trade are heading to Windsor today to take part in the first Wine Buyers Forum where they will get the chance to have in-depth discussions with over 30 suppliers and take part in a series of targeted business workshops.
A look back at last month’s Specialist Importers Trade Tastings
Leading independent merchants, sommeliers and restaurateurs will be heading to Manchester’s Old Trafford Cricket Club today for the start of this spring’s Specialist Importers Trade Tasting and the chance to discover new and diverse wines from suppliers focused on the independent sector.
Harpers France Summit 2013
SITT Tasting 2013
International Wine Challenge 2013
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Ruth Yates, the award winning independent wine merchant who runs the Corks Out chain across the north west, is the latest name to join the Harpers panel looking at opportunities for online sales and retailing at next month’s PLB independent roadshow tasting in Manchester on March 5.
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Those attending the first Wine Buyers Forum taking place in Windsor next month will be able to take part in a wide ranging series of trade workshops as well as organise meetings with key suppliers over the two day event.
Ahead of this month’s SITT tastings, Erin Smith talks to key suppliers about how they hope to help independents give their range a boost
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Australia Day Tasting, hosted by Wine Australia and held yesterday, saw more than 700 trade and press guests visit Lindley Hall in London, indicating that Australian wine maybe coming back in style.
New Zealand Winegrowers will be hosting their annual London trade tasting at Lindley Hall at the Royal Horticultural Halls, a new venue for the tasting, on Tuesday, January 21, with a focus on sustainability and new styles of wines.
Independents looking to seek out the latest wine gems are gearing up for the spring Specialist Importers Trade Tastings, which get underway on February 24 in Manchester and February 26 in London.
A growing number of prominent wine buyers and producers are set to participate in The Wine Buyers’ Forum, Windsor 2014, the first of a new kind of event, organised by the publishers of Harpers.
The Rum Experience University course, which offers a diploma in all-things rum, will now take place annually after the success of its first programme in September.