20 - 22 May 2019

Olympia London

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The ultimate show for the wine trade

The 39th edition of London Wine Fair is coming to Olympia on 20-22 May 2019.

Featuring over 14,000 wines from 32 countries, innovative tastings, critical masterclasses and a host of outstanding features, the show is an unmissable destination for anyone in the industry. Registration is open now.

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Industry Briefings

An in-depth look at the issues

The Industry Briefings are a crucial part of London Wine Fair, featuring industry experts and curated panels discussing all the issues facing the drinks industry over the coming 12 months.
Sessions are first-come, first-seated.
Monday 20 May 2019
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10:30 Brexit and Beyond
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Full details to be announced.

Wine & Spirit Trade Association

12:30 Institute of Masters of Wine Information Session
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An introduction to the Master of Wine study programme.

Institute of Masters of Wine
14:00 A conversation with OZ CLARKE – with book signing
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On-stage at London Wine Fair, internationally-renowned wine expert and TV presenter Oz Clarke will be in conversation with wine critic and IWC chairman Charles Metcalfe.
With reference to his latest book, RED & WHITE, An Unquenchable Thirst for Wine, Oz will be covering any and every topic over his long career in wine and broadcasting.

The session will be followed by a signing of his latest book, RED & WHITE, An Unquenchable Thirst for Wine. (Plus additional signing session at 2pm on Tuesday 21 May on the gallery level)

Oz Clarke and Charles Metcalfe


Tuesday 21 May 2019
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10:30 IWSR – UK wine trends
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The IWSR’s UK wine researcher presents his key findings from the 2019 research cycle.

Adam Zdan-Michajlowicz, Research Analyst, IWSR
12:30 SOS Supply Chain?
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Leading trade figures discuss the necessity of building greater value back into the supply chain, if this is achievable and what positive steps can be taken to avoid a low margin downward spiral

Andrew Catchpole, Editor, Harpers Wine & Spirit
16:00 Drinks Business Awards
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The Drinks Business present their 2019 awards

The Drinks Business


Wednesday 22 May 2019
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14:00 Going it alone – launching your own bar or venue
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Want to open your own venue? Join our panel of legends who'll let you in on all the tips, industry secrets and pitfalls.

Martin Williams – M, Gaucho
Xavier Rousset – TRADE, Cabotte, Blandford Comptoir
Richard Bigg – Camino, Big Chill
Jason Myers, Bancone

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