London Wine Fair 2-4 June, Olympia
The newly located and renamed London Wine Fair (previously London International Wine Fair) kicks off next week on Monday 2nd June for 3 days until Wednesday 4th June. Some 670 wine producers and importers will be exhibiting with over 12,500 wines to explore and there are over 60 seminars and tastings. English Wine Producers are exhibiting for the first time in the show's 34 year history with a number of producers, including Ridgeview and Chapel Down, on a generic stand. Two new areas to visit are: BULK, for buyers looking for 24,000 litres (or more) of wine, there's now a dedicated area of the Fair designed to provide options for large-scale purchase and shipping. A SERVICES section showcasing bottles and bottling, capsules, label design, glassware or logistics services among others.
After an exhausting three days of tasting wine and meeting producers there's a party afterwards to celebrate the end of the show taking place from 7pm at the Kensington Roof Gardens, a short walk from Olympia.