Thursday, July 19, 2018
The team behind The City Wine Show and Spirited London is thrilled to announce the launch of The Wine & Spirits Show, which will bring together the world’s very best wine and spirits under one roof.
The event will be open to both the trade and consumers and will take place over two days from 12-13th October in the heart of London at One Whitehall Place, part of the five-star hotel the Royal Horseguards. Targeting wine enthusiasts based in London, around 2,000 members of the general public are expected to attend, alongside members wine and spirits trade. The event will open from 1pm to 9pm on Friday, and from 1pm to 8pm on Saturday. To register for the trade event, which will run from 1pm to 5pm on Friday.
The Wine & Spirits Show will offer one hall dedicated to wines, and another that will be focused entirely on spirits. Producers already set to exhibit in The Wine Hall include Consorzio Tutela Vini, Wine Trail Wales, Sud de France, Ledbury Wine and New Zealand Wine Growers. The Wine Hall will also feature the Global Masters Zone, showcasing the top medal-winning wines judged throughout the years in the drinks business Global Masters Series.
The Spirits Hall will feature everything from gin and whisky to Tequila, rum and Mezcal, with Amber Glen Scotch, HMS Spirits and Angus Dundee Distillers already set to take part. This hall will also host The Spirits Masters Zone, which will be manned by the spirits business team and showcase the Spirits Masters competition medalists.
Both halls will feature a dedicated New Products Zone for both wines and spirits, which will showcase the hottest wines and spirits launched within the last 12 months, keeping guests up to speed on emerging trends and releases. Consumers will be asked to vote for their favorite new wine of spirits, with the winning brand set to receive a profile page in the magazine.
A Global Beer Tour zone will also offer guests the chance to sample a wide range of brews to have been judged by our expert panel as part of the Global Beer Masters, which will take place in August.
As well as hundreds on wines and spirits available to sample, the event will also offer a series of expert masterclasses, on both wines and spirits. Not only do these sessions offer consumers the chance to learn more about wine or spirits, but for wine and spirits brands to showcase their products in front of an interested and engaged audience of wine and spirits lovers. A full schedule of masterclasses, which will be offered FREE on a first come first served basis, will be announced in due course. We still have a few stands available for those wishing to take part. To enquire about taking part in the show, please email Chloe.Beral@unionpress.co.uk
Read More at https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/07/the-drinks-business-joins-forces-with-the-spirits-business-to-launch-the-wine-and-spirits-show/