EVENT: Waitrose Drinks Festival
WHEN: 18th/19th November 2017
WHERE: County Hall, London (down by the London Eye)
We all love winning free stuff, right? And when it’s free entry to a food and drink festival it’s even sweeter for us wine-o’s and food geeks…
Just read a great bit of news for English in the European Supermarket Magazine. Waitrose, one of the UK’s leading (and one of the fanciest) supermarkets is getting stuck into the export business and sending sparkling wines from England all the way over to the other side of the world and letting them loose on the affluent wine-loving Chinese middle classes. Happy days!
Last week I went down to the Waitrose Wine Tasting releasing their range for the autumn and winter of 2015/16. It’s another of these days where you walk into a room with knocking on 200 wines in there. I’m in there with all the great and the good of the UK wine press, and a few of them have to whizz round and make notes on each and every one of them. That’s pretty hardcore tasting!