Imbibe Live is coming to Olympia London on the 2nd – 3rd July 2018, get yourself a ticket and spend two days at the most vibrant and fun filled on-trade event in London!
Our world-renowned Le Verre de Vin wine & Champagne preservation systems will be showcased on stand F52, along with our incredible team: Tom Berresford (Commercial Director) Kristian Day (UK Sales Manager) and Daniel Lowe (our newly appointed Account Manager). Our stand will be offering nothing but the best….
Let us serve you a complimentary perfectly served taste of Champagne while you chat with the team!
We will be preserving a few bottles of Champagne with one of our unique Le Verre de Vin systems ahead of Imbibe Live and then opening them over the two days. To show you just how effective our preservation really is, we will also be opening a completely new bottle of the same branded Champagne mixed amongst our perfectly preserved tasters. Will you be able to taste the difference? Get ready for the #perfectserve from Le Verre de Vin, if you don’t believe us come along and taste for yourself!
Be sure not to miss “the on-trade’s favourite drinks exhibition”: listen to ground-breaking seminars, experience rare and unique tastings, source new products and discover new trends defining the future of the industry. Stick a reminder up on the fridge if you must, but most importantly do add it to your calendar.
Prepare to be amazed by the packed programme for this year’s event including an array of highly accomplished and renowned speakers from across the globe coming to this annual exhibition. Imbibe Live has stated that: “This year’s programme has been curated by leading industry figures and ambassadors across each drinks category, as well as Imbibe Magazine’s award-winning team”.
At a quick glance here are some events we won’t be missing at Imbibe Live:
2nd – 3rd July 2018
Bubbles and Bacon
First up to kick off your Imbibe Live 2018 experience, why not come to Bermar International Ltd.’s stand F52. We’re here both days! Enjoy ‘Bubbles and Bacon’ with us. While you take a look at our Collection we’ll be handing out a complimentary perfectly served glass of Champagne and a delicious bacon sandwich (Veggie sandwich option is also included)! Go on treat yourself!
2nd July 2018
Master your Palette
12:30 pm -13:15 pm – The Academy – Language: English
Speaker: Sam Caporn
“Mistress of Wine’s Sam Caporn MW shares her approach to palate training and gives you the essential tips you need to rapidly improve your wine tasting skills”. The Mistress of Wine is such an empowering woman in the wine world pioneering the innovative trend of wine tasting using her unique “Wine Flavour Tree” Sam is a winner of the Madame Bollinger Medal for Excellence in Tasting and a Member of the institute of Masters of wine, this is such an achievement as there are only 72 female (MW) Masters of wine in the UK. Check out her website here.
2nd July 2018
(Pre- register for this event)
Comtes de Champagne Masterclass
14:30 pm – 15:15 pm – The Winemakers’ Cellar – Language: English
Speaker: Kevin McKee
“Since 1952, Comtes de Champagne has been one of the most exclusive deluxe Champagne cuvées. Join Family Taittinger’s UK director Kevin McKee for a tasting of the newly released 2007 Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs, alongside the 2005 and 2006 vintages, plus the very rare 2005 and 2006 Comtes de Champagne Rosé”.
2nd July 2018
Bartenders v Sommeliers: The Final- in association with Bibendum and Fields, Morris and Verdin
15:30 pm – 16:15 pm – Centre Stage – Language: English
“The tenth anniversary of Imbibes legendary on-trade competition! Bartenders and sommeliers will battle it out live to be crowned the 2018 champions”.
3rd July 2018
The Future of English Wine
11:30 am – 12:15 pm –Wine Sessions – Language: English
English wine has gone from curiosity to wine list staple in less than ten years. But what makes it special? What epitomises the sparkling style? And what can the non-Champagne grapes bring to the mix?
3rd July 2018:
Level up your tasting skills: WSET’s NEW Level 3 Award in Spirits
11:15 am – 12:00 pm – The Academy – Language: English
Speaker: Liam Scandrett
“Join WSET Educator Liam Scandrett for this practical session showing you how to improve your tasting skills through WSET qualifications and giving you a sneak preview of WSET’s new Level 3 Award in Spirits”.
Do remember to pre-register for these unmissable events.
To register for your two-day pass to Imbibe Live 2018 click here.
We look forward to seeing you there!