January events for discerning drinkers

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Our monthly listing of events, seminars and tastings which we consider of interest to discerning drinkers. Those events which are drinks industry specific or have days/periods that are industry specific are marked accordingly. Enjoy!

UK - Healthy Hospo Wellness Workshop

What: Returning in its 2nd year, Wellness Workshop 2 is a full day's schedule of interactive workshops, inspirational talks from inspiring speakers, fun activities and a low/no alc bar. Tickets cost just £10 and include a tasty healthy lunch - all profits will be going to projects that aim to build a healthier and happier hospitality industry. Free tea & coffee will also be provided throughout the day. Get your tickets here.
When: 21st January 2019
Where: The Bike Shed, Old Street, London, UK
More info: Healthy Hospo Wellness Workshop

UK - Jigger Beaker Glass tour

What: Inspired by Charles H. Baker and his travel journals, Jigger Beaker Glass tour stops off in London with Sustainability Cut the Crap with a brilliant line up of presenters including Ryan Chetiyawardana and Simon Difford. There are limited spaces so sign up now to save your place!
When: 22nd January 2019
Where: London, UK
More info: Sign up here.

UK - Manchester Beer & Cider Festival

What: A four-day celebration of beer and cider with modern breweries attending, and guests will even be greeted with a wall of wooden casks! Visitors can attend tutored tastings on the day, and Kirsty Walker, Roger Protz and John Clarke discuss biscuits as great pairings, the history of real ale and their favourite beer styles.
When: 23rd - 26th January 2019
Where: Manchester Central, England
More info: MancBeerFest.uk

UK - Scotch Whisky Weekend

What: As part of DrinkUp.London’s 10th London Cocktail Week, they celebrate this milestone with free events, and the first is Scotch Whisky Weekend, a 'mini' festival celebrating some of the best places to drink whisky in London and coincides with Burns Night. £6 cocktails will be on offer over the five-day festival to those with a digital pass, you can get yours free on the website here.
When: 23rd - 27th January 2019
Where: London, UK
More info: Find out more about the Scotch Whisky Weekend.

UK - The National Whisky Festival

What: Showcasing over 30 exhibitors and 100 whiskies to sample (included in your ticket price) this festival celebrates the tasty spirit among likeminded enthusiasts.
When: 26th January 2019
Where: Glasgow, Scotland
More info: NationalWhiskyFestival.scot

France - Millésime Bio organic wine fair

What: In its 26th year, Millésime Bio, the world's biggest annual organic wine trade fair returns. 2018 boasted 1,000 exhibitors, and this year promises to be even bigger with an expected 1,200 exhibitors in attendance. An exhibition space will be dedicated to other organic alcoholic drinks including cider, beer and spirits, offering a large diversity of drinks to guests. The fair will welcome producers from over 15 countries, with the opening of an additional concourse to allow for even more exhibitors and wines to be showcased.
When: 28th - 30th January 2019
Where: Parc des Expositions, Montpellier, France
More info: Millesime-bio.com

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