June 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!


International - World Gin Day

What: World Gin Day is celebrated annually around the world - there's lots of gin cocktails to choose from, so raise a toast today!
When: 8 June 2020
Where: Around the world
More info: See our favourite gin cocktails.


UK - The Edinburgh Whisky Festival

What: Edinburgh Whisky Festival invites whisky enthusiasts and experts alike to sample great home-grown whiskies from Scotland as well as meet distillers from around the world including from India, Taiwan, Japan and USA. Plus, experience 'under the counter' drams and signup for masterclasses. Buy your tickets at the website below.
When: TBC, 2020
Where: Edinburgh, UK
More info: TheWhiskyLounge.com


UK - Negroni Week

What: Toast the iconic Italian cocktail at parties and events across the UK.
When: TBC, 2020
Where: Across the UK
More info: Negroni cocktail.


UK - P(our) Symposium

Trade only
What: This year's P(our) Symposium takes place at Village Underground. The event includes a series of curated talks and creative collaborations by leading figures in the industry. Speakers include expert on biodiversity Isabella Dalla Region, documentary producer Brigitte Sossou Perenyi and author Jeffrey Morgenthaler. Tickets are free - those interested in attending are asked to complete an application process. More details to come.
When: 24 June 2019
Where: London, UK


Spain - Wine Fight

What: Taking place in the famous Rioja region in Spain, this festival is simply an enormous food fight among wine enthusiasts. However, you have to make the 5km trek up the mountain before joining in on the fun.
When: TBC, 2020
Where: Haro, Spain
More info: Find out more here.



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