May 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 - Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

What: Back for its 21st year, this festival invites enthusiasts and whisky novices to join celebrations taking place in Speyside across a number of venues, including distilleries, local bars and castles.
When: TBC
Where: Speyside, Scotland
More info: Find out more here.

France - Vinexpo Bordeaux

What: In its 21st edition, the show is expected to welcome 40,000 visitors from 150 countries.
When: TBC
Where: Bordeaux, France
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UK - London Wine Fair

What: In its 40th edition, the biggest wine and spirits exhibition in the UK will welcome a range of exhibitors this year. Featuring wines from around the world, tastings and masterclasses, this is a brilliant event for those in the wine trade.
When: TBC
Where: London, UK
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UK - City of Ale 2020

What: In its 10th year, this city-wide festival encourages you to get adventurous while exploring local pubs and locally brewed beers. 40 pubs, 30 breweries and hundreds of beers brewed locally participated in the 2019 festival and a number of beer events took place across the city.
When: TBC
Where: Norwich, UK

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