February 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!

Belgium - Bruges Beer Festival

What: Taste over 300 beers from more than 70 breweries whilst joining around 15,000 people at the festival celebrating beer!
When: 31 January - 5 February 2020
Where: Bruges, Belgium
More info: BrugsBierFestival.be

Italy - Riva Pianeta Mixology by Expo Riva Hotel

What: In its 44th edition, the Expo Riva Hotel will hold this year's fair at the Riva del Garda Exhibition Center. Once again, they'll be hosting their mixology programme Riva Pianeta Mixology, which returns in its 5th year, an exhibition showcasing leading industry experts and stalls presenting the industry's latest products.
When: 2 - 5 February 2020
Where: Lake Garda, Northern Italy
More info: Find out more about Riva Pianeta Mixology.

UK - Winchester Cocktail Week

What: Have a taste of the Winchester cocktail scene with the exciting programme of events planned for 2020's week long celebration.
When: 3 - 9 February 2020
Where: Winchester, UK
More info: Buy your tickets here.

UK - PUB20

What: This is the UK's only dedicated trade show for the pub industry with over 200 exhibitors and 5000 pub owners attending. Plus, visitors have the opportunity to network and sit in on over 20 seminars.
When: 4 - 5 February 2020
Where: Olympia London
More info: Register here

France - Wine Paris

What: For their second year, two leading wine trade shows come together in Paris under one banner, Wine Paris, with upwards of 25,000 visitors expected and 2,000 exhibitors. It will offer tastings, masterclasses and exclusive events across the city for attendees.
When: 10 - 12 February 2020
Where: Paris, France
More info: WineParis.com

UK - Jigger Beaker Glass tour

What: The Jigger Beaker Glass tour returns with a fresh line-up of events, speakers and themes! Next stop on the tour is Leeds with Hospitality. Gain insight into the flawless guest journey and how to develop empathy and professionalism. Find out more about the sessions here.
When: 18 February 2020
Where: Leeds, UK
More info: Save your place here.

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