Coming up at this years LIWF

Coming up at this year's LIWF

Coming up at this year's London International Wine Fair:

  • Oakley Wine Agencies (Stand G4) will have its biggest presence at the LIWF this year. The wine importer will host producers from Portugal, as well as showcasing wines from its Brazilian and Spanish partners. From Portugal, Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo of the Douro will launch its new Port brand, Clã, at the fair. Meanwhile, the Rio Sol wine range from Brazil will available to taste, while Spanish Steps, an "educational brand" created by owner Nick Oakley, will also be on offer. For further details, contact
  • Austrian Wine (Stands I50/J50) will be running a daily seminar at the wine fair. 'Archetypes of Austrian Wines' will be hosted by Austrian wine specialist Jason Turner, who will present tutored tastings of the country's wines and wine regions. The seminars, which start at 1100 on each of the three days, will be held in the tasting area amongst the 28 Austrian wineries and sparkling producers at the exhibition.For further details, email Susanne Staggl, from the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, at
  • Bottle Green Ltd (Stand L70) will use the exhibition to launch Bottle Green Wines, a new arm of the Leeds-based company, with a new range of wines exclusively for the on-trade and independents. The range, which includes wines from France, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Chile, Australia and New Zealand, has been designed to "fulfil wine list requirements from offerings at house level through to more premium lines," according to the Leeds-based company. A dedicated website for the range will also go live this month. For further details, contact Richard Hitchcock, Bottle Green's marketing director at

To appear in the just-drinks LIWF 2012 diary, email details to

To attend just-drinks seminar, 'The State of the Nation survey - The UK's wine market in 2012', on Wednesday 23 May at 1615 at the exhibition, click here.