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News - 20.09.10

Wines of Argentina UK Annual Trade Tasting a Huge Success

Wines of Argentina’s 13th Annual Trade Tasting in London has ended as another huge success.

Wines of Argentina’s 13th Annual Trade Tasting in London has ended as another huge success.

With over 500 of the UK’s top press, retailers and sommeliers in attendance the event was yet another chance for Argentina to show the UK wine trade the scale and diversity of Argentine wines available to consumers.

Feedback from producers and visitors to the event has been extremely positive, with many reports of new business and sales leads as a direct result.

Key press to attend included Jancis Robinson MW, Julia Harding MW, Robert Joseph, Charles Metcalf, Peter Richards, Andrew Catchpole, Tom-Bruce Gardyne, Simon woods and many more.

The tasting also saw buyers from Direct Wines, Waitrose, Majestic, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Oddbins and Tesco plus a host of independent merchants key to Argentina’s continued success.

Worlds Best Sommelier, Gerard Basset, used the day to enhance his knowledge prior to being judge at the 2011 Argentina Wine Awards in Mendoza.