Headline speakers unveiled for third International Sparkling Wine Symposium

Tuesday, 4 June, 2013
International Sparkling Wine Symposium
Essi Avellan MW, editor of FINE Champagne magazine, Richard Smart, renowned Australian viticulturist, Maurizio Zanella, president of the Franciacorta Consorzio, Olly Wehring, managing editor of just-drinks.com and Jan Konetzki, head sommelier at 3* Restaurant Gordon Ramsay are just some of the high profile names that will be speaking at this year’s International Sparkling Wine Symposium (ISWS).
The event takes place in the UK, just outside London at Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey, on Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th December 2013. Billed as an international forum for exploring innovation and sharing best practice in the growing, making, marketing and selling  of sparkling wines, the ISWS will bring together some 180 oenologists, producers, marketers, buyers and journalists from across the world.

Tickets are available now via the Sparkling Wine Symposium website at a cost of £345.00 per head which includes lunch and refreshments each day and admittance to the Grand Tasting and Dinner on the Tuesday evening. Discounted early bird tickets, costing £295.00 per head, are available until 30th June 2013. Single day tickets and student discounted rates can be found on our website.

Sessions across the two days will include presentations, workshops, tastings and debates. Topics will range from ‘Present and Future wine producing regions of the world’ and ‘Legal issues affecting sparkling wine production’ to ‘How to pitch effectively to a buyer’ and ‘Breaking into new international markets’...read on.