Annual awards ceremony

5 November 2019 , 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM  | London

This year’s awards ceremony will welcome the new MWs and celebrate the 50th and 60th anniversaries of existing MWs.

During this ceremony we will also be presenting prizes to individual new MWs who have shone in particular parts of the IMW's examination. Following the ceremony there will be an evening drinks reception with wines and canapés.

Space at the venue is limited so RSVPs are essential if you wish to attend. Once the event is full you will be added to the wait list and notified if spaces become available.

Date: 5 November 2019

Location: Vintners' Hall, 68 Upper Thames St, EC4V 3BG, London


1730 - Annual reception with Bollinger

1830 - Annual awards ceremony (followed by a drinks reception with canapés)

2100 - Evening end


Watch the video below to see the 2018 vintage being welcomed to the IMW at the 2018 awards ceremony.

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