Gold medal winning UK sparkling wine tasting

4 December 2018 , 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM  | London

December is usually all about Champagne, but this event is an opportunity to try the very best of the UK's traditional method sparkling wines. Showcasing only gold medal winning wines from WineGB, IWC, IWSC, DWWA, CSWWC and the International Organic Wine Awards, this walk-around tasting at the Institute's offices near Vauxhall will give attendees the chance to taste a range of styles and cuvées from the country's top producers. UK wine specialist Stephen Skelton MW will introduce the wines on the day, sharing his expert opinion on the industry and its future opportunities and challenges.

Date: Tuesday 4 December 2018
Time: 10:30 - 16:00
Location: IMW London. 6 Riverlight Quay London SW118EA
Format: Walk-around tasting

Ticket holders can arrive at any time during the above hours. Stephen Skelton MW will host a short presentation in the morning (11:00) and afternoon (14:30). Presentation times may be subject to change.

Ticket prices (inclusive of VAT)
MW tickets £30
MW student tickets £45
General admission tickets £60

Payment instructions

1. Go to the IMW payment page

2. In the 'Invoice Number' and 'Confirm Invoice Number' fields, insert your FULL NAME followed by UKSPARK (e.g. JANE SMYTHE UKSPARK) 

3. In the 'Payment Description' field, enter the name(s) of the person(s) attending

4. In the 'Enter amount' field, please add the total amount payable (if you are purchasing multiple tickets enter the total amount for all tickets)

5. Complete the personal details and proceed to checkout




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As an attendee at this event, you authorise and grant the IMW the right to:

  • record you (picture and voice) in photographs and on film for audio and visual production
  • create recordings into a photo gallery and / or film
  • use your name and voice for the recording
  • screen the recording online, including on social media

The IMW will own all copyright to any photography or filming used and no monies will be given to delegates or speakers. We will consider any reasonable request not to use or to stop using a particular film or photograph. Such requests should be made in writing to

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