Conference Schedule

Session 1: 11 March 2019 (9 am to 10.30 am)

Welcome and Keynote

Award-Winning Business Editor Richard Siddle will open up the 2019 International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show in London.

The Revolution is Coming : How Amazon, Bulk Wine and Millennial Are Going To Change The Wine Industry

Bulk partnerships - the right choice (or everything you wanted to know about what can go wrong - and how you can prevent it)

Global Bulk Wine Trends and Opportunities

Session 2: 11 March 2019 (1 pm to 2.30 pm)

How Retailers Can Develop and Market Premium Private Label Programs.

Why Bulk Wine Is Relevant In The On-Trade

Panel Discussion moderated by Richard Siddle (Co-Founder, The Buyer)

Moderated By Richard Siddle. Panel Includes:

Rebecca Palmer, Associate Director & Buyer at Corney & Barrow

Paul Schaafsma, Managing Director, Benchmark Drinks

Mark Roberts, Head of Sales, Lanchester Wines

Paul Attwood, Philippe, European manager for VINEX

Beth Pearce, Buyer, Majestic


Insights and analysis of worldwide wine sourcing trends and the new opportunities, regions, countries, and styles that are opening up for buyers to source, ship, bottle and develop brands and own label at all key commercial price points around the world.

Session 3: 12 March 2019 (9 am to 10.30 am)

The Parallels of being on The Apprentice and launching a drinks brand – Jackie Fast tells all

5 things you didn’t know about the show and how they helped launch my new business:

1. Run before you can walk

2. Move faster than your competitors

3. Bring something to the people that they don’t know they want

4. Overcome people challenges

5. The proof is in the pudding

Meet Apprentice 2018 candidate Jackie Fast: the entrepreneur & author who launched a luxury ice wine brand who happens to love a deal. A must-attend session on how to challenge yourself and grow your business.

Pace of Change For Retailers

What Are Consumers Really Looking For?

Session 4: 12 March 2019 (1 pm to 2.30 pm)

Why UK Bottled Wine Is Fresher Than When Bottled At Source?


On-Premise Buyers Panel Discussion

Panel moderated by Alistair Morrell.

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