Links

Useful Links

Organising bodies

  • The UK Vineyards Association (UKVA) – the recognised industry body for the UK Wine industry: www.ukva.org.uk
  • English Wine Producers – the marketing association of the English Wine Industry: www.englishwineproducers.com
  • The Institute of Masters of Wine: promoting professional excellence and knowledge of the art, science and business of wine: www.mastersofwine.org
  • Plumpton College: land-based college – and Britain’s centre of excellence in wine education, training and research: www.plumpton.ac.uk/department/wine/21
  • The Wine and Spirit Trade Association – the voice of the UK wine and spirit industry, representing over 340 companies producing, importing and selling wines and spirits: www.wsta.co.uk

Sponsors

  • Laithwaite’s Wine – online wine retailers and Large Independent Wine Merchant of the Year with an award-winning wine range: www.laithwaites.co.uk
  • Lallemand – privately owned Canadian company specialising in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria: www.lallemand.com
  • TUBEX – the no.1 brand of shelters that protect and enhance growth of young plants: www.tubex.com
  • Institut Oenologique de Champagne – producer and distributor of oenological products for wine making and provides consulting services for harvest: www.institut-oenologique.com
  • Sparflex – one of the world’s leading drinks packaging companies, specializing in providing closures for spirits, still and sparkling wines for over 30 years: www.sparflex.com
  • Hush Heath Estate – a premium English Quality Wine and cider producer based in Kent, South East England: www.hushheath.com
  • Hattingley Valley – Hattingley Valley’s vineyards now comprise 85 acres of vines planted predominantly with the classic champagne varieties: chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meaner: www.hattingleyvalley.co.uk
  • Ridgeview – a family company, established in 1994 on the South Downs of Sussex in England, producing sparkling wine from traditional Champagne varieties and methods: www.ridgeview.co.uk
  • Rathfinny – dedicated to producing some of the finest sparkling wine from a perfect site in East Sussex: www.rathfinnyestate.com
  • Amphora Design – the only specialist design consultancy working specifically with the wine trade: www.amphora.co.uk
  • Gusbourne – England’s most prestigious boutique wine producer: www.gusbourne.com

Partner organisations

  • Groupe International d’Experts en Systemes Vitivinicoles pour la CoOpération – an international group of experts dealing with viticulture, whose principal concerns are grapevine ecophysiology and sustainable viticulture: www.giesco.org
  • Wine Tasmania – the hosts of the 8th ICCS in 2012, this is the body representing Tasmanian vine growers and wine makers from both a production and marketing view point: www.winetasmania.com.au