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How It Works: London Wine Week

Last updated: 06/11/2015

Everything you need to know about London Wine Week

London Wine Week is a seven day festival celebrating the great and good of the city’s wine scene, including the bars and wine producers which make up this vibrant landscape as well as the best reds, whites, rosés and bubbles available. Taking place in May each year the festival hosts events, discounted serves and exclusive offers. All you need to get involved is a wristband.

Our next festival is May 23rd-29th.


To get involved in the festivities you will need to wear a wristband; which cost £10 and are available to buy online. We encourage festival-goers to register in advance, although wristbands can also be purchased from one of our hubs which open on the first day of each festival. To access the discounts and offers all you have to do is show the bar staff your wristband. Essentially it’s your key to the city for the whole week, making you a part of the festival.

You can already buy your wristband for London Wine Week 2016 right here.


£5 Wine Flights

We partner with over 100 bars for London Wine Week, all of whom serve a £5 wine flight of three delicious wines for wristband wearers. There is one flight available in each venue and you can see what these are online and in our guidebook – which you get for free when you collect your wristband. It’s a great chance to visit a new bar and try a new wines without hitting your bank balance.

Our wine flights aren't shabby, bottom shelf bottles, but rather some beautiful varities and vintages from across the world. The flights are put together so each wine will either lead you to the next, compare a varitey or showcase the stark differences in the wine world. Last year festival attendees could immerse themselves in sunny Californian vineyards, dabble in the prestigious terroir of France or journey to Portugual, Chile and Australia in search of the perfect glass of wine, all in the comfort of London’s best bars. 

We'll announce our partner bars very soon – so check back here shortly to see which bars you can visit in May 2016 for discounted serves.


London Wine Week is about more than just about exploring the bars. Every year we, together with our partners, host fun and engaging events. This could be masterclasses, winery tours, parties, tastings or paired meals. Want to learn how wine is made? How to taste wine like an expert? How to pair wine with food? Which wines are best to drink at certain times of the year? Or just meet loads of fun Londoners and drink delicious wine with them? There’s an event for everyone, amateur to expert. You can expect to see favourite faces from last year including Wines of Portugal among newcomers such as Vins de Provence all keen to showoff their best wines. 

Our event timetable is put online one month before the festival so be sure to check back regularly and see what’s happening.


The Hub

LWW's home will once more be the beautiful Devonshire Square with its picturesque lawns and terraces, and there'll be simply loads to sink your teeth into. Head straight to the LWW Nyetimber Hub, returning with a new twist on its great pop-up from last year, for a glass of their famous sparkling British fizz before exploring the rest of the estate.


A handful of our partner bars go one step further than a £5 wine flight and put together a unique offer for wristband wears. This could be anything from a wine and paired cheese to a complete meal. Our offers will be online very soon with plenty of time to get those mouths watering before the festival. 


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