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The 2004 Decanter Fine Wine Encounter

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st November 2004 The Landmark Hotel, London NW1 Book your tickets today! Decanter ticket office Tel: +44 (0)20 7471 2000 Fax: +44 (0)20 7385 8444 Email: tickets@decanter.com

The annual highlight of the wine calendar, Decanter’s legendary Fine Wine Encounter returns for the eighth successful year. Join 100 top producers from around the globe for a weekend packed with over 600 wines to taste, six Masterclasses and the gourmet highlight of the Vintage Dinner.

Grand Tasting


Single £40

Double £75

Group £400 (12 for the price of 10)

It is the presence of the producers in person that makes Decanter events such a unique treat for wine lovers. Explore the Grand Tasting at your leisure, meeting the men and women who make your favourite wines and making some new discoveries for your Christmas cellar. This magnificent tasting has 100 producer stands offering the chance to taste over 600 wines from all corners of the wine world. Chat with world famous producers as you taste your way around the world, discovering the secrets behind legendary labels and rubbing shoulders with some stars of the wine world.

Click here for a full list of wineries taking part.


Tickets:£55 per person per class

Learn from the experts and gain some unique insights at our six tutored tastings. Decanter Masterclasses are ideal for novice and expert alike and each class lasts approximately an hour and a half.

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Masterclasses Saturday 20th November

10am – Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnels 2003 Classment

Speaker: Producer Panel

12.45pm – Chateau d’Yquem – SOLD OUT=”#990101″>

Speaker: Pierre Lurton

3.30pm – Mondavi

Speaker: Tim Mondavi

Masterclasses Sunday 21st November

10am – Barossa Shiraz

Speaker: Bob McLean

12.45pm – Graves Crus Classés

Speakers: Producer Panel

3.30pm – Stars of Italy

Speaker: David Gleave MW

Vintage Dinner


£175 per person

Join Decanter for an exclusive wine dinner where a specially created menu will provide the perfect accompaniment for some world famous wines . Click here for full details.

The Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Cellars Luncheon

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st November 2004

11.30am –3.30pm

Take a break from the tasting to enjoy this buffet luncheon paired with a delicious selection of Cru Bourgeois wines. Wines kindly sponsored by the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc

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Charity Wine Auction

The Decanter World Wine Awards Auction In Support of WaterAid

5.00pm Saturday 20th November

Free entry

Turn wine into water at this charity wine auction run by Christie’s with all profits donated to WaterAid. Stock your cellar with lots of wine from The Decanter World Wine Awards and support this deserving charity which supplies clean drinking water to the worlds poorest people. With thanks to Christie’s and The Landmark.

Free Prize Draw

Don’t miss the opportunity to enter our exclusive free prize draw to win a wine weekend for two at Bordeaux’s beautiful Château Cordeillan-Bages’ courtesy of Michel Lynch and Mentzendorff. Collect your form from Reception when you arrive at the event.

Book your tickets today!

Remember, spaces are limited so early booking is advised

Please read our terms and conditions before booking

Decanter ticket office

Tel: +44 (0)20 7471 2000

Fax: +44 (0)20 7385 8444

Email: tickets@decanter.com

Visitors must be 18 years or over. The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission. Under 18s and babes-in-arms will not be admitted. Decanter reserves the right to change the event programme without notice. In the event of readers wishing to cancel a booking up to 21 days before the event a cancellation fee will be charged for all tickets of £15 per Masterclass or Grand Tasting ticket and £75 per Vintage Dinner ticket. No refunds will be given within 21 days of the event. Tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis.

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