London's two wine fairs


Wine professionals in London have a choice of two wine fairs to visit today: the first day of the London International Wine Fair at Excel exhibition centre in London's Docklands (on a Monday rather than a Tuesday for the first time) and the second and final day of the RAW wine fair, on which I reported here last week. This much smaller fair concentrating on organic, biodynamic and natural wines is being held for the second time in Brick Lane, a little bit closer to but still quite a long way east of the centre of the city.

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