Bar Convent Brooklyn 2019

WSET is once again partnering with BCB to deliver a two day programme of spirits focused educational tastings

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Wednesday, June 12, 2019

11am - 7pm

Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. Brooklyn, NY. 11222

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Two day trade tasting

WSET is thrilled to be back at Bar Convent Brooklyn where we will bring you 11 spirits focused educational tastings.

All sessions are presented by globally recognised experts in the bar and beverage industry and have been designed to expand your spirits product knowledge. They also offer an introductory taster to what you might expect from WSET's qualifications, particularly our Systematic Approach to Tasting.

Tuesday 11 June 

12-12.30pm WSET commercial benefits | presented by Nick King DipWSET, WSET

1-1.45pm Can a vodka be outstanding – categorical tasting using SAT | presented by Rob McCaughey, WSET

2.15-3pm Intro to Shochu | presented by Sachiko Miyagi

3.30-4.15pm Characterful column distillates – debunking the myth that column stills can only produce neutral spirits | presented by Kellie Thorn

4.45-5.30pm Getting to grips with Grappa – the language of the appellation | presented by Scott Rosenbaum, Spirits Strategist at T. Edward Wines

6-6.30pm Q&A: Becoming a WSET Approved Programme Provider (APP) | presented by Rob McCaughey, WSET


Wednesday 12 June

12.30-1pm WSET professional benefits – a global network | presented by Maggie Campbell DipWSET, President and Head Distiller at Privateer Rum

1.30-2.15pm Tempted by the fruit of another – intro to fruit distillates | presented by Elayne Duff

2.45-3.30pm Give it a rest – maturation beyond oak | presented by Nick Korn

4-4.45pm Re-inventing a category – Genever basics | presented by Danny Ronen, Principal Partner & Global VP of Projects, Unlimited Liabilities Partner, Academia Austin

5.15-6pm The little big things – the importance of yeast | presented by Maggie Campbell DipWSET and Nick King DipWSET


About the show

Bar Convent Berlin is one of the leading international bar and beverage trade shows, last year Bar Convent successfully launched in Brooklyn NYC. The show offers an exceptional opportunity for premium brands, decision makers, and influencers across the globe to network, share knowledge, learn, explore the newest trends and products, and generate potential business opportunities.

The show is open only to trade industry professionals. 

Until April 15 early bird tickets are priced at $48, full advance price will be $60. You can purchase on the day, but tickets will be $80.



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