CollectEve: Press Launch and Pop-up
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The CollectEve is a collaboration of female-founded wine importers working across the UK. They will be holding their inaugural tasting at 67 Pall Mall on 22nd April 2024.

This event is a product of many years of work, collaboration, enthusiasm and vision in the making. The CollectEve tasting will be showcasing wines and saké from twelve specialist importers and featuring the dynamic and diverse work that they do with producers from across Western and Central Europe, the USA, Canada, South America and Japan. Expect a range of 150+ wines on show, all with a strong focus on sustainability, considered farming and the true expression of terroir.

A note from co-founder Claire Thevenot MS, “The idea of The CollectEve came about while setting up my wine importing company, Vins-Clairs. It is already incredibly daunting to launch something like this alone and there seems to be very limited or accessible guidance out there. However, I knew I could rely on my network of colleagues and friends in the wine importing industry. A few incredible souls went above and beyond, and amongst these were some wonderful female importers.

Something clicked and I started to list all the women-led companies I knew, in a view to organise a collaborative tasting. Fast forward to now: The CollectEve is a group of 12 wine and saké importers; some of us are at the beginning of our journey while others have more experience. We come from a host of different backgrounds, nationalities, expertise and focus which makes it all even more exciting. ”

The founding members of The CollectEve are Basket Press WinesDéjà Bu WinesEaling Wine CellarsEmile WinesMarta VineMuseum of SakéOkanagan RootsSpecial CasesSustainable Wine SolutionsThe Wine BarnVinos LatinosVins-Clairs.

This is a tasting aimed at the trade and the wine and drinks media and whilst this is a celebration of womens’ roles in leading the wine trade forward, every wine professional is of course welcome to attend.

Where: 67 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ES
When: 10am – 4pm, April 22nd 2024
For further information please contact us at info@thecollecteve.co.uk or follow us on instagram.

To celebrate joining The CollectEve, Sustainable Wine Solutions would like to invite you to the press launch of their pop-up at its Borough Market store, Borough Wines on 7th March. The pop-up will launch to the public on Friday 8th March to coincide with International Women’s Day, and will be featuring a specially curated selection of wines and saké from the members of The CollectEve. 

Founder and Wine Buyer for Sustainable Wine Solutions, Muriel Chatel says of the tasting, “In an era of collaborations, we are absolutely thrilled to be launching The CollectEve pop-up on International Women’s Day and to showcase the work of this international group of importers and the contributions they have made to the wine industry.”

Where: Borough Wines, Borough Market, SE1 1TL
Press preview tasting: 4pm – 6pm, March 7th 2024
Open to the public: March 8th – March 31st 2024

For further information please follow Borough Wines on instagram