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The Worshipful Company of Distillers City Debate
Tuesday 17th May 2022 from 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Chris Porter, Master of the Worshipful Company of Distillers with guests from the spirits industry, analysts, media, the City, Distillers’ Liverymen and Masters and members of other Livery Companies – for a lively exchange and vote followed by an opportunity to discuss further the topic over drinks and canapés.
The Motion is:
THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT THE CONSUMPTION TRENDS OF TODAY’S YOUNGER GENERATIONS WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE FUTURE SHAPE OF THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY
Attendance at the event is by pre-booked ticket. The ticket price is £20 (inc VAT).
- Event timings: Doors open 6.15pm
- Debate starts: 6.30pm
- Drinks and canapés: 7.45pm
- Event ends: 9.00pm
The speakers are:
PROPOSED by: Paul Mathew – Owner of ‘Blood and Sand’ (London style bars) and Founder of ‘Everleaf’ (non-alcoholic aperitif)
Seconded by: Sanjeet Aujla – Beverages Analyst, Credit Suisse
OPPOSED by: Tom Warner – Founder and CEO, Warner’s Distillery Ltd
Seconded by: Claire Warner – Co-founder of Æcorn, the world’s first range of British non-alcoholic aperitifs and sister brand to Seedlip, the non-alcoholic category pioneer
CHAIRMAN: Trevor Stirling, Liveryman and Managing Director European Beverages, Bernstein