Sid Patel

CEO, Beverage Trade Network

Sid has been in the wine and spirits industry for over 16 years. He founded his own wine company with brands from Australia, Argentina, Chile, France, New Zealand, Spain and South Africa. His first brand ‘Friday Monkey’ was sourced from the Riverina region of New South Wales. Having sold his brands in the USA to both independent retailers and national chains, small distributors to the nation’s largest distributors, he brings immense experience in building a brand from the ground-up. Sid is also the CEO and Founder of Beverage Trade Network, a leading platform for the drinks industry and a media company that owns media assets, platforms and organizes trade shows around the world. Some of the assets include Beverage Trade Network, USA Trade Tasting, BevRoute Magazine, IBWSS London, IBWSS San Francisco, IBWSS China, London Wine Competition, Future Wine Expo, Cannabis Drinks Expo, Cannabis Food Show, Sommelier Business and Bartender Business