Trade forums return for Chilean wines

11 February, 2008

Off Licence News has teamed up with Wines of Chile to host off-trade forums at the Specialist Importers Trade Tastings (SITT).

Taking place at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Feb 25 and London's Vinopolis on Feb 27, the forums will ­analyse the results of a major review of independent wine merchants across the UK.

They will also look at the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the sector.

Chaired by OLN's consultant editor Graham Holter, the panel will include Ruth Yates, owner of Cheshire-based Corks Out, Matt Harris from London wine specialist Planet of the Grapes, and Michael Cox, UK director of Wines of Chile.

OLN's sister publication Wine & Spirit will also be hosting a debate based on research into the 500 top on-trade establishments.

Three new exhibitors - Top Selection, Domaine Direct and Champagne Joseph Perrier - will show their wines at this year's tastings, and the majority of those who exhibited last year will return again.

The SITT tasting is strictly for members of the trade and press only. Download the form below to register:

SITT Off-trade forum registration.

Alternatively, send an e-mail to , including the following: name, job title, business type, address, contact number. Please also indicate whether you also wish to attend the on-trade forum, in association with OLN sister publication, Wine & Spirit.

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