The Specialist Importers Trade Tasting is just one week away. Taking place in both Manchester (February 26) and London (February 28), the event welcomes independent buyers from the off- and on-trades to discover wines and spirits from specialist importers.

In addition to some familiar importers, SITT Spring welcomes new exhibitors including the Washington Wine Commission, DGB Europe, Ellis Wines and the Consorzio Conegliano Valdobbiadene.

Masterclasses at the event include Rive and Cartizze: the terroirs of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG with Sarah Abbott MW and Old World Inspiration, New World Innovation: Exploring Washington State Wines with Heather Dougherty.

Attendees can also visit the Wine & Spirit Trade Association clinic to discuss issues facing independent businesses.

SITT Spring takes place on Monday February 26 in Manchester at etc venues, and on Wednesday, February 28, at the new London location of Lindley Hall.

If you are an independent buyer, register to attend for free, here.