Spotlight On showcases a wine speciality to watch. SITT Autumn London and Leeds will offer you a Spotlight On: Christmas, highlighting bottles that exhibitors believe will help your independent business edge ahead when it comes to delivering special wines perfect for Christmas: wines of every style and origin that will certainly be an asset to your seasonal portfolio.
These wines can be identified by the below logo in the brochure and a bottle neck tag.
The SITT Preview supplement features in Harpers Wine & Spirit and Drinks Retailing News. It includes a focus on the Spotlight On feature and recommends wines that you can find and taste at SITT.
Masterclasses & Workshops
NEW YORK STATE WINES: EXPLORING THE FINGER LAKES AND LONG ISLAND
MASTERCLASS HOST: DR JAMIE GOODE
SITT London, 12pm
Dr Jamie Goode presents a range of eight wines from New York State, particularly focusing on the unique climatic conditions of the Finger Lakes and Long Island, through a selection of wines made with European sensibility to best allow fruit and terroir to shine. Riesling and Cabernet Franc, the heroes of the region, will be examined closely, with insight into the diversity of the region through its capacity to produce wines of an international standard.
FRENCH OAK, AMERICAN OAK...WAIT! HUNGARIAN OAK?!
MASTERCLASS HOST: ANDRAS KALYDY, KÁDÁR HUNGARY Ltd
SITT London, 3pm
Discover the new old world and go behind the scenes.
Kádár Hungary exports around 80% of their production and simply can’t make enough sound quality Hungarian oak barrels. Find out all the details through this fascinating masterclass from Andras Kalydy, Managing Director of Kádár Hungary:
- How unique are Hungarian oak barrels in the wine-world?
- How does the terroir and the other main factors of the barrel and its production determine the wine-character?
This masterclass will aim to highlight the differences in oak influence via a fascinating tasting which will review oak samples from across the Globe.