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Grape Expectations as
Hong Kong’s Premier Wine & Spirits Fair Returns

Welcome to the 11th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, returning to uncork another vintage journey from vine to cellar. Gathering over 1,070 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions, the Fair features some 70 spectacular wine events including tastings, dedicated zones, interactive demonstrations and trend seminars, representing a global attraction for every wine and spirits lover, from beginner to connoisseur.
Related Event
Opening Ceremony
Time 9:30am - 10:20am
Venue Expo Drive Entrance
Remarks 9:30am – Tea Reception; 10am – Ceremony
By Invitation Only

Welcoming Our New Pavilions

As Asia's premier wine event in the world of wine and spirits, we proudly welcome the following new group pavilions this year: Representing the Chinese mainland are the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Sichuan Council, the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, and the General Office of Administrative Committee of Grape Industry Zong of Helan Mountain's East Foothill Wine Region. Joining them are the Czech Grape and Wine Producer Association, Japan’s Gifu Prefecture and the Niigata Sake Brewers' Association along with the Peru Pavilion. Here are some of the wine on showcase at their respective pavilions.

China Council for the Promotion of
International Trade Sichuan Council
Czech Grape and
Wine Producer Association
Yibin Wuliangye Group Import And Export
Co. Ltd Sichuan China

Booth: 3G-D02
Ludwig Selection of Dried Raisins
Winery Ludwig
Booth: 3C-E24
Department of Commerce of
Zhejiang Province
Peru Pavilion
G20 Rice Wine
Kuaijishan Shaoxing Wine Co.,Ltd.
Booth: 3G-D18
Pisco Huamaní Quebranta
Pisco Huamani
Booth: 3C-E20

New to the Fair

Exploring a slightly different journey from vine to bottle, the all new World of Olive Oil, presented by Vinitaly, showcases some of the world’s finest producers of olive oil. Taking full advantage of global health trends, the Organic Wine & Spirits Tasting Corner also makes its debut this year.

Olio Extravergine Di Oliva Biologico
La Fortuna Gourmet Limited
Booth: 3F-D30C
De Rustica Estate
Booth: 3F-D30

The Cask at Hand

With great acclaim, the Whisky and Spirits Zone is back with famed exhibitors and a range of tastings and workshops. Visitors can enrich their knowledge about whisky and spirits, craftsmanship while sipping on some of the most delightful bottles around.

Single Malt Komagatake
Edition 2018
AF Trade Limited
Booth: 3CON-076

Whisky Moon Harbour 1
MOQ-Wines Ltd
Booth: 3CON-084

Bubbly Times at Champagne Avenue

Pop the cork and take in some of the world’s finest bubbly at Champagne Avenue! Presented by the Syndicat Général des Vignerons de Champagne, France (SGV), the grand opulence, quality and timeless traditions of this world-famous region are on full display.

Millésime Bacchus 2008
Champagne Charlier & Fils
Booth: 3G-C18
Champagne Francis Orban Brut
Reserve Vielles Vignes

Champagne Francis Orban
Booth: 3G-C18
Champagne Boizel Blanc de Blancs NV
Royal Orchid Wine (Hong Kong)
Company Limited

Booth: 3E-C20

Product Highlights

House Of Orloff AG
Booth: 3C-C08
Javier Sanz Verdejo
Javier Sanz Viticultor
Booth: 3D-B29
Kellermeister Black Sash Shiraz
Kesehills Wine Ltd
Booth: 3E-A28
Junmai Daiginjo "ZENITH Dewasansan"
Liquid Gold Corporation Limited
Booth: 3E-D07
Edel Cider
Norwegian Food & Beverages Co Limited
Booth: 3E-D12
Gewurztraminer Organic
Lechburg Winery
Booth: 3F-E20

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Today’s Event Highlights

Charting Asia’s Rising Influence at the Wine Industry Conference
Eagerly anticipated by top wine professionals searching for the latest trends, the Wine Industry Conference returns with fascinating insights on “Driving Growth: The Flourishing Asia Wine Market.” Moderated once again by Debra Meiburg MW, Asia’s first Master of Wine, prominent experts will discuss significant industry developments in a must-attend event for serious wine professionals.
Conference Details
Wine Industry Conference: "Driving Growth: The Flourishing Asia Wine Market"
Time 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue Seminar Room, Hall 3E Concourse
Programme Advisor and Moderator:
  Debra Meiburg MW  
  Cynthia Yang
Senior Manager of JD.COM
  David Gaudinat
Owner of Champagne
Gaudinat Boivin
  David Wainwright
Director, Wainwright Advisors
  Hianyang Chan
Consultant of Euromonitor
  Marcus Ford
Asia Market Manager,
Wines of South Africa
  Sarah Heller MW  
Remarks Free Admission
Programme Click here to view

Swirling Education at the Asia Wine Academy
Taking full advantage of Hong Kong’s interest in wine education, the Asia Wine Academy returns after last year’s successful debut. Co-organised by the HKTDC and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, two intensive certificate courses will be taught by acclaimed Masters of Wine, Jeannie Cho Lee and Sarah Heller, as they cover in-depth wine knowledge and practical tastings of high-quality vintages from around the world.
Course Details
Asia Wine Academy: Seeking Greatness – Decoding Wine Quality I
Time 11:30am - 1:00pm
Venue Grand Tasting Room, Hall 3D Concourse
  Sarah Heller MW  
Remarks Participation fee applies
Programme Click here to view

The Hub of Knowledge and Experience
The Wine & Spirits Fair promotes interactions and exchange of insights through wine tastings, grand tastings, master classes and expert-led seminars.
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Tour de France of Mature Wines
Time 11:30am - 12:30pm
Venue Wine Tasting Room B, Hall 3F
Speaker Michel Bettane
Remarks Organised by Idealwine
Latest Trend for Specific Type of Sake – Sparkling, Genshu, Namazake & Aged Sake
Time 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Venue Wine Tasting Room A, Hall 3C
Speaker Micky Chan, Sake Samurai, Wine & Sake tutor, International Judge
Graves, Sauternes, Pessac-Léognan, Barsac, the Origin of All the Greatest
Bordeaux Wines
Time 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Venue Wine Tasting Room B, Hall 3F
Speaker Rebecca Leung, Wine Journalist & Educator
Chablis Climats and Vintage Variation: Why They Matter
Time 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Venue Grand Tasting Room, Hall 3D Concourse
Speaker Ivy Ng, Wine Consultant
Remarks Organised by Bourgogne Wine Board
Wine Luxe x Hong Kong Wine Journey Top 10 Food & Wine Pairing Restaurant Awards
Time 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue Wine Gallery, Hall 3D
Remarks By Invitation Only. Organised by Wine Luxe
A Taste of Sichuan Baijiu
Time 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue Wine Tasting Room A, Hall 3C
Great Wines of Languedoc
Time 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue Wine Tasting Room B, Hall 3F
Speaker Thierry Desseauve
Remarks Organised by Gerard Bertrand
Gala Wine Dinner
Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue Chancellor Room, Level 4
Remarks By Invitation Only

Ice to Meet You
Explore the coolest attraction around as the popular Ice Bar returns with a dazzling line-up of mixologist-led demonstrations and competitions.
Related Events at Ice Bar, Hall 3FG Concourse
Meet the Bartender of the Future
Time 10:30am - 11:30am
Speakers • Kurt Lee
• Mark Liu
Remarks Organised by ShowBar AI Technology (Beijing) Co Ltd
Rum Revival: HKIWSC Award Winning Rums Workshop
Time 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Remarks Organised by HKIWSC
A Taste of Southern United States
Time 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Remarks Organised by Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA)
2018 International Chinese Baijiu Cocktails Mixologist Competition
Time 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Remarks Organised by Malt & Spirits, Taste TV

Unwind at the Whisky and Brandy Events
A long day just got better at the Whisky and Brandy Bar, where visitors can take part in tastings of heady whiskies and gorgeous brandies.
Related Events
Emerging Trends in Global Whisky Market
Time 11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Seminar Room, Hall 3E Concourse
Remarks Organised by Cru Magazine
The Spirits of Scotland - Whisky & Gin
Time 11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Wine Gallery, Hall 3D
Speaker Ron Taylor, WSET Certified Educator
MARS TSUNUKI Distillery, the Second of Mars
Time 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue Whisky and Brandy Bar, Hall 3E South Concourse
Speaker Hombo Shuzo
Remarks Organised by AF Trade Limited
PEAT! A Little Science Behind it
Time 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Venue Whisky and Brandy Bar, Hall 3E South Concourse
Speaker Yvonne Wang
Remarks Organised by WhiskyU Limited
CASKELLS - The Cask Finish
Time 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue Whisky and Brandy Bar, Hall 3E South Concourse
Speaker John Rhodes
Remarks Organised by Jon Dory Limited
Whisky from Bordeaux
Time 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Venue Whisky and Brandy Bar, Hall 3E South Concourse
Remarks Organised by MOQ-Wines Ltd

A Vintage Decade for Asia’s Prestigious Wine Competition
Now in its 10th year, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition returns with a host of top Asian judges and influential figures, providing a definitive guide to the best wine and spirits for Asian consumers.
Related Event
Cocktail Reception and Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition Award Presentation Ceremony
Time 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue Chancellor Room Foyer, Level 4
Remarks By Invitation Only

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The Bar is Open…to the Public

As Asia’s hub of wine, Hong Kong’s wine lovers are full of great appreciation. The event’s final day will be open to the public as visitors from beginners to connoisseurs enjoy fabulous events, tastings and interactions with producers and buyers alike.

Meet the Press

Press Conference
Officially uncorking this year’s event, a press conference was held on 15 October unveiling highlights of the fair to attending media members and VIPs followed by a press tour of selected exhibitors.

HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau (middle) joins Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition Founding Director Debra Meiburg (fifth from the left) and guests at the press conference to announce details of the fair.

Press Tour
HKTDC Assistant Executive Director, Sophia Chong (middle) announced details of the Fair at a press briefing and pre-fair tour yesterday. Thomas Chung, Founding Chairman of Hong Kong Sommelier Association (right) and Peter Kwong, renowned wine educator and owner of Pu Tao Tang (left), were invited to lead the press tour, giving media representatives a taste of what to expect at the Wine & Spirits Fair.

Free Gift for Trade Buyers

Local buyers are welcome to redeem an exclusive gift – Wine Aerator Pourer Set. Simply present this in digital or printed version with your business card and valid buyer badge at the Visitor Promotion Counter in Hall 3G-F18 during the fair period*.

*Photo is for reference only. One gift per buyer while stock lasts.

Step Into a Hong Kong Wine Journey

This citywide campaign partners with restaurants, wine sellers and enterprises across the city in a grand line-up of some 90 partners, taking Hong Kong’s wine appreciation to the next level.
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Hong Kong Optical Fair
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