French Wine Masterclass at Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair

French Wine Masterclass at Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair

Discover key French wine regions and improve your wine knowledge at this special session conducted by Master of Wine Debra Meiburg

We all love our reds, whites and rosés, but how well do we really know our wines?

Build your wine skills and expertise at an exclusive, by-invite-only Discovery of Key French Wine Regions masterclass at this year’s Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair. We have a few precious seats reserved for our Foodie Club members, so read on to see how you can earn yourself a spot…

Learn from the best at this interactive masterclass, where renowned expert Debra Meiburg will teach you and your palate a thing or two about key French wine regions – discover how to map your tongue, familiarise yourself with identifying the distinguishing features of popular wines, improve your skills and understanding of how to judge quality and more!

Some of Debra’s many credentials include:

  • Award-winning author, TV personality and international speaker, with books distributed across four continents and TV production credits including documentaries such as Taste the Wine and Grape Moments
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (Women of Influence Awards) by the South China Morning Post and American Chamber of Commerce
  • Ranked 7th on The Drinks Business’ list of the most powerful women in wine
  • Co-founder of the world’s first truly pan-Asian wine competition, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition

Want a COMPLIMENTARY spot at this exclusive, by-invite-only masterclass?
We’re looking for those folk who know a thing or two about wine (if you live, breathe and often work with this tipple) and enrolment is exclusively for Foodie Club members!

We anticipate oversubscription for this event and will be selecting the final attendees based on their answers and entry submission time. Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Date: Saturday, 10 November 2018

Meeting time: 1:30pm (for registration and badges)

Masterclass time: 2–3pm

Meeting place: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai (participants will be individually notified as to the specific location)

How much: free!



Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair
8-10 November 2018

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Welcome to a Vintage Sourcing Experience in
Asia’s Premier Wine Hub

Returning for its 11th edition in 2018, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair delivers an incomparable business trading platform of top-tier wine and spirits from across the globe. Capping off a vintage decade, the 2018 event will feature over 1,000 international exhibitors, catering to global buyers on the search for greatness from bottle to bottle.

The Fair’s final day is open to the public, giving Hong Kong’s passionate wine fans a chance to experience world-class industry events. Visitors can enjoy grand tastings, master classes, cocktail demonstrations and seminars that enrich wine knowledge. Meanwhile, buyers and exhibitors can gain valuable first-hand market intelligence by engaging directly with their target consumers.

Grape Expectations for a Can’t-Miss Industry Event
The Fair also serves as a hub of market knowledge with a lineup of educational events, seminars, master classes, tastings and demonstrations revealing emerging trends and industry insight. The 2017 edition presented over 70 events including:
• Wine Industry Conference : A headlining annual event that presents top-level experts and key industry players discussing market trends and opportunities
• Ice Bar : This cool and fascinating cocktail demonstration attracts the industry professionals to gather and exchange ideas over drinks
• Whisky & Brandy Bar : The home of fine whisky and brandy expertise located in a cosy, elegant and relaxing environment
• Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition : This prestigious annual event is the definitive guide to the best wine and spirits with an Asia-centric focus.

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