10th Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Fair Opens Tomorrow

09-Nov-2017 Intellasia | HKTDC | 6:00 AM Print This Post

70+ Events on Offer Public Day on Saturday

HONG KONG, Nov 8, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The tenth HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair will open tomorrow (9 November) and continue through 11 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, Paul Chan will be the guest of honour at the opening ceremony.

This year’s Wine & Spirits Fair will showcase fine wine and spirits from a record 1,070 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions. There will be more than 30 group pavilions representing wine-producing regions, trade organisations and governmental organisations from around the world.

These include new pavilions organised by France’s Syndicat General des Vignerons de la Champagne (SGV), the Southern United States Trade Association, the Russian Export Center, Enterprise Mauritius, Portugal’s Confederacao dos Agricultores de Portugal and Setubal Peninsula Wines, as well as Romania’s Asociatia Producatorilor si Exportatorilor de Vinuri.

Highlight zones such as Wine & Liquor Products and Whisky and Spirits will also be showcased. The HKTDC will organise more than 70 events during the fair to provide the industry with a comprehensive business and intelligence exchange platform.

Public Day

On Saturday (11 November), the fair’s Public Day, the show will be open to members of the public aged 18 or above, with tickets available on-site at HK$200. From now until 10 November, Public Day tickets are available at a special price of HK$99 on HOKOBUY, FeedMeGuru, Yahoo, Group Buyer, GOBUYA and HKTVmall. Mobile tickets are also on sale on TNG Wallet. Visitors with valid tickets for that day will receive a Lucaris crystal wine glass on-site on a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last.

The groundbreaking Asia Wine Academy will offer two intensive courses at the fair — “Contemporary Trends in Wine Consumption” and “Mastering Tasting & Rising Wine Trends,” which will be conducted by Masters of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee MW and Steve Charters. Participants who complete the courses will be awarded a certificate.

Public visitors can enrol at a special price of HK$690 (original price: HK$990) on the Wine & Spirits Fair website, online group-purchase platforms, Timable, Feedme Guru or TNG Wallet. Participants will receive a complimentary Wine & Spirits Fair Public Day ticket and a Lucaris crystal wine glass, valued at a total HK$1,300, on a first-come, first-serve basis while stocks last.

Wine & Spirits Fair Schedule

- 9-11 November (Thursday to Saturday)

Opening hours: 9 – 10 November 10:30am-7:30pm

Trade visitors only, 18 and above (On-site Registration fee: HK$100)

- 11 November 10:30am – 6pm

Trade visitors, 18 and above (On-site Registration fee: HK$100)

Public visitors, 18 and above (Admission fee: HK$200)

Fair Website: http://www.hktdc.com/hkwinefair/

Hong Kong Wine Journey: www.hktdc.com/hkwinejourney

Asia Wine Academy: http://hkwinefair.hktdc.com/dm/2017/asia_wine/1st_edm/index_en.html

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition: http://www.hkiwsc.com/

Product highlights and photo download: http://bit.ly/2hc5qHf

Photo Download: http://bit.ly/2zscsQg

Media Registration:

Media representatives wishing to cover the event may register on-site with their business cards and/or media identification.

About HKTDC

Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body dedicated to creating opportunities for Hong Kong’s businesses. With more than 40 offices globally, including 13 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China, Asia and the world. With 50 years of experience, the HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to provide companies, particularly SMEs, with business opportunities on the mainland and in international markets, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and digital channels including the media room. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com/aboutus. Follow us on Google+, Twitter @hktdc, LinkedIn.

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Contact: HKTDC

Communication and Public Affairs Department

Agnes Wat

Tel: +852 2584 4554

Email: agnes.ky.wat@hktdc.org

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