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11th Hong Kong Wine Spirits Fair Opens Tomorrow

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11th Hong Kong Wine Spirits Fair Opens Tomorrow
HONG KONG, Nov 7, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - The 11th Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will open tomorrow (8 Nov) and continue through 10 Nov at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Guest of honour at the opening ceremony will be James Lau, Acting Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

The 2018 Wine & Spirits Fair will feature fine wine and spirits from 1,075 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions. There will be 30 group pavilions representing wine-producing regions, trade organisations and governmental organisations from around the world. This year, pavilions from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Sichuan Council, the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, Ningxia's General Office of Administrative Committee of Grape Industry Zong of Helan Mountain's East Foothill Wine Region, the Czech Grape and Wine Producers Association, Gifu Prefecture and the Niigata Sake Brewers' Association from Japan, and Peru will be set up for the first time.

The fair will also launch the World of Olive Oil at the Vinitaly pavilion to promote various kinds of premium olive oils, with visitors able to enrich their knowledge and sample a selection of the oils. Also new is the Organic Wine and Spirits Corner that will feature a range of organically produced beverages for visitors to try.

The HKTDC will organise about 70 events during the fair, including tasting sessions showcasing wines from around the world. It will also host numerous industry-exchange events, including the Wine Industry Conference, thematic seminars and master classes.

Public Day

On Saturday (10 Nov), the fair's Public Day, the event will open to members of the public aged 18 or above, with tickets available on site at HK$200. From now until 9 Nov, members of the public can purchase Public Day tickets at a special price of HK$99 through Clink Digital Media, Tap & Go wallet, HKTVmall, HOKOBUY, the Octopus App (Octopus card or O! ePay), Price.com, Ticketflap, and Yahoo. Ticket-buyers will receive a Lucaris crystal wine glass on a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last.

Following a successful debut in 2017, the Asia Wine Academy, jointly organised by the HKTDC and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Hotel and Tourism Management, returns this year. On the theme of "Seeking Greatness: Decoding Wine Quality", Masters of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee and Sarah Heller will share their insights into Italian and French wines. Participants who complete the courses will be awarded a certificate. Members of the public can enrol in the Asia Wine Academy at a special price of HK$880 (original price HK$990) at the fair. Participants will receive a complimentary Wine & Spirits Fair ticket and a Lucaris crystal wine glass (for redemption on 10 Nov only) - a package with a total value of HK$1,300 - on a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last.

Wine & Spirits Fair Schedule8-10 Nov (Thursday to Saturday)Venue: Hall 3C-G, HKCECOpening hours: 8-9 Nov 10:30am-7:30pm Trade visitors only, aged 18 and above (On-site registration fee: HK$100)10 Nov 10:30am-6pm Trade visitors, aged 18 and above (On-site registration fee: HK$100), Public visitors, aged 18 and above (Admission fee: HK$200)

Fair website: http://www.hktdc.com/hkwinefair/ Hong Kong Wine Journey: www.hktdc.com/hkwinejourneyAsia Wine Academy: http://hkwinefair.hktdc.com/dm/2018/asia_wine/index_en.htmlHong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition: http://www.hkiwsc.com/Product highlights and photo download: Click here https://bit.ly/2hc5qHfPhoto Download: https://bit.ly/2ASfOhZ[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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 50 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 more than 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 business insights and information via trade publications, research reports and digital channels including the media room. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com/aboutus[7]. Follow us on Google+, [email protected][8], LinkedIn.

Contact:

Katherine Chan, Tel: +852 2584 4537, Email: [email protected]
[9] Iris Chow, Tel: +852 2584 4241, Email: [email protected][10] Source: HKTDC[11] Topic: Trade Show or ConferenceSectors: Trade Shows, Food/Beverage[12][13] http://www.acnnewswire.com From the Asia Corporate News Network

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References

  1. ^ http://www.hktdc.com/hkwinefair/ (www.hktdc.com)
  2. ^ www.hktdc.com/hkwinejourney (www.hktdc.com)
  3. ^ http://hkwinefair.hktdc.com/dm/2018/asia_wine/index_en.html (hkwinefair.hktdc.com)
  4. ^ http://www.hkiwsc.com/ (www.hkiwsc.com)
  5. ^ https://bit.ly/2hc5qHf (bit.ly)
  6. ^ https://bit.ly/2ASfOhZ (bit.ly)
  7. ^ www.hktdc.com/aboutus (www.hktdc.com)
  8. ^ [email protected] (www.acnnewswire.com)
  9. ^ [email protected] (www.acnnewswire.com)
  10. ^ [email protected] (www.acnnewswire.com)
  11. ^ HKTDC (www.hktdc.com)
  12. ^ Trade Shows (www.acnnewswire.com)
  13. ^ Food/Beverage (www.acnnewswire.com)

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