Hong Kong is ‘buoyant market’ for Lebanese wine

30th July, 2015 by Lucy Jenkins

Organic wine producer, Domaine Wardy from the Bekaa Valley has its sights set on breaking into Asia’s crowded wine market by “wooing the trade”.

Speaking to the drinks business Wardy’s winemaker, Diana Salame Khalil, explained that although its wines have been in Hong Kong for three years, the winery views the future in Asia as “an exciting one” due to its consistently good vintages that has “wooed the trade.”

“People in Hong Kong are always willing to try new styles,” she said. “It’s a good opportunity for us to promote our wines, and we’re able to show them that our styles are not the same as other producers – not even in Lebanon.”

Salame studied oenology at the University of Burgundy before a stint of two years at….

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