Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018 full event schedule

ACADEMY PROGRAMME – TUESDAY 29 MAY

Tuesday 29 May

10.00 – 11.30

Room N104-105 – Level 1

Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux – Vintage 2015: (re)discover all the expressions of this great vintage

Presented by the Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux

Free Entrance – Masterclass in English and in Chinese

Tuesday 29 May

10.00 – 11.30

Room N106-107-108 – Level 1

Bourgogne Wines, unveil some of the Mysteries of “Climats” de Bourgogne

Presented by the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB)

Guest speakers: Yang Lu MS and Rebecca Leung, Wine Expert

Free entrance – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

10.00 – 11.30

Room N109-110 – Level 1

Oceans, Altitude and Attitude: Contemporary Australian Pinot Noir Masterclass

Presented by Wine Australia

Guest speakers: Phil Reedman MW and Mark Davidson, Head of Education Americas, Wine Australia

Free entrance – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

10.00 – 11.30

Room N111-112 – Level 1

The Diversity of Châteauneuf-du-Pape through Vintages and Special Cuvées

Guest speaker: Debra Meiburg MW

By invitation only – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

11.00 – 12.30

Room N101B – Level 1

Process to buy a French vineyard

Presented by Wine Invest

Free entrance – Conference in French and Chinese

Tuesday 29 May

11.00 – 15.00

Grand Foyer – Level 3

2015 Vintage Tasting – Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux

Free entrance – Walk around tasting

Tuesday 29 May

13.00 – 14.30

Room N104-105 – Level 1

Penfolds White Collection Launch Masterclass

Presented by Kym Schroeter, Penfolds White Winemaker

By invitation only – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

13.00 – 14.30

Room N106-107-108 – Level 1

Why Vintage Matters: Iconic Wines from Chile

Presented by Eduardo Chadwick, President and Owner of Viña Errazuriz and Jeannie Cho Lee MW

By invitation only – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

13.00 – 14.30

Room N109-110 – Level 1

Langton’s Classification Masterclass

Presented by Wine Australia – Guest speaker Andrew Caillard MW

Free entrance – Masterclass in English

Tuesday 29 May

13.00 – 14.30

Room N111-112 – Level 1

Old World Grapes in New World Regions

Presented by Christina Choi, International Development Advisor, WSET

Free entrance – Masterclass in English and Chinese

 

Tuesday 29 May

14.00 – 15.30

Room N101B – Level 1

China Wine Market

Guest speakers : Don St Pierre, CEO of Vinfolio, Sarah Heller MW, Christy Iu of Treasury Wine Estates, Tommy Keeling of IWSR, Mike Hu of the Alibaba Group and Alberto Fernandez, Managing Partner at TORRES CHINA

Free entrance – Conference in English and Chinese

 

Tuesday 29 May

14.00 – 16.00

Room N101A – Level 1

Land of Discoveries – Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Presented by Yolanda Chan, Managing Director of Atout France in Hong Kong and Sophie Ollier Daumas, Managing Director of BFC Tourisme

By invitation only – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

15.45 – 16.30

The Cellar – Level 3

Ensuring authenticity and integrity of Australian wine

Presented by Rachel Triggs, General Counsel, Wine Australia

Free entrance – Conference in English and Chinese

Tuesday 29 May

16.00 – 17.30

Room N104-105 – Level 1

Top Italian Spirits Masterclass

Presented by Massimo D’Addezio, Gambero Rosso Spirits Ambassador

Free entrance – Masterclass in English

Tuesday 29 May

16.00 – 17.30

Room N106-107-108 – Level 1

Austrian Wine Master Class

Presented by Stephan Reinhardt, Wine Critic Robert Parker and Willi Klinger, Managing Director of AWMB (Austrian Wine Marketing Board)

By invitation only – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

16.00 – 17.30

Room N109-110 – Level 1

Unique Australian Terroirs “A tasting of some of Australia’s distinguished sites”

Presented by Wine Australia

Guest speakers: Fongyee Walker MW, Dr Brian Croser AO, Winemaker, Phil Reedman MW, Andrew Caillard MW

Free entrance – Masterclass in English

 

Tuesday 29 May

16.00 – 17.30

Room N111-112 – Level 1

Discover the Original French Grapes Varieties

Presented by Valérie Pajotin, Managing Director of Anivin de France and Wei Xu, Wine Consultant

Free Entrance – Masterclass in English and Chinese

 

Tuesday 29 May

18.00 – 20.00

The Cellar – Level 3

Vinexpo Explorer Sonoma County Reception

Presented by Sonoma County Vintners and Vinexpo

Guest speaker: Debra Meiburg MW

By invitation only

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