Decanter masterclasses at Vinexpo Hong Kong

Start date: 24 May 2016

End date: 26 May 2016

City: Hong Kong

Event type: Trade/Media


Booking information:

Free trade and media tickets are fully booked.

Discovering wine regions from China with professor Li Demei

Tuesday 24 May, 16:00-17:30

Wines from Ningxia, Xinjiang, Yunnan and Heilongjiang scooped a total of 35 medals in the 2015 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), a leap from 19 medals in 2014.

During the 2015 Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) later that year, China scored the best result in Decanter awards so far by winning 43 medals, which includes a Regional Trophy and a gold medal.

Discover the different wine regions in China with professor Li Demei, a leading authority on Chinese wine and a DecanterChina columnist. He will guide guests through a selection of DWWA and DAWA award-winning, Chinese wines. This is a unique opportunity to understand China’s emerging wine regions.

Free trade and media tickets are now fully booked.

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – the new top official tier of Chianti Classico wines

Tuesday 24 May, 10:00-11:30,
LEVEL 2 - ROOM 206/207/208

Ian D’Agata, Decanter contributing editor, and one of the world’s leading experts on Italian wines, selects the best from the new super-premium category of Chianti Classico called Gran Selezione: a new source for Tuscany’s finest wines.

Indigenous Grapes of Italy – a personal selection by Ian D’Agata, author of Native Wine Grapes of Italy

Tuesday 24 May, 13:00-14:30
LEVEL 2 - ROOM 206/207/208

Discover the unique taste that only Italy provides through some exclusive wines selected by Ian D’Agata.

Ageability in Barolo and Barbaresco

Tuesday 24 May, 16:00-17:30
LEVEL 2 - ROOM 206/207/208

Ian D’Agata compares young and old vintages to show the ageability of Barolo and Barbaresco, Italy’s famously long lived wines. Wines from the following estates will be included: Pio Cesare, Ceretto, Aldo Conterno, Di Gresy, Marchesi di Barolo. Each producer will provide a pre and a post 2000 vintage.

Syrah/Shiraz – an international expression of a noble grape

Thursday 26 May, 12:00-13:30

John Stimpfig, content director of Decanter, will introduce the world’s leading Syrah / Shiraz producers including Peter Gago, Philippe Guigal, Eduardo Chadwick, Stefano Frascolla, Matt Stafford and Tim Steinke. They will guide you through how this grape variety expresses itself in the different regions and countries in the world.

*Free media tickets have been fully booked.

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