The 10th Annual Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival will infuse new festival elements, increased venue size, and enhance the number of wine and food offerings.
The China Construction Bank Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2018 will be held October 25 – 28, expanding the event footprint by 20 percent along the Central Harbourfront, and showcase more than 430 booths of fine wines and exquisite delicacies. Aside from the mass expansion in space and tastings, the internationally-acclaimed festival will feature wine-pairing meals designed by master chefs and tasting classes by industry experts. Festival-goers will keep their palates refreshed sampling everything from single malts to single-origin coffee roasts.
Event highlights are as follows:
10-Michelin-starred Dinner @ Tasting Room
Five Michelin-starred chefs are coming to Hong Kong to jointly present the “10-Michelin-starred Dinner” in the “Tasting Room”. The world-renowned master chefs from France, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore and Mainland China bring a total of 8 Michelin stars, and they will collaborate with two prominent Hong Kong chefs from one-Michelin-starred restaurants Man Wah and Mandarin Grill + Bar to create a highly anticipated wine-pairing banquet with eight courses, blending an assortment of elements.
Visiting celebrity chefs
Distinguished French Chef Pierre Gagnaire of “Pierre”, a two-Michelin-starred restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong; Chef Bee Satongun of “Paste Bangkok”, a one-Michelin-starred restaurant in Bangkok and recipient of Asia’s Best Female Chef 2018 by “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants”; Chef Lin Cheng Ching, Chinese Executive Chef of “The Guest House”, a two-Michelin-starred restaurant in Taiwan; Chef Kentaro Chen, Executive Chef of “Shisen Hanten”, a two-Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore; and Chef George Chen of “Wujie”, a one-Michelin-starred restaurant in The Bund, Shanghai.
Limited 10th Edition
Every year, new elements are introduced into the CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival, and this year is no exception. Especially tailored for the wine connoisseur is “Wine & Dine 10th Edition Specials” and “2009 Vintage”.
A new “Perfect 10 Passport” will be introduced this year to encourage visitors to experience various wonderful food and wine combinations. In addition to wine tokens, food tokens will be included in the Perfect 10 Passport to inspire guests to explore creative wine pairing options with family and friends. The Perfect 10 Passport will include a welcome drink and a 10th edition limited wine glass, a worthy addition to the collection of every wine enthusiast.
No celebration is complete without entertainment and special giveaways. During the four-day event, live music performances will be held each evening on the main stage. Additionally, there will be games played every day, with prizes including airfare tickets, wines, gourmet food and wine tokens.
In addition to the above, this year’s wine options will expand, featuring fine wines from first-time participating chateaus from countries and regions like Burgundy, Croatia, and Russia to capture the hearts and tastes of festival-goers. .
More details here: www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/winedinefestival/