Following their full success of last year, tastings and presentations of French wines to buyers, contractors, distributors and agents, is taking place in five Asian cities this year. These meetings are organized in Hong-Kong, Taipei, Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul from April 13th to 17th, 2015, in renowned hotels.
The 4th Grand Tasting of Rioja wines will be held in Shanghai and Chengdu. It will brings 74 wonderful wineries from the D.O.Ca Rioja region (Spain). Some of them are already introduced in the market and some have been never been tasted in China.
The festival will kick off with an opening party co-hosted by French May and French GourMay at PMQ(1-3 May). The three-day event will bring together French arts and culture as well as French and Midi-Pyrénées fine food and wines. Besides the opening party at PMQ, there will be a two-day French Traditional Market at Stanley Plaza on 16 and 17 May, along with a French Wine and Food Walk at Alfresco Lane (Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre) on 9 May.
After the participation at the Gambero Rosso’s Italian Wines Tour in the Scandinavian countries, Assovini will be present at Prowein in Düsseldorf and in April will organize Sicilia en Primeur.
Avid wine collectors and enthusiasts can create their own Barossa wine collection, direct from Barossa winemakers’ cellars, by bidding in the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction in April, 2015. For the first time in the auction’s 50 year history, prospective buyers can bid online from Thursday 2 April to Friday 17 April, meaning they can take part in the auction from anywhere in Australia and around the world.