What is WineSPIT?
WineSPIT is Hong Kong’s vibrant community of wine professionals, united to advance the city’s wine trade through skills development workshops, welcoming networking events and a robust annual conference, all fostering the exchange of best practices and professional cooperation.
Unique in Hong Kong, WineSPIT fosters the professional development and sharing of best practices in the city’s bustling wine trade. Topics chosen for the conference and workshops address members’ and industry’s feedback. High caliber guest speakers focus on the issues commonly faced by members. It offers an inviting, open-style platform for the exchange of ideas and discussion within the industry.
Membership provides free access or discounted rates for the following events:
Annual SPIT Conference
- A full day of workshops specifically crafted with the needs of the local trade in mind
- Focus on practical sales skills, business and branding workshops
- A hands-on approach to technical wine knowledge and in-depth sessions on hot up-and-coming regions.
- Designed to supplement academic knowledge and theoretical sales techniques with practical, hands-on exercises
- Role-playing andcustomized sessions to offer first-hand, workplace-ready skills,particularly in areas many members are less comfortable in
– Tasting technique sessions
– Wine service sessions
– Communication skills
Workshop #2 (1 September): Global Chardonnay, by Michael Hill Smith MW
Membership is restricted to active members of wine-related businesses. Members will receive access to 6 of the 12 monthly training workshops free of charge, a discounted rate for additional workshops and a member rate for the annual conference.
FREE access or REDUCED prices to all WineSPIT activities (see above), PLUS:
- GBP10 discount off Purple Pages subscription from Jancis Robinson
- A chic set of Australian and New Zealand Cue Cards From Debra Meiburg MW (HK$180)
- Free The Drink Business subscription in 2016 (HK$129)
- Study tools created by Debra Meiburg MW or by Speakers.
- Welcome pack with WineSPIT Regalia (Professional level membership and above)
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