Swire Women of Wine Festival | 10th March 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wine x International Women’s Day: WoW! — Swire Women of Wine Festival

Celebrate Wow-Worthy Women, Learn About Wine and Try the Best Wines by Women!

Hong Kong’s first Women of Wine (WoW) Festival is the chance to get inspired, celebrate, taste, discover, learn, meet and mingle, all in celebration of 2017 International Women’s Day.

Taste a plethora of global wines made by women, and up your wine IQ with Pop-up workshops on wine tasting, glassware, old world vs new world, wine storage, mastering the wine menu and more. Meet other successful, like-minded women while toasting the messages of gender equality and diversity of International Women’s Day.

美酒x國際婦女節: WoW! — 太古集團Women of Wine美酒節

首屆太古集團Women of Wine (WoW) 美酒節將於3月舉辦,匯聚了出色葡萄酒及業界女性,讓大眾能能品嚐多款由女釀酒師製作、並由女性主理的酒商推介的美酒佳釀,在一個輕鬆愉快又充滿啟發的環境下慶祝國際婦女節。另設一系列微作坊分別由女侍酒師、主廚 、生活顧問等嘉賓主持,與來賓分享實用的資訊。

 

Date 日期: 10 March (Friday星期五)

Time 時間: 5pm – 9pm (Programme Rundown as below 活動流程如下)

Venue 地點: HKGCC Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre, Admiralty香港金鐘金鐘道95號統一中心22樓香港總商會演講廳 (see Google map)

Tickets 票價: HK$300

Ladies & Gentlemen Welcome!  Book your tickets now 立即購票 *

 

Buy premium package to boost your wine knowledge with tasting workshops by Asia’s most renowned wine expert, Debra Meiburg, Master of Wine including, “Let Me Introduce You to Your Tongue” and “Know Your Bubbles”. Get inspired at the “Vinspiration” seminars, as the city’s leading women in finance, travel, media, tech, arts, commerce, sport, the corporate world and wine, reveal their inspirational stories of success. Over a glass of wine, they’ll share conversations about their achievements, challenges, gender equality issues, the future of our most prominent industries and other trending topics. 購買優越套票,參與來自金融、科技、商貿、體育等各界成功女性引導的啟發性研討會,以及由葡萄酒大師 Debra Meiburg親自主持的品酒大師班

Premium Package 優越套票: HK$800

Package A:
– Wine Workshop 1: “Let Me Introduce You To Your Tongue: Introduction to Tasting Wine Like a Pro” 品酒大師班 1 – 「尋味之旅 」
– Vinspiration Seminar 2: “Taking the Lead: 5 Unstoppable Women on How to Thrive in the Future” 研討會 2 – 「創造未來:5個勢不可擋的女性」
– Wine Tasting & Pop-up Workshops 品酒會及微作坊

Package B:
– Vinspiration Seminar 1: “Breaking the Wine Glass: Celebrating Female Success Stories” 研討會 1 – 「突破酒杯:為女性的成功故事乾杯」
– Wine Workshop 2: “Know Your Bubbles: Champagne” 品酒大師班 2  – 「細味泡沬:香檳」
– Wine Tasting & Pop-up Workshops 品酒會及微作坊

Package C:
– Vinspiration Seminar 1: “Breaking the Wine Glass: Celebrating Female Success Stories” 研討會 1 – 「突破酒杯:為女性的成功故事乾杯」
– Vinspiration Seminar 2: “Taking the Lead: 5 Unstoppable Women on How to Thrive in the Future” 研討會 2 – 「創造未來:5個勢不可擋的女性」
– Wine Tasting & Pop-up Workshops 品酒會及微作坊

 

Programme Rundown 活動流程:

5:00pm Opening Ceremony: with special guest appearances
開幕禮
5:30pm – 6:30pm · Wine Workshop 1: “Let Me Introduce You To Your Tongue: Introduction to Tasting Wine Like a Pro”
品酒大師班 1 – 「尋味之旅 」· Vinspiration Seminar 1: “Breaking the Wine Glass: Celebrating Female Success Stories”
研討會 1 – 「突破酒杯:為女性的成功故事乾杯」
6:00pm Wine Tasting Cocktail Begins
品酒會開始
6:30pm – 7:30pm · Wine Workshop 2: “Know Your Bubbles: Champagne”
品酒大師班 2  – 「細味泡沬:香檳」· Vinspiration Seminar 2: “Taking the Lead: 5 Unstoppable Women on How to Thrive in the Future”
研討會 2 – 「創造未來:5個勢不可擋的女性」
9:00pm Wine Tasting Cocktail Ends
品酒會結束

 

A few of the many wow-worthy speakers include 活動部分傑出女性包括:

  • Debra Meiburg – Asia’s 1st Master of Wine
    亞洲首位葡萄酒大師 Debra Meiburg
  • Emma Gao – Winemaker, Silver Heights (Torres China)
    中國寧夏銀色高地首席釀酒師兼莊主   高原
  • Lijia Zhang – Author, Social Commentator
    作家及社評人 張麗佳
  • Fiona Kotur Marin – Founder & CEO, Kotur
    配飾品牌科圖爾創辦人  Fiona Kotur Marin
  • Vicky Lau – Head Chef & Owner, Tate Dining Room and Bar; Best Female Chef 2015
    Tate Dining Room & Bar 創辦人兼主廚 (2015年亞洲最佳女廚師) 劉韻棋
  • Mary Gadams – Founder & C.E.O, Racing the Planet
    極地長征創辦人  Mary Gadams
  • Yvonne Cheung – Director of Wine, Swire Hotels
    太古酒店葡萄酒總監  張樂天
  • Peggy Chan – Managing Director & Executive Head Chef, Grassroots Pantry
    豆苗居 創辦人兼主廚 Peggy Chan
  • Anna Thompson – Director Flight Operations, Cathay Pacific
    國泰航空航務董事  唐安娜
  • ​Angelina Kwan CPA – Managing Director & Head of Regulatory Compliance, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx)
    香港交易所監管合規主管兼董事總經理  關蕙
  • Lilian Haynes – Chairman, North East Wines & Spirits
    Northeast Wines & Spirits Hong Kong主席 Lillian Haynes
  • Pamela Ambler – TV Producer & Correspondant, Reuters
    路透社主持及製作人 Pamela Ambler
  • Cat Purvis Rust – Founder / COO / Digital Disruption & Transformation, Exicon
    Exicon 創辦人及營運總監 Cat Purvis Rust
  • Bernice Liu – Actress & Winemaker
    演員兼女釀酒師廖碧兒
  • Sarah Heller – Wine Writer & Beverage Industry Consultant
    葡萄酒作家及餐飲業顧問 莎拉•海勒

 

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Wine Workshop 1: Let Me Introduce You to Your Tongue: Introduction to Tasting Wine Like a Pro

Debra’s all-encompassing introduction to wine tasting. Tongue-tingling exercises illustrate key wine quality factors such as acidity, sweetness, tannin and alcohol. Experiment with lemon juice, sugar and tea to “map” the tongue. Learn the principles of wine selection, develop skills in assessing wine quality, refine your knowledge of the six “noble grape varieties” and grasp key concepts like intensity, complexity and length. Capped off with “how to bluff your way through a wine dinner.”

A fun and informative practical introduction to tasting wine like the pros, with tongue-tingling exercises!

Wine Workshop 2: Know Your Bubbles: Champagne 

“The wine of kings and the king of wines,” Champagne represents celebration, luxury and indulgence! Debra will equip you with the expertise to choose the best way to toast each and every occasion. Discover the history of bubbles, winemaking techniques and interesting facts on the world’s most renowned producers. Engage in practical tasting exercises and learn evaluation skills while sampling some fine Champagne and sparkling wine.

Learn the art of tasting bubbles from around the world, and how to choose the best way to toast each and every occasion.

Vinspiration Seminar 1: Breaking the Wine Glass: Celebrating Female Success Stories

Women are at last making their mark locally and internationally on the traditionally-male dominated wine industry. Teaming up with the high achievers in the wine, handpicked preeminent Hong Kong business women and leaders from a range of industries share the stories of their rise to success, overcoming gender-based barriers, discuss gender equality in their fields, workshop ideas for egalitarianism at the top, and much more, all over a glass of wine.

A true celebration of women’s achievements in this city and beyond: the ultimate inspiration as part of International Women’s Day.

Vinspiration Seminar 2: Taking the Lead: 5 Unstoppable Women on How to Thrive in the Future

Join the powerhouse female leaders, entrepreneurs and trendsetters across a range of “future-focused” fields (think tech, media, travel and more!) for predictions on the growth and change of these trending sectors, as well as a discussion of the unique position women are in to thrive in these industries, as we lunge headfirst into the next decade and beyond.

This lively debate will feature a “who’s who” of the region’s most respected women, pooling their views and ideas for a dynamic, cutting-edge discussion!

研討會包括:

  • 尋味之旅由葡萄酒大師 Debra Meiburg 分享有趣的品酒貼士,以一系列輕鬆的活動觸動您的味蕾,讓您體驗品酒的樂趣
  • 細味泡沬:香檳 學習品嚐氣泡以及如何在適當的場合以最好的方式敬酒,由葡萄酒大師 Debra Meiburg主持
  • 突破酒杯:為女性的成功故事乾杯一眾魅力女性分享她們的成功故事,籍著國際婦女節慶祝女性的傑出成就
  • 創造未來5個勢不可擋的女性 - 由本地熱門行業中最受尊敬的女性互相交流 ,並分享她們對未來的發展和機會有何預測及計劃。

For any enquires please contact 如有查詢,請聯絡 events@debramasterofwine.com

 

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*Above ticket price only applies to all MWM guests and HKGCC members.