Great Wines of Italy Asia Tour 2015: Bangkok & Hong Kong
November 1st, 2015
JamesSuckling.com and Hong Kong Tatler are delighted to present the 2015 edition of GREAT WINES OF ITALY ASIA TOUR in Bangkok and Hong Kong. This spectacular wine tasting event gives wine lovers a unique opportunity to savor and discover a selection of Italy’s most sought-after wines from prestigious international brands as well as chosen premium boutique wineries. All wineries and wines on showcase have been hand-selected by internationally-acclaimed wine critic James Suckling for their quality and character, reaching top scores of 90 points and above. Taste the wines with the winemakers and vintners themselves, many of which have come from Italy for the event.
THE WINE COLLECTORS’ DINNER - BANGKOK
29 NOVEMBER 2015 • GRAND HYATT ERAWAN • 7pm – 11pm
The grand opening of Great Wines of Italy Asia, the Wine Collectors’ Dinner, will bring together trade members, wine lovers and wineries to taste their top-rated wines and savor a multi-course dinner by Michelin-starred guest chef Massimo Mentasti from Villa Sparina, Italy.
TICKETS: SOLD OUT
THE GRAND TASTING - BANGKOK
30 NOVEMBER 2015 • GRAND HYATT ERAWAN • 5pm – 8:30pm
Taste over 200 top-rated Italian wines from 78 of the most prestigious international wineries, all hand-selected for their outstanding quality and rated 90+ points by Asia’s most powerful wine critic James Suckling. Meet the producers including Ornellaia, Solaia/Tignanello (Marchesi Antinori), Bibi Graetz and Roberto Voerzio, in addition to many others. The tasting will be complemented by a selection of fine Italian cheeses and cold cuts.
TICKETS: THB 999
Participating wineries include:
Allegrini, Altesino, Castello di Ama, Marchesi Antinori, Argiano, Arnaldo Caprai, Banfi, Marchesi di Barolo, Bellavista, Bibi Graetz, Ca' Viola, Canalicchio Di Sopra, Caparzo, Casanova di Neri, Cecchi, Tenute del Cerro, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, ColleMassari & Grattamacco, Conti Zecca, Damilano, Dei, Donna Olimpia 1898, Donnachiara, Duemani, Elvio Cogno, Fanti, Fantinel, Ferrari, Feudo Maccari, Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari Tenute, Fontanafredda, Fontodi, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, Fuligni, Fèlsina, Poderi Gianni Gagliardo, Casale del Giglio, La Carraia, La Rasina, La Spinetta, Fattoria Le Pupille, Livio Felluga, Luce della Vite, Masciarelli, Mazzei, Monte Antico, Monteverro, Nals-Margreid, Nino Franco Spumanti, Orma, Ornellaia, Parusso, Petra, Petrolo, Pieropan, Pietradolce, Pio Cesare, Pitars, Principe Corsini, Agricola Punica, Castello di Querceto, Renieri, Roberto Voerzio, Rocca delle Macìe, Rocca di Castagnoli, Castello Romitorio, Ruffino, San Filippo, San Polino, Sassetti Livio Pertimali, Tenuta Sette Ponti, Siro Pacenti, Cantina Terlano, Valdicava, Valle dell’Acate, Villa Sparina, Tenuta Vitalonga, Zenato.
THE GRAND TASTING - HONG KONG
2 DECEMBER 2015 • FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
2:30pm – 4:30pm (Trade Preview & VIPs), 5:30pm – 8:30pm (Consumers & VIPs)
Hundres of premium Italian wines from more than 90 leading wineries will be on pour at this spectacular wine tasting with most of the winemakers and vintners present from Italy. Savor a James Suckling hand-picked selection of outstanding wines (each scoring 90+ points) and meet the vintners. Complemented by fine Italian cheeses from Caprice, the Grand Tasting is more than a tasting - it is an experience.
Early Bird (on or before 18 Nov 2015) HK$699 / Regular HK$850
100-Point Ticket (VIP) HK$1,199
Trade Preview: Members of trade and industry only* (2:30pm – 4:30pm). REGISTER
*Limited spaces, admission subject to final approval by organizer.
CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAN SELEZIONE TASTING WORKSHOP - HONG KONG
2 DECEMBER 2015 • FOUR SEASONS HOTEL • 10am – 11:30am
This is an exclusive walk-around tasting with a selection of wines from 20 of the best Chianti Classico producers, all vetted by James Suckling. Following an introduction by James on the region's newest and top-quality wine designation, Gran Selezione, participants will taste almost a two dozen Gran Selezione Chianti Classicos as well as personally meet the winemakers and vintners of each estate. This tasting is only opened to wine trade members and select media. Space is very limited.
TICKETS: Please contact us.
THE 90+ POINTS WINE COLLECTORS’ DINNER - HONG KONG
3 DECEMBER 2015 • FOUR SEASONS HOTEL • 7pm – 11pm
Savor more than 180 top-rated Italian wines together with international wine critic James Suckling and almost 100 vintners and winemakers at this exclusive wine dinner prepared by Michelin-starred guest chef Massimo Mentasi from Villa Sparina, Italy.
Participating wineries include:
Poderi Aldo Conterno, Allegrini, Castello di Ama, Argentiera, Argiano, Argiolas, Arnaldo Caprai, Banfi, Baracchi, Marchesi di Barolo, Barone Ricasoli, Bellavista, Bibbiano, Bibi Graetz, Tenuta di Biserno, Castello di Bossi, Camigliano, Canalicchio Di Sopra, Caprili, Casanova di Neri, Castiglion del Bosco, Ceretto, Tenute del Cerro, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, ColleMassari & Grattamacco, Contratto, Cordero di Montezemolo, Damilano, Donna Olimpia 1898, Elena Walch, Casa Emma, Fanti, Fèlsina, Ferrari, Feudo Maccari, Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari Tenute, Fontanafredda, Fontodi, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, Fuligni, Gagliole, Poderi Gianni Gagliardo, Casale del Giglio, La Spinetta, Lanciola, Fattoria Le Pupille, Livio Felluga, Luce della Vite, Masciarelli, Mastrojanni, Mazzei, Michele Satta, Monte Antico , Monteverro, Nals-Margreid, Nino Franco Spumanti, Orma, Ornellaia, Ottosoldi, Petra, Petrolo, Pianirossi, Pietradolce, Pio Cesare, Poggio la Noce, Principe Corsini, Prunotto, Agricola Punica, Castello di Querceto, Querciabella, Renato Ratti, Renieri, Roberto Voerzio, Rocca delle Macìe, Rocca di Montegrossi, Rocche Costamagna, Ruffino, San Fabiano Calcinaia, San Felice, Tenuta San Guido, San Polino, Sassetti Livio Pertimali, Schiopetto, Tenuta Sette Ponti, Siro Pacenti, Tasca d'Almerita, Cantina Terlano, Tony Sasa, Valdicava, Vietti, Vignamaggio, Villa Sparina, Villa Trasqua, Castello di Volpaia, Zenato.