French Wine Society 2015 Wine Immersion Study Trips

Monday. 12 January. 2015. 10:00 am

French Wine

The French Wine Society  is an association that offers professional and certification wine programs all over France’s wine regions celebrates their 10th Anniversary this year. The society is supported by the French Ministry of Agriculture.

This year, they are opening their week-long study trips to some of the top wine regions in France again with classes are suitable for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists. Each trip offers an intensive, professional-level educational programme that has an exam at the end of the course with a completion certification by the society’s industry-endorsed Masters-level programme. The trips are led by Masters of Wines, true wine experts like Andrew Jefford, Essi Avellan MW, Steve Charters MW and Matthew Stubbs MW.

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iDealwine: French Online Auction Opens Office in Hong Kong

Friday. 7 June. 2013. 10:00 am

French online auction site to offer wine auctions to Asia.


The wine auction market in Hong Kong is one of the biggest in terms of value dollar sales. Its no surprise then to see more players in the market. – the leading French auction website has opened an office in Hong Kong. iDealwine’s CEO Cyrille Jomand, shares his enthusiasm: “The opening of the Hong Kong-based office for Asia marks an exciting step in iDealwine’s development. 30% of our overall sale revenues come from foreign sales, and Asia is a rapidly expanding part of it.

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Fine Wine French Auctioneers (FWFA) Presents – The Different Spring Auction 3 on 18 & 20 April

Wednesday. 10 April. 2013. 10:00 am

Auction features private wines from French collectors and a special arts series.

The Fine Wine French Auctioneers (FWFA) holds their third auction in Hong Kong on 18 & 20 April 2013 at The Excelsior Hotel. Titled The Different Spring Auction 3, the two-day auction offers 966 lots from highly esteemed châteaux and private cellars in France. The auction will interest fine wine collectors as these wines aren’t released on the open market, nor are they available through resellers.

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Rhône Vignobles Wine and Chinese Food Pairing

Tuesday. 12 March. 2013. 10:17 am

The passion of 15 winemakers showcased at a celebration of Rhône Wines paired with Chinese cuisine. at Hotel Icon Above and Beyond

Rhône Vignobles, a group of winemakers from the famed region in Southern France, traveled to Hong Kong to present a selection of their wines. They also took the opportunity to share their philosophy of respecting the terroir, and their heritage at a wine dinner held at Hotel Icon’s Above and Beyond. This group of devoted winemakers has established this association for over 17 years, joining hands amongst friends and comrades, to discover and share their passion of wine as a team.

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Discover the Breadth of Bordeaux

Wednesday. 19 December. 2012. 11:42 am

Cotes de Bordeaux offers up value for money wine.

The famous classification of Bordeaux, in 1855, is still in place and pretty much unchanged (in spite of unofficial classifications such as the “Super Seconds”) but 2009 saw the creation of a new appellation (there are 60 in Bordeaux, in total), when four regions came together. The ‘Côtes de Bordeaux’ consist of  the regions of Blaye, Cadilac, Castillon and Francs – which between them account for 14 per cent of total Bordeaux production – decided to join forces to infiltrate the export markets.

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