Hong Kong is a metropolis of wining and eating and is one particular of the most popular events in the Town of Light, and this calendar year it is heading virtual.
Arranged by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the “Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival” will get not only a virtual taste but also a international format. With the competition, just a product away, picture the exhilaration of clinking wine eyeglasses with an individual midway around the environment or learning a new way to put together a delectable dish from a leading chef – all from the consolation of your own favorite chair.
In today’s environment, conference an individual for a glass of wine by using Zoom is all-natural. Human beings are so adaptable, and in fact, the virtual environment expands our universe that a lot farther. From Hong Kong to New York Town to Monte Carlo to Saint Petersburg to South Africa, the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Competition will be confident to tickle our taste buds and our worldly drive to journey. And this calendar year, due to the fact the party is on the net, it actually will be probable to meet up with people today from all around the world!
Conveying this strategic move, HKTB Chairman Dr. Y. K. Pang explained: “The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Competition has been one particular of the most popular events amongst locals and travelers alike due to the fact its inception around a 10 years in the past. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak this calendar year, we hope people today can go on to get pleasure from Hong Kong’s exceptional eating culture although delivering small business possibilities for the nearby F&B sector amidst this hard financial weather. Arranging the Competition pretty much will allow us to attain the two targets with no compromising public wellbeing and safety.”
Although in a distinctive format, the Competition will continue to be delivering virtual variations of a line-up of applications equally interesting as in the serious-everyday living editions, showcasing environment-course food items and beverages. So even if you are living in Timbuktu, this calendar year, you can get section in the yearly Competition from wherever you are.
Dr. Pang extra: “The virtual Hong Kong Wine & Dine Competition will attempt to recreate the festive joie de vivre atmosphere the party is famous for by providing access to an exceptional wine and gourmand encounters curated by specialists on the matter. Getting gain of the virtual format, the party will be extended from the usual 4 times to many weeks so that additional people today can get section irrespective of time and geographical constraints.”
To preserve as a lot unique flavor of the actual physical party as probable, the HKTB is making an on the net hub exactly where most of the Competition applications will get area. A wide variety of wine merchants will be delivering specific bargains and merchandise personalized for the Competition which members can look through and order in a virtual exhibition room. Meanwhile, renowned wine and food items critics, cooks, and wine specialists will be invited to discuss on wine-pairing and culinary topics in virtual workshops and courses.
The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Competition was released in 2009 right after Hong Kong and Bordeaux signed the Memorandum of Knowledge on Cooperation in Wine-linked Business. The massive-scale outside party rapidly became the chat of the city and was dubbed one particular of the world’s leading 10 worldwide food items and wine festivals by Forbes Traveler.
Dates and particulars of the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Competition will be forthcoming from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.