The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair presents its 12th edition from 7-9 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 1,000 international exhibitors are expected to participate the fair this year, where they will be showcasing their exquisite wine and spirits from around the globe. Fuelled by the booming market demand and an established reputation for excellence, the fair in 2018 attracted nearly 19,000 trade buyers from 73 countries and regions.
Pavilions from different countries and regions, as well as trade organisations will take part in Wine & Spirits Fair this year, such as the Canadian Food Exporters’ Association, Czech Grape and Wine Producer Association, Business France, Bettane+Desseauve, Wines of Germany, Italian Trade Commission,Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Confederação dos Agricultores de Portugal, Setúbal Península Wines, Portugal, ICEX Spain Trade, and Investment and The Southern United States Trade Association, etc.
With the extension of the collaboration between the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Veronafiere S.p.A., the Vinitaly Pavilion will return to the fair as one of the largest pavilions that showcases fine wines from Italy. The World of Olive Oil, which was inaugurated at the fair last year and featured a huge variety of premium olive oils selected by Vinitaly, will continue to be staged this year.