Hong Kong 2018 Certification Course | Vinitaly International

4 - 8 November 2018

Vinitaly International Academy

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong SAR, China
Over 400 hand-picked wine professionals have participated in the past 9 editions of the Certification Course, 151 of them succeeded in obtaining the title as “Italian Wine Ambassadors” with another 11 prominent participants gaining the highest level of qualification as “Italian Wine Experts”.
In its 10 edition of Ambassadorship Certification Course from 4 to 8 November 2018 in Hong Kong, we're honoured to welcome on board 2 new Italian Wine Experts and 7 new Italian Wine Ambassadors, expanding the community to 157 Italian Wine Ambassadors and 13 Italian Wine Ambassadors globally.
 


VIA Italian Wine Experts

The VIA Expert title is the highest certification of proficiency in Italian wine awarded by VIA. In Hong Kong, two new professionals received this prestigious title.

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Francesco Marchio - Hong Kong SAR, China Managing Director at Vinoveritas Asia in Hong Kong
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Gillian Gordon Smith - Australia Wine Educator and Owner of Fall From Grace Winery in Aldinga, South Australia


VIA Italian Wine Ambassadors


The VIA Expert title is the highest certification of proficiency in Italian wine awarded by VIA. In Hong Kong, two new professionals received this prestigious title.

Giulia-Mengoni
Giulia Mengoni - Australia Sommelier at the Crafters Hotel in Crafters, South Australia
Sebastian-Wolf
Sebastian Wolf - China Main Educator at Wine Family Education & Consulting based in Hangzhou, China
Anson-Wan
Anson-Wan - Hong Kong SAR, China Sales Manager at ASC Fine Wines HK Trading Corporation Limited in Hong Kong
Luca-D'Andrea
Luca D'Andrea - Italy Export Manager at the Corvezzo Winery in Italy
Phyllis-Wan-Yin-Chan
Phyllis Wan Yin Chan - Hong Kong SAR, China Senior Executive Officer at the Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau in Hong Kong
Alice-Wong
Alice Wong - Hong Kong SAR, China Co-founder and Wine Coach at Vinetude Asia in Hong Kong
Vincent-Yuen
Vincent Yuen - Hong Kong SAR, China Freelance Wine Columnist at Winenow in Hong Kong

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Wine list of VIA Hong Kong Edition

DEEP DIVE INTO THE NORTHERN PEARL OF ITALY - PIEMONTE
Contratto Millesimato Extra Brut, Metodo Classico 2011 - Vino Spumante Di Qualita - Piemonte
Azienda Agricola Icardi Icardi Cascina D’or, Piemonte Cortese Doc 2015 - Piemonte
Marco Porello Roero Arneis Camestri 2017 - Roero Docg - Piemonte
E. Guglielmi Rossese Di Dolceacqua Superiore 2016 - Rossese Di Dolceacqua Superiore Doc - Liguria
Elvio Cogno Mandorlo 2017 - Dolcetto D’alba Doc - Piemonte
La Spinetta Ca Di Pian 2013 - Barbera D’asti Docg - Piemonte
Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo Doc 2014 - Langhe Nebbiolo Doc - Piemonte
Poderi Gianni Gagliardo Dabatié 2017 - Langhe Nebbiolo Doc - Piemonte
Marco Porello Nebbiolo D’alba 2016 - Nebbiolo D’alba Doc - Piemonte
Les Crêtes Valle D’Aosta 2015 - Nebbiolo Sommet - Piemonte
Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis 2012 - Barolo Docg - Piemonte
Torraccia Del Piantavigna Ghemme 2012 - Ghemme Docg - Piemonte
Sordo Giovanni Roche di Castiglione 2004 - Barolo Riserva - Piemonte
L’Armangia Moscato D’asti Canelli 2017 - Moscato D’asti Canelli Docg - Piemonte
VENETO AND TRENTINO ALTO-ADIGE, THE STAR REDS VS THE APPEALING WHITES
Bottega Bottega Golden Brut 2017 - Prosecco DOC - Veneto
Casanova Casanova Prosecco Doc - Prosecco Doc - Veneto
Casanova Casanova Prosecco Superiore Docg - Prosecco Superiore Docg - Veneto
Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio Trentino Doc 2017 - Trentino Doc - Trentino
Agraria Riva Del Garda Pinot Grigio Trentino Doc 2017 - Trentino Doc - Trentino
St Michael Eppan Pinot Grigio Anger 2016 - Alto Adige Doc - Alto Adige
Cantina Del Castello Soave Classico 2014/15 - Soave Classico - Veneto
Damijan Ribolla Gialla Igt 2014 - Ribolla Gialla Igt - Venezia Giulia
Mezzacorona Moscato Igt 2017 - Moscato Igt - Trentino
Cantina Puianello Lambrusco Primabolla 1938 - Lambrusco Doc - Emilia Romagna
Mezzacorona Merlot Igt 2016 - Merlot Igt - Trentino
Valentino Butussi Valentino Butussi 2011 - Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo Doc - Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Società Agricola Piccoli Daniela Piccoli Rocolo 2015 - Valpolicella Superiore Doc - Veneto
Tezza Flavio, Vanio E Federico Società Agricola Tezza Brolo Della Giare Dop 2013 - Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso Dop - Veneto
Bottega Il Vino Degli Dei 2014 - Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG - Veneto
Società Agricola Piccoli Daniela Piccoli Amarone Monte La Parte Docg 2011 - Amarone della Valpolicella Docg - Veneto
Cecilia Beretta Amarone Classico Terre Di Cariano 2012 - Amarone della Valpolicella Docg - Veneto
DISCOVER THE WINES OF THE CENTRAL LANDS
Fontana Di Papa Roma Doc Bianco 2015 - Roma Doc Bianco - Lazio
La Monacesca Verdicchio 2015 - Verdicchio Di Matelica Doc - Marche
Illuminati Riparosso 2016 - Montepulciano D’abruzzo Doc - Abruzzo
Castell’in Villa Chianti Classico Docg 2014 - Chianti Classico Docg - Toscana
Castello Di Ama Chianti Classico San Lorenzo Gran Selezione 2013 - Chianti Classico Docg - Toscana
Avignonesi Vino Nobile 2015 - Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Docg - Toscana
Avignonesi Vino Nobile 2014 - Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Docg - Toscana
Tenuta Friggiali Rosso Di Montalcino 2015 - Rosso Di Montalcino Doc - Toscana
Tornesi Rosso Di Montalcino 2014 - Rosso Di Montalcino Doc - Toscana
Azienda Agricola Pietroso Pietroso 2013 - Brunello Di Montalcino Docg - Toscana
Tenuta Di Biserno Il Pino Di Biserno Igt 2013 - Toscana Igt - Toscana
THE WINES TO PAIR WITH THE ASTONISHING MEDITERRANEAN VIEWS
Tasca D’almerita Mozia Grillo 2016 - Sicilia Doc - Sicilia
Pietracupa Greco Di Tufo 2016 - Greco Di Tufo Docg - Campania
Cantina Mesa Moro 2016 - Cannonau Sardegna Doc - Sardegna
Cos Pithos Rosso Igt 2015 - Pithos Rosso Igt - Sicilia
Graci Etna Rosso 2016 - Etna Rosso Doc - Sicilia
Tenuta Di Passopisciaro Passorosso Igt 2015 - Passorosso Igt - Sicilia
Al-Cantara Lu Veru Placiri Etna Rosso 2015 - Etna Doc - Sicilia
Le Origini Campocupo 2017 - Aglianico Igt - Campania
Elena Fucci Titolo 2015 - Aglianico Del Vulture Doc - Basilicata
Apollonio Casa Vinicola Divoto 2008 - Copertino Rosso Dop Riserva - Puglia

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Wine Sponsors of VIA Hong Kong Edition

Bright View Trading HK Ltd.
BuonVino (HK) Co., Ltd.
CMW Cheese Meets Wine
Corney & Barrow
Enoteca Co. Ltd
Gelarini & Romani Wine Auction
Kedington Wines (Far East) Co. Ltd.
Kelit Italian Wine (Shenzhen) Ltd.
Kerry Wines
Tacho International Trading Ltd.
YiShe --- The Making Art Management Ltd.
VinoVeritas Asia Ltd.
Apollonio Casa Vinicola S.R.L.
Avignonesi
Az. Agr. La Toledana
Az. Agr. Sordo Giovanni di Sordo Giorgio
Cantin Nicosia - DAL 1898
Les Crêtes - Valle D'Aosta
Telford International Company Ltd.
Torraccia del Piantavigna - Cantine in Ghemme
Poderi Gianni Gagliardo

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