Pino de Bali Named Best Dessert Wine from South East Asia

     HATTEN Wines’ Pino de Bali has been awarded the trophy for ‘Best Dessert Wine From South East Asia’ and the Gold Medal for ‘Sweet Fortified Wines’ at the world-renowned Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017.

     With 33 countries in this category and approximately 2,000 entries, Hatten Wines has reached the pinnacle of Asian wines’ as the ‘benchmark’ of outstanding quality in fortified wines.

     Other Hatten Wines varieties also received recognition in the prestigious competition, with Hatten Wines Rosé, Hatten Wines Alexandria, Hatten Wines Jepun Sparkling Rosé and also Hatten Wines Tunjung Sparkling Brut all receiving Bronze Medals in their respective categories.

     Now in its 9th year as Asia’s most prestigious wine competition, the HKIWSC, founded by Allen Gibbons from the London-based IWSC (International Wine and Spirits Competition) Group, Debra Meiburg MW and Simon Tam, the competition is regarded as the Asian Guide to the world’s finest wine and spirits.

     With a record 49 judges, this year’s panel included five of Asia’s Masters of Wine – Debra Meiburg MW (Hong Kong), Sonal Holland MW (India), Tan Ying Hsien MW (Singapore), Kenichi Ohashi MW (Japan) and Asia’s newest Master of Wine, Sarah Heller MW (Hong Kong). The judging panel is drawn from educators, buyers, media, key opinion leaders, hospitality professionals and others in the beverage industry in Asia, along with two VIP Guest International Judges – Benguela Cove Wine Estate, winemaker Johann Fourie, and Beefeater Master Distiller, Desmond Payne. With a judging panel comprised of Asia’s top industry experts, the Cathay Pacific HKIWSC ensures that, not only are the best wines selected from all across the globe, but that they are suited to Asian taste preferences. in Asia.

     Recognized as the voice of the Asian wine and spirits consumer, the HKIWSC assembled a record 49 judges from 11 Asian countries in 2017, offering significant diversity and depth of pan- Debra Meiburg MV, Founding Director, HKIWSC expressed her enthusiasm saying, “The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is a focal point for beverage professionals’ Asian expertise into the deciding the best wines and spirits for Asian market”.

     The awards given by the competition are believed to be among some of the highest honors in the industry. Hatten Wines has also won medals in the HKIWSC competition last year, with Pino de Bali winning the Silver medal and Bronze Medals for Alexandria, Jepun Sparkling Rosé and Tunjung Sparkling Brut.*BTNewspaper/e/dewi reditya

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