Riesling Weeks is back in Hong Kong! The fifth edition of this festival celebrating the premium German grape Riesling has created a buzz in the drinking scene.
The kick-off tasting event on 2 June got the ball rolling for 2017 – more than 20 exhibitors participated to provide guests with free wine tastings and complimentary wine education. The event took place at the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel in Wanchai, where hundreds of wine lovers indulged in German wine paired with lovely tapas. Christina Schneider – aka the German Wine Princess – officiated the merry occasion.
The highlight of Riesling Weeks here in the Pearl of the Orient is pairing Riesling with Asian food in addition to its existing harmonious partnering with Western culinary wonders, underscoring how versatile this German grape gem really is. Here’s to great wine and vine!