'The HK Food and Wine Year Spotlight Events' festive period was a roaring success!
The highlight was definitely The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, this three-day event, part of the Hong Kong Food and Wine Year was a big hit with visitors and locals alike as they sampled award-winning dishes from local restaurants that were professionally paired with a wide selection of international wines from every corner of the globe. Guests were spoiled for choice as there were over 150 booths offering great dishes and wines all enjoyed against the stunning backdrop of Victoria Harbour. However, this was just one out of a range of exciting events and offers that were available during the event period, as there were carnivals, wine classes, wine walks and great hotel deals on offer as well.
The two carnivals staged in SoHo and Lan Kwai Fong received many visitors as they soaked up the Latin atmosphere at the three-day Lan Kwai Fong Carnival 2009. While SoHo, not to be outdone, put on a spectacular performance for it's SoHo Wine and Dine Carnival - Village on the Hill, that featured The Grand Canal Shoppes from The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel, an ensemble of classically trained vocalists, musicians, visual artists and living statues - all dressed in authentic Venetian costumes to keep the crowds entertained.
The classes were a big hit with visitors; local professionals displayed their extensive knowledge about wine and cooking by introducing wine tasting, pairing advice and cooking techniques to a thrilled audience. There were also popular walks and tours giving attendees a different perspective on how and where to enjoy a glass while residing in the city. With some of the world's finest hotels located in the city, tourists took advantage of the sensational deals from these establishments as they offered a great range of 'wine and dine' deals. Check out the photos on the right and start making plans to attend next year's Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival!
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