2nd edition of Le Grand Tasting Wine Awards Hong Kong

Thursday, 25 April, 2019
Price and pleasure are what consumers best talk about. Bettane+Desseauve’s wine tasting competition, 
 judged by a jury of consumers and for the consumers.

Bettane+Desseauve experts are a worldwide reference in the wine worlds and have created a unique competition, placing consumers at the heart of a blind tasting of affordable wines. Two criteria: taste and price. Blind Tasting on 10 and 11 June, presentation of medal winning wines on 12 June: Bettane+Desseauve with gather in Hong Kong 100 wine amateurs who will taste blind more than 500 wines from France and the world around. Each jury member evaluates and rate the wines with only three info available: region, price range and grape variety. The Bettane+Desseauve experts participate at the end of the selection, their role being to ensure that no wine is sidelined for the wrong reasons, or on the contrary, over evaluated.

The caution of non professional amateurs supported by experts enable to guaranty a 100% independent judgement that is linked to neither brand nor distribution chain.

New in 2019

• The organic 4 medals : GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE and ORGANIC For each of these categories, the wine samples are anonymous and presented per price range.

• The rating, the tasting comment will be made available on the Le Grand Tasting HK app, where they can be purchased if available in Hong Kong.

About Bettane+Desseauve

Bettane+Desseauve and Le Grand Tasting are a group of experts prescribing wine. In 2005, Thierry Desseauve and Michel Bettane launched the Guide of Wines of France that today presents 12 400 wines on the 50,000 tasted. So as to enable consumers to live a more complete experience they also organise BtoB and BtoC wine shows in France and around the world (Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo). Today, they invest all their expertise at the service of brands such as Air France to create selections of wines destined for the consumers. This know-how is found in the Le Grand Tasting Wine Award Hong Kong that recognises the excellent value-for-money (the wines are tasted and rated by a jury of consumers, helped by B+D experts). This wish to guide amateurs and professionals alike is taken a step further the the free expert app Le Grand Tasting Hong Kong that covers 7,000 wines available in Hong Kong.