Last chance to enter the 2nd edition of Le Grand Tasting Wine Awards in Hong Kong

Wednesday, 1 May, 2019
Price and pleasure are what consumers best talk about. Bettane+Desseauve’s wine tasting competition, is judged by a jury of consumers and for the consumers. Last date for applications is 10 May 2019.

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.

Bettane+Desseauve with gather 100 wine amateurs in Hong Kong who will blind taste more than 500 wines from France and the world around. Blind Tasting on 10 and 11 June and the presentation of medal winning wines on 12 June.  

The competition is open to all wine operators (domaines, chateaux, independants growers and winemakers, negociants, cooperatives, importers, distributors).  The application form should be filled online HERE

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 guarantee 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.

How to apply?

  • The application form should be filled online HERE.
  • Costs must be paid at the time of application, 150 € net for each wine registered in the competition, VAT exempted for NON EU countries (180 € VAT incl for EU countries).
  • Last date for application: 10 May 2019.   

For more information visit or contact Cristina Carranco at + 852 6547 8778 or email

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.