Month of Wine and Gastronomy
From October 28 to October 31, the festival of wines and gastronomy will be held in Hong Kong, which opens the elected holiday, which will last a whole month. Events are held in the framework of the "Year of Festivals in Hong Kong 2010".
It is no secret that the glory of the culinary capital of Asia firmly entrusted to Hong Kong. And this is not an accident! It is enough to remind that 2009 here was declared the year of wines and gastronomy. Like guests and the residents of Siangan were involved in endless holidays, carnivals, processions, parties and massive walking, the scale of which became truly grandee and did not leave anyone indifferent. By the way, the year of wines and gastronomy entered the top ten most interesting world events related to the topic of food and wine, according to Forbestraveler.Com. To please those who caught in Hong Kong this unforgettable time, as well as those who have not yet discovered the majestic fun and joy of Hong Kong holidays, Hong Kong’s tourism management announced a new holiday in the framework of the Year of Festivals 2010 – the month of wines and gastronomy, which Solemnly and grandiose will open the same festival from October 28 to October 31, 2010.
"Large-time and better" than last year, is the motto of the Wine festival and gastronomy 2010. For a day longer, 40% more area allocated for thematic tents, which this year will be 50% more, namely 172 wine and 63 gastronomic. Enjoying amazing views of the bay Victoria, the participants and guests of the festival will try wines from 16 countries, including not only experienced France and Italy, but also for now exotic for wine gourmets China and Hungary, and also taste the culinary masterpieces of the East and West. Sewing the ear of the festival guests will be live performances of Chinese and Western jazz musicians who will make them feel kindly funny, and at the same time relaxing, the atmosphere of the Hong Kong holiday.
Those who are not used to miss and love variety, waiting for a great many events in the frame of the month of wines and gastronomy, just some of them are below:
1. Wine and gastronomy festival, October 28-31, 2010, WEST KOWLOON WATERFRONT PROMENADE. Sea of wine and mountain dishes both local and western, kitchens, master classes from the best chefs – Gida Michelin. One of the surprises of the holiday will be the opening of three (from October 29 to October 31, one every day) of 6-liter bottles of exquisite wine provided by Hong Kong tourism and partner – Bordeaux Chamber and Industry.
2. Street carnavaly.
From November 12 to 14 – in the famous area of Lan Kwai Fong, the center of the nightlife of Hong Kong, a carnival will be held in the framework of the month of wines and gastronomy. More than 80 points selling wine and snacks, interspersed with parades and live performances, united common theme – Latin American rhythms.
Street Fair and Wine Walks in the Soho area, in Venetsian style, will be held from 19 to 21 November 2010 with the participation of Venetian singers, jugglers, wizards and stars of the circus du Soleil.
3. From 6 to 30 November in the Sai Kung area will take place Festival of Seafood. Restaurants will offer their best dishes from the best cooks, in many of these visitors are waiting for special offers!
4. Thematic wine and gastronomic tours and master classes:
Master classes on the use of wines in cooking can be visited from Monday to Friday in the areas of Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui. Here you can learn how to prepare real masterpieces "first-hand", that is, acting chefs
November 6 in Tsim Sha Tsui Towngas Avenue Shop NO.1 will be held a master class on cooking wine from different grape varieties under the supervision of experienced winery. Pupils will check their abilities and may soon hear about the new fashion brand of wine!
The lessons of Vietnamese cuisine will be held on November 10 and 24 in the Stanley area. Saigon Master, Chef A-MOH Teaches to prepare delicious and healthy foods in the best traditions of your ancient culture, share your own recipes and will give a special set for independent experiments.
To the excursion to the royal wine cellar can be joined on Thursdays and Sundays. This cellar was built seventyly years ago for military purposes during the preparations of World War II. During a walk, guests will recognize the exciting history of this place and try quality wine.
On Tuesdays and Fridays in the afternoon, the best entertainment will be a walk through the Victoria Bay on board the famous Aqua Luna boat, with a deck of which is opening with nothing with any comparable views of the city, and after – tasting of the real English tea on the veranda built in 1881 the magnificent colonial Hullet House Buildings, which is located on the Embankment Tsim Sha Tsui.
From 16 to 30 November, travelers will have a unique opportunity to look at Hong Kong through a helicopter’s porthole, which will land on the roof of the famous Hotel The Peninsula, in which guests will share with each other with bright impressions over a cup of English tea, cooked in strict compliance with the tradition of the famous tea party.
5. Hong Kong International Wine and Alcoholic Exhibition Will open its doors from 4 to 6th November (4 and 5th – for professionals, 6th – for everyone else) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center exhibition center in the heart of Wan Chai. For the third time the best alcoholic drinks from all over the world will be presented here. The exhibition organizer, the Development Council of Hong Kong, offers professional visitors to the exhibition from Russia special support and a special privilege program.