(Macao, November 15, 2012) -The annual fine wine tasting fair in Hong Kong organised by one of China's leading fine wine importers, ASC Fine Wines, will for the first time be extended to Macao atThe Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel's Portofino Restauranton November 28. The exclusive Grand Tasting event will feature over 100 exquisite wines from 60 wineries from around the world, and a special menu of Italian specialties prepared by the chef to compliment the wines.
The fourth edition of ASC Fine Wines World Wine Tour will be held between 6 and 9 pm in a stylish and contemporary setting at Portofino's Spirito Bar. Participants will be offered a wonderful chance to taste an exciting selection of premium wines from France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, the United States, Australia, Argentina, Chile and South America, among others. Noteworthy wineries featured at the event include Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), Champagne Laurent-Perrier, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Leeuwin Estate, Santa Rita, Telmo Rodriguez and Prats & Symington.
Portofino recently earned a Restaurant Award from U.S.-based Wine Spectator magazine for its excellent wine programme in 2012. The recognition pinpoints The Venetian Macao's commitment to bring the most exquisite dining experience to the city, as part of its long-term effort in making Macao a world centre of tourism and leisure, and the premier destination in Asia for business and leisure travellers.
Tickets for the Wednesday, November 28ASC Fine Wines World Wine TourGrand Tasting event at The Venetian Macao's Portofino are MOP 180* per person, which includes a complimentary Riedel wine glass.Reservations for the event can be made by calling +853 2872 2968, +853 8118 9950 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.For more information on the wines and wineries to be featured during the event, please visit www.worldwinetour.com.hk.
Photo caption:This year's ASC Fine Wines annual fine wine tasting event featuring over 100 premium wines from around the world will for the first time be held in Macao, on Wednesday, November 28at The Venetian Macao's Portofino Restaurant.
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
Opened in 2007, The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square metres) of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants; MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness; the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at Shoppes Grand Canal. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.
*All prices subject to 10% service charge