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The Y Factor: Exploring the Transformative Alpine & Mediterranean Influences in Alto Adige

4th February 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


In the midst of a spectacular mountain landscape, Alto Adige’s wine cultivation stretches from the Alpine area in the north to Mediterranean-like landscape in the south. This distinctive, multifaceted Y-shaped region creates the ideal growing conditions for a multitude of grape varieties, producing exceptional quality wines. Explore the Y-factor with Alice Wong, Italian Wine Ambassador, and Debra Meiburg, Master of Wine, who’ll delve deep into the fascinating interplay of terroir, geography and climatic conditions that make this region unique, along with the stories of how winegrowers across multiple generations nurture the wines with practices of sustainability and innovation.

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Alice Wong
– DipWSET, IWA, CSS, Co-Founder/Wine Coach

Alice started her WSET studies in New York back in 2008, and completed her Diploma in Hong Kong in 2016.  Her involvement in the wine industry is multifold, including education, writing, and judging.  Her company, Vinetude Asia, hosts wine workshops for private groups and one-on-one sessions for WSET Diploma candidates.

She writes for Spirito di Vino Asia as well as on social media on various wine topics.  In terms of wine judging, she sat on several tasting panels, including The American Club Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Wine Judging Association and 5StarWines.

Moderated by : Debra Meiburg MW


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4th February 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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MWM Wine School
9th Floor, Aberdeen Industrial Building, 236 Aberdeen Main Road
Aberdeen, Hong Kong
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WineSPIT Association
+852 2515 0178
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MWM ensures all events being conducted in the highest standards of professionalism, quality and punctuality. However, due to unforeseeable circumstances, we might adjust our events to ensure they are delivered safely without severe interruption to participants’ plan. During lockdown, such measures may include changing a face to face session to online session, or rescheduling the session to after lockdown. You may refer to here about our working procedures. We look forward to your kind understanding. Thank you!

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