About the Competition

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is a unique event and the first of its kind. Run in partnership with the London-based International Wine & Spirit Competition, which has been running for 47 years and is the world’s premier platform for recognising quality in the industry, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is created specifically...


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Judges Q&A - Timothy Goh

Timothy Goh is the Director of Wines at les Amis Group in Singapore. [...]


Judges Q&A - Eddie Nara

Eddie Nara, whisky expert and spirit judge for the competition, answers some of our questions.






Debra E Meiburg MW (Judging Panel Chair) (Hong Kong)

Debra Meiburg, a long-time resident of Hong Kong, has worked harvest in Chile, pruned vines in Bordeaux and was a cellar-hand in New York.



Simon Tam 譚業明 (Hong Kong)

Based in Hong Kong, Simon Tam is responsible for Christie's wine sales in Asia, with particular focus on client relationships in Greater China.



Eddie Nara 林明志 (Hong Kong)

Eddie is an independent whisk(e)y educator and consultant, and was the Founding Chairman of HK's first whisk(e)y appreciation society.



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