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...

 

  Latest News

14-06-2016

Judges Q&A - Eddie Nara

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

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24-05-2016

The 2016 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for Entries!

The 2016 competition sees the addition of exciting new dishes for the food and wine matching category, along with the announcement of VIP International Judge, Patrick Materman, Chief Winemaker at Brancott Estate. 

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Judges


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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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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.

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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.

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