Christchurch – A Great Wine Capital

October 27th, 2010 | Posted by

Wine Discovery_public-tasting October 31st sees the start of the Great Wine Capital Conference held this year in Christchurch. Christchurch was recently successful in a bid to became a member of the Great Wine Capitals of which there are only 9 in the world. The conference programme looks to be really interesting, not  to be missed in the line up will be the International Wine Tasting on Wednesday 3rd Nov - a unique opportunity to sample wines from the Wine Capitals.  This is open to the public - if you are in Christchurch - don't miss out.   For the wineries particpating  it will be a great opportunity to meet some of the international media and distributors attending such as Matt Kramer (USA – The Oregonian, Wine Spectator), Margaret Rand (UK – Decanter, World of Fine Wine, Harpers & Queen, Square Meal, Drinks Business), Anthony Rose (UK – The Wine Gang, Decanter, World of Fine Wine), Reva Singh (Sommelier - India) Mimi Avery (buyer for UK-based Averys Wine Merchants), Mark Majzner (founder of Antipodes Premium Wines in Sweden) and Simon Zhou (Ruby Red Fine Wine – distributers and retailers in Shanghai), to name a few.