In partnership with WINE100 (www.wine100.org). The Best Buy Competition is dedicated to our exhibitors. The Best Buy Awards wine and spirits that are particularly best value for professional buyers and consumers and help producers to build their brands within the Chinese wine and spirits market.
On 17th May 2017, a panel of 8 judges including: trade buyers, wine educators and MW had performed a blind tasting of wines & spirits submitted by SIAL China 2017 wine exhibitors. The Jury was presided by Tim WILDMAN MW. This year, 40 exhibitors submitted their wines for Best Buy China Competition and 6 Best Buy Awards were awarded.
In the presence of Mr. Nicolas Trentesaux - Managing Director SIAL Network, Martin Rivolta - Consul of General of the Argentine Republic in Shanghai, Mr. Tim Wildman – MW and all the VIPs of SIAL China, the awards ceremony took place on May 18th during After SIAL Party. More than 400 officials, VIPs and exhibitors from the industry attended the ceremony, witnessing the long-awaited winner list for Best Buy China Competition.
This event aims to bring fresh version of wine industry to China market, so that the China and global wine industry can be better understood.
As soon as the first speaker opened the forum on May 17th, this event became the spotlight in the wine sector. Mr. Tim Wildman MW joined us this year again as the Keynote Speaker and led a star studded line-up including Mr. Barry Dick MW, Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal and many more.
16 sessions were held and gathered 1,200 people on-site. Besides introducing wine from Australia, China, France, Germany, India, the US and Spain, in additionally the 2017 edition has also discussed and shared thoughts and ideas about wine supply chain building up and industry resources integrating. Wine Innovation Forum once again brought new perspectives to wine professional visitors on its understanding of wine business.