Vintage support from first families
Island Shangri-La's Primum Familiae Vini Gala Dinner and Auction
Where: Island Shangri-La
When: November 16
What: The hotel co-hosted the event with 11 leading European wine families, or Primum Familiae Vini, to introduce their vintages, which were paired with gourmet dishes by Michelin-star chef Frederic Chabbert from Petrus. Wine expert Serena Sutcliffe auctioned a case of limited-edition PFV mahogany collection for HK$300,000, with the proceeds going to the Heep Hong Society children's charity.
Who: Enjoying the night were Island Shangri-La general manager Darren Gearing and PFV representatives Hubert de Billy of Champagne Pol Roger, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild of Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Egon Muller of Egon Muller Scharzhof, Etienne Hugel of Hugel et fils, Laurent Drouhin of Maison Joseph Drouhin, Alessia Antinori of Marchesi Antinori, Juan Maria Torres of Miguel Torres and Paul Symington of The Symington Family Estate.