Renowned American wine critic Robert Parker will host three events in Hong Kong next week. The first is an Exclusive Master Class and Guided Blind Tasting on Wednesday at The Aberdeen Marina Club from 2pm until 4.30pm. Parker, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Master of Wine; and Neal Martin of The Wine Advocate team will take 200 guests on a Gallic tasting of Chateau Haut Brion 2001, 2008 and Moss Wood 2001 and 2008; Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1998 and 2006, and Harlan Estate 1998 and 2006; and Chateau Suduiraut 1975 and 2001. Tickets are US$855 and discounts are being offered for group purchases. For five tickets purchased the price will fall to US$808 each and that will be reduced to US$760 for every 10 bought. The second event will be on Thursday with Les Fruits de la Vigne Dinner, also at The Aberdeen Marina Club, from 7pm. Perrotti-Brown and Martin will pair dishes with Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2001, 2005 and 2008, and Chateau Haut-Brion 1989, 1996 and 2003. The price of tickets for the wine dinner is US$1,530 for five and US$1,440 for 10. To purchase tickets or inquire about the two events, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . One more event at which you can meet the influential wine critic is at the Up Close and Personal Dinner with Robert Parker, a charity auction at Restaurant Petrus at Island Shangri-La on Wednesday from 7pm. For minimum bids of US$10,000, only 20 guests can sit at a table with Parker and taste nine renowned wines paired with a menu designed by the restaurant's chef de cuisine Frederic Chabbert and sommelier Nicolas Pierron. Fifty per cent and upwards of the minimum bid will go towards the South China Morning Post's charity cause, Operation Santa Claus 2011. Interested parties can bid on www.parkerinasia.com . The wines featured that evening will be Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin 1998, Chateau Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1978, Dominus Estate 1994, Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990, Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 1982, Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986, Petrus 1989, Chateau Latour 1961 and Chateau d'Yquem 1975. For further details about all the events mentioned, go to www.parkerinasia.com .