Taste attractions: sip, sample, shop & learn
By day families, foodies and curious shoppers can meander through lane ways of artisan producers, watch live cooking demonstrations, partake in hands-on experiences and delve in to an array of all of your favourite flavours. By night, the city skyline will light up the festival as delicious dishes and drinks are served and the Sound Stage ignites the atmosphere. Here are just a few of the pop up bars, masterclasses, wine tastings and shareable experiences on offer:
Pop Up bars- something to suit every Taste
Enjoy High Balls from Johnnie Walker, Champagne from Maison de Grand Esprit, beer from Peroni, natural wine from La Cabane, Gin and Tonics from the Fever Tree bar or try the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit Seedlip… the choices are endless.
The Singleton of Glen Ord Single Malt Whisky Sensorium
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE WORLD, The Singleton of Glen Ord Single Malt Scotch Whisky will unveil its one-of-a-kind ‘Sensorium’. Step inside a giant purpose-built cask, to be surrounded by a 360° video projection. Take a seat at the tasting bar and enjoy a series of props that help tell The Singleton story. The fifteen-minute tasting experience begins by virtually transporting guests to the Scottish Highlands to explore The Singleton of Glen Ord’s rich history, unique production process and flavour profile. Led by a brand’s ambassador, guests are consumed by the sights, sounds, smells and, of course, taste of The Singleton of Glen Ord’s 12, 15 and 18-year-old expressions.
The 90+ Club by Treasury Wine Estates
Presenting some of the U.S.A.’s most highly regarded wines from iconic Napa Valley wineries Beringer Vineyards, Beaulieu Vineyard and Stags’ Leap Winery, the 90+ Points Club is a must visit. Amazing food offerings from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse are expertly paired with award winning wines. Join interactive Masterclasses for a fun and interactive way to learn about Wine Pairing 101, Wine Judging, and the Napa Valley wine region.
SHARP Taste Theatre- see the chefs in action
Want to pick up handy tips and tricks of the trade to woo your guests at your next dinner party? Look no further than the SHARP Taste Theatre where some of your favourite chefs will be whipping up a storm and showing off some of their artistic cooking techniques.
The Gourmet Market- fill up your pantry from some of HK’s best brands and boutique producers
Sip, sample, and shop from a wide range of delicacies and beverages from all around the world. Whether you are looking for the perfect craft beer or a tasteful selection of Iberian cold cuts to pair with your favourite wine, the Gourmet Market is the place to be. From artisanal gelato from 2/3 Dolci to the finest Iberico ham from Bellota-Bellota, you’ll find every epicurean need satisfied as you stroll through stalls of 50 different artisan producers, many of whom are new to the festival this year.
The Sound Stage- your ultimate dinner party soundtrack
Providing the ultimate soundtrack to accompany every bite, Taste of Hong Kong presented by Standard Chartered truly gets its festival vibe on by lining up Hong Kong’s hottest live bands and DJs at the Sound Stage; full line-up will be announced soon – stay tuned.
On Saturday & Sunday 24th – 25th March, the next generation of discerning diners are invited to a special Family Fun Day with exciting culinary and craft activities for kids to enjoy from popular Family Member’s Club Maggie & Rose.New for 2018, all children under the age of 16 years old are granted free access to the festival across all six sessions.
Add some sparkle to your Taste Experience at The Sub-Zero Wolf VIP Lounge
An exclusive enclosure where VIP pass holders get piece of prime Taste real estate. Not only will VIP visitors get to experience the amazing line up of restaurants, chefs, producers and attractions, but also enjoy VIP Privileges to make your Taste of Hong Kong experience unforgettable including.
- Fast track priority entry: Avoid the queues and pass smoothly into Taste of Hong Kong
- Celebrate with a glass of complimentary bubbles in hand
- Two drinks from the exclusive VIP bar
- Three mouth-watering signature dishes
- Enjoy unlimited access to the Sub-Zero Wolf VIP Lounge: Keep the party going in your private oasis after a fruitful day of shopping and tastings
- Access to a Private Bathroom