In November 2012, 957 exhibitors from 36 countries and regions participated in one of the most important wine events in Asia, the 5th edition of the HKTDCK Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, celebrated in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center with more than 20,000 visitors from all over the world and, for the first time, from Azerbaijan, Denmark and Russia. Spain was represented by 70 wineries from different regions of the country.
The Spanish Wine Federation (FEV) in collaboration with the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade set up two wine tastings that were organized by Arum Estrategias Internacionalización S.L. and given by the experts Jennie Mack and Corinne Mui of the Asia Wine Service and Education Center (AWSEC). The tastings were Rioja Wines, sponsored by The Economic Development Agency for La Rioja (ADER); and Wines with the Garnacha grape from different regions, sponsored by The Spanish Wine Federation (FEV). The Economic and Commercial Office of Spain in Hong Kong also organized a presentation of Spanish wines with importers called the Finest Wines from Spain Grand Tasting.