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About Hong Kong Wine Academy

Established by three wine enthusiasts, Hong Kong Wine Academy is dedicated to wine education. Our mission is to promote the interest and enjoyment of wine drinking through the offering of high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our courses are taught by qualified wine professionals who are also experienced in teaching wine courses. Being independent from wine trade, we will carefully select wines from different suppliers to ensure they are suitable for the course, and aim to provide a rewarding and enjoyable learning experience for the students.

香港葡萄酒教育中心由三位醉心於葡萄酒的朋友所創立。他們共同擁有宣揚葡萄酒文化的理想。本中心有以下的特點:

Karl Lung, AIWS – Principal Lecturer, Certified WSET Educator

Karl PhotoMr. Lung holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits issued by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) and is an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirit and a WSET® Certified Educator. He has also attended various wine educator courses including Spain, Piemonte and Burgundy. He has been teaching WSET® courses since 2007 for various organizations, including the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau.

龍克裘先生是英國葡萄酒及烈酒學會的院士。除持有WSET®的文憑資格外,亦曾參與世界各地的葡萄酒課程,包括西班牙,Piemonte及Burgundy等等的地區。 從2007年起,龍先生已開始在澳門旅遊學院等組織任教各級WSET®的課程。擁有豐富金融經驗的龍先生,對葡萄酒投資有他獨特的見解。

Mabel Lai AIWS,CWE, CSW,CSS,ISG(II) – Principal Lecturer, Certified WSET Educator

ISGMabel PhotoMs. Lai is the first Certified Wine Educator from the Society of Wine Educators ® in greater China. Ms. Lai also holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits issued by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirit and a WSET® Certified Educator. Other qualification includes Certified Specialist of Wine, Certified Specialist of Spirits and Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 2 issued by International Sommelier Guild ®.

She has been teaching WSET® courses since 2008 for various organizations , besides, she has been invited to be the guest of wine show or columnist in various media such as "Cru Magazine", "Wine Now", "New Monday", “Phoenix TV”, “Marie Claire” , “Lisa” and “Weekend Weekly”. She has also been judging in various international wine competitions such as International Wine Challenge in London.

賴曼普小姐是大中華區首位美國葡萄酒教育協會認可的葡萄酒導師. 賴小姐亦是英國葡萄酒及烈酒學會的院士和WSET®的文憑. 還擁有其他資格如美國葡萄酒教育協會的葡萄酒及烈酒專家和二級國際侍酒師等的葡萄酒等專業資格。

賴小姐自2008年起在不同機構任教各級WSET®的課程, 此外, 在不同類型的傳媒賴小姐亦被邀請擔任葡萄酒節目或專訪嘉賓如Cru Magazine, 酒經, New Monday, 鳳凰衛視, 瑪麗嘉兒, 味道及新假期等。她亦曾經參與如IWC等大型國際評酒比賽中的評審工作。

Micky Chan AIWS,CS,CSW,ISG(I) – Principal Lecturer, Certified WSET Educator, Sake Educator

CMSMicky PhotoMr. Chan holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits issued by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) and is an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirit. He is a Certified Sommelier from Court of Master Sommelier ® and a holder of Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 1 issued by International Sommelier Guild ®. Mr. Chan is also a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators ®.

Since 2008, he has been teaching wine courses for various hotels and organizations, including the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau. He is among the first Japanese Sake Sommeliers in Hong Kong. He has also been judging in various international wine competitions such as International Wine and Spirit Competition, International Wine Challenge, and London Sake Challenge in London.

陳銘基先生為WSET®導師。 陳先生擁有葡萄酒及烈酒基金會(WSET®)的文憑資格和英國葡萄酒及烈酒學會的院士。陳先生亦持有世界侍酒大師協會認證品酒師,初級國際侍酒師資格和美國葡萄酒教育協會的葡萄酒專家資格。從2008年起,他已經於多間酒店及澳門旅遊學院等機構任教。陳銘基先生同時是香港首批日本清酒品酒師。他亦曾經參與如IWSC, IWC, LSC 等大型國際評酒比賽中的評審工作。

Chris Lai AIWS – Lecturer, Certified WSET Educator

Chris LaiMr. Lai is an alumni of Hong Kong Wine Academy. He passed his Diploma in Wines and Spirits with merit and is an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirit. He has been teaching wine courses for various hotels and organizations. He has organisated various wine workshops for different levels of wine students.

黎卓匡先生為WSET®導師。 黎先生受訓於香港葡萄酒學院。他於葡萄酒及烈酒基金會(WSET®)的文憑考試中取得優異成績。他已經於多間機構任教葡萄酒課程。他亦設計了為不同程度葡萄酒愛好者而設的葡萄酒工作坊。

 

 

Sam Tse AIWS – Lecturer, Certified WSET Educator

Sam TseMr. Tse is an alumni of Hong Kong Wine Academy and holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits issued by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®). He is also a holder of Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 1 issued by International Sommelier Guild ®, SSI International Kikisake-shi Course by Sake Service Institute and SSA Sake Sommelier Course Certificate issued by Sake Sommelier Association. He also participated and won the second runner-up in the first SSA’s Sake Sommelier of the Year in 2013. Mr. Tse particularly loves the Italian wines that are unique with diversified style. He is also a world traveler who loves to visit around the world to personally taste and explore any good wines or sake with excellent quality. 

謝家俊先生為WSET®導師。謝先生受訓於香港葡萄酒教育中心,並擁有葡萄酒及烈酒基金會(WSET®)的文憑資格和英國葡萄酒及烈酒學會的院士。謝先生亦持有初級國際侍酒師資格、日本酒侍酒研究會(SSI)唎酒師和日本品酒師協會(SSA)日本清酒品酒師的資格。謝先生也喜愛日本清酒,亦曾參與於2013年第一屆SSA日本清酒品酒師比賽並取得第三名。謝先生特別鐘情意大利酒,被其獨特多變的風格吸引。謝先生亦喜愛遊歷世界各地,親身體驗、認真品嘗及不斷發掘更多高品質的佳釀。

 

 

Benny Lee – Lecturer, Sake Educator, WSET Educator

Benny Lee

SSISSAMr.Lee is a Kikisake-shi of Sake Service Institute (SSI) of Japan, WSET Award in Sake Educator, the first batch of Certified Japanese Sake Sommeliers of Sake Sommelier Association (SSA), and also the SSA Franchise Coordinator of Asia. He has been teaching sake courses for hotels and organisations, including the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau. He is the Japanese sake judge of International Wine Challenge since 2015. In his teenage, Mr Lee was fascinated by the country Japan and has self taught the language. He proceeded further with major in Japanese Studies in university. Mr.Lee has also lived and studied in Japan which enabled him to appreciate the daily life in Japan and the uniqueness of their history and culture. Through learning of Japanese Sake, Mr. Lee will guide you to a deeper understanding of the country and their people. During his journey of learning sake, he also developed the love towards wine. He achieved good results in WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits, and succeeded in becoming a WSET Educator. He will continue to share his passion about wine and sake in his classes.

李醒良先生是日本酒侍酒研究會(SSI)唎酒師、WSET 日本清酒課程認可導師、香港首批日本品酒師協會(SSA)日本清酒品酒師、SSA特許權亞洲區協調專員。他曾於多間酒店及組織任教,包括澳門旅遊學院。而自 2015 年起他亦獲邀擔任英國倫敦 International Wine Challenge 清酒部門評審。 李先生在十多歲時,對日本這國家產生了濃厚興趣,並自學日語,方便解讀來自日本的第一手資料以逐步了解其文化。李先生大學主修讀日本研究,並曾留學日本,除學好了日語,也把在課堂學習到和親身感受到的,如時而內斂時而激進的民族性格、積極學習外地文化使之成為富有日本特質的產品等特質,應用在日常生活中。日本人熱愛喝清酒,由莊嚴的宗教儀式到悠閒的日常消遣,也能找到日本酒蹤影。大家可以從學習清酒的過程中,對這國家有更深認識。 在李先生學習清酒期間,同時也發展了對葡萄酒的熱愛,並在WSET Level 3取得好成績,繼而成為了WSET導師。他會在他的課堂中,和各位一直分享他對葡萄酒和日本清酒的熱愛。

 

Hood Hon CWE, AS,CSW,CSS,ISG(II) - Programme Development

CSWHood PhotoMr. Hon holds Certified Wine Educator, Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits from the Society of Wine Educators ®. He also holds the Diploma in Wines and Spirits issued by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) and is an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirit. He is an Advanced Sommelier from Court of Master Sommelier ® and a holder of Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 2 issued by International Sommelier Guild ®, and French Wine Scholar from French Wine Society. He has been tasting wine and spirits for the last twenty years. He is responsible for course development in the Academy. He is also among the first Japanese Sake Sommeliers in Hong Kong.

韓世耀先生為美國葡萄酒教育協會的認可導師(CWE)。 他亦已考取該會的葡萄酒(CSW)及烈酒專家資格(CSS)。他同時擁有葡萄酒及烈酒基金會(WSET®)的文憑,世界侍酒大師協會高級認證品酒師(AS),二級國際侍酒師資格,French Wine Scholar 和日本清酒品酒師等的資格。他負責課程發展等工作。

 



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