Vinexpo Shanghai

Join WSET for a series of masterclasses in the Vinexpo Shanghai Academy.
Visitors will also be able to visit the WSET information booth located outside the Academy to speak to our APAC team and learn how WSET qualifications can benefit you and your business.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - Friday, October 25, 2019

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) – Shanghai, China

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Event details

Three day trade show

Join WSET at Vinexpo Shanghai where we will deliver three masterclass sessions, all presented by experts in their fields. We will also have a prize draw for our masterclass attendees with a chance to win a grand prize from Coravin, a wine preservation system.

If you would like to speak to our team, you can find us outside the Academy Rooms. We look forward to seeing you there!


About Vinexpo

Taking place across three days at the prestigious Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC), Vinexpo Shanghai is expecting to bring together over 5,000 qualified professionals in the wine and spirits industry at their inaugural event.

Following their success in Hong Kong, Vinexpo are aiming to make Vinexpo Shangai the flagship event for wine and spirits industry professionals in China this year. 

WSET masterclasses programme

You do not need to book in advance. Places are available on a first come - first served basis.

Wednesday, 23 October | Room 1, Hall 3

10:00-11:30 Decoding the WSET Diploma | presented by Jingwei Sun, Business Development Manager, WSET

The WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines is an expert-level qualification covering all aspects of wine. Hosted by the WSET, this masterclass is an invaluable chance to get some first-hand information on the program. Jingwei will introduce the Diploma program followed by a blind tasting of three wines simulating the exam conditions.

As the Vintner’s Cup winner 2015, presented to the student achieving the highest aggregate marks in the WSET Level 4 Diploma, Jingwei might be the best person to talk to if you are interested in the program. 

Thursday, 24 October | Room 2, Hall 3

16:30 - 18:00 The "faux amis" of colourless spirits | presented by Roger Dong, Assistant Brand Education Manager, Moët Hennessy Diageo (China) Co. Ltd

This masterclass provides an exceptional opportunity to explore different types of colourless spirits, including both the unsung heroes mostly used as blending components of cocktails and the solo stars to be drunk neat such as Chinese baijiu.

As one of the very few WSET Certified Spirits Educators based in China, Roger will introduce five classical types of colourless spirits followed by a tasting of five samples using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).

Friday, 25 October | Room 1, Hall 3

10:00 - 11:30 How to elevate your professional tasting skills presented by Ka Kit Chiu, Business Development Advisor, WSET

Wine professionals learn to taste wine in a logical, systematic and above all professional manner. The WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT) is designed to build individuals’ skills progressively through the different qualification levels.

You are cordially invited to join this masterclass and learn how to develop and improve your tasting skills in a professional way. Ka Kit will lead us through a blind tasting of three wines using different levels of SAT.