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Pictures of the PFV trip to Brazil and Chile, November 2010

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Primum Familiae Vini events at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

A first report of photo compilations of the gala dinners posted on Youtube

The Hong Kong part of the Wine event of the Year with Island Shangri-La

And the Japanese gala dinner with the Tokyo Shangri-La


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PFV events with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts from 16 to 21 November 2009


From 16 to 21 November 2009, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, will host a series of exclusive events together with Primum Familiae Vini.

Gala dinners will take place
- at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong (16 November 2009)
- at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo (18 November 2009)
- and at Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai (20 November 2009).

Trade and press events (by invitation only) will also be taking place at all above venues.
At gala dinners, a member of each family will present the family estate and one of its flagship wines that are hard to acquire in the marketplace, paired with specially designed menus.

In each city, the gala dinners will be moderated by longtime PFV friend Serena Sutcliffe M.W. head of Sotheby's Wine Department.

Guests will have the opportunity to celebrate their passion for fine food and wine through intimate and personal conversation with 11 families who are the historic owners of some of the world's very greatest vineyards.

The PFV members in attendance will be Alessia Antinori (Marchesi Antinori), Baroness Philippine de Rothschild (Château Mouton Rothschild), Laurent Drouhin (Maison Joseph Drouhin), Egon Müller (Egon Müller Scharzhof), Etienne Hugel (Hugel et Fils), Hubert de Billy (Champagne Pol Roger), Marc Perrin and Pierre Perrin (Perrin et Fils), Paul Symington (Graham's, Warre's and Dow's Port), Juan-Maria Torres (Torres), Sebastiano Rosa (Tenuta San Guido) and Pablo Alvarez (Vega Sicilia).

A Primum Familiae Vini collection case, containing one bottle of each member's flagship wine, will be auctioned under the hammer of Serena Sutcliffe M.W. at the gala dinners for the benefit of a local charity.

Reservations have been accepted since 1 September 2009. Dinner are sold out, perhaps a few last seats left for Tokyo...
- Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo (18 November 2009) slty@shangri-la.com or by telephone at (81 3) 6739 7888

See the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong e-flyer here
See the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo e-flyer here
See the Pudong Shangri-La e-flyer here

Media access to Press kits here
P.F.V. Media Library access (bottom left of the menu)
username: PFV
password: SL

For media or trade enquiries, please contact info@pfv.org


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PFV trip to Raffles in Singapore and Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai

PFV at RafflesPrimum Familiae Vini recently held a series of events in Asia, hosted by Raffles in Singapore (Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 ) and hosted by the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in Mumbai (Dec 3 & 4). 
In Singapore, a black tie dinner
 was held in the ballroom of Raffles for 180 clients of Crédit Suisse. The next day, a press lunch was followed by a trade and consumer tasting.

This picture in high definition.   The photo gallery of the Singapore events.


Primum Familiae Vini members attending those events and flagship wines that were served:

  • Hubert de Billy - Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1995
  • Frédéric J. Drouhin - Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc 2002
  • Marc & Pierre Perrin - Château de Beaucastel Roussanne Vieilles Vignes 2001
  • Alessia Antinori - Tignanello 2001
  • Miguel Torres JR - Grans Muralles 2000
  • Priscilla Incisa della Rocchetta - Sassicaia 1999
  • Pablo Alvarez - Vega Sicilia Unico 1994
  • Philippine de Rothschild - Château Mouton Rothschild 1989
  • Egon Müller - Scharzhofberger Auslese Goldkapsel 2003
  • Etienne Hugel - Gewurztraminer Sélection de Grains Nobles 1997 "S" 
  • Paul Symington - Graham’s 1970 Vintage Port

    In Mumbai, a black tie dinner was held at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower. The next day, a trade tasting was jointly organised by the various PFV importers in India which was very well attended by key members of the Indian wine trade to everyone's satisfaction.
    The photo gallery of those events.

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    Latest news from Primum Familiae Vini

    PFV groupPFV has just conducted its annual meeting and has the pleasure of announcing the nomination of a new President: Egon Muller for a year.

    The Hugel family, who held the Presidency for the current year, were delighted to receive their PFV partners at Riquewihr, accompanied by numerous members of their families.

    You can view here the
    photo gallery of that visit.

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