On November 13, hosted by the World Alcohol Beverage Alliance (WABA) and organized by Guizhou Five Plus One Big Data Management Co., Ltd. (FPO), the 2019 CIIE-Guiyang High-tech Zone China-Singapore Cultural Exchange & Wine Tasting Event has been held successfully. Attended the Event were Raymond, Director of WABA International Projects Department, persons in charge of FPO, business representatives from various cities in Guizhou Province, and some 200 New Zealand winery representatives.

Raymond addressed the Event on behalf of the President of the World Alcohol Beverage Alliance—former Croatian Deputy Prime Minister Prof. dr. sc. Ante Simonic,and extended his thanks to the passion and hospitality that WABA’s member wine businesses from different countries have received, he then expressed that he would continue to promote the cooperation between China (as well as Guizhou Province, China) and other countries in the world. On behalf of the entrepreneurs attending the Event, FPO President Wang Ning said that he would keep helping the landing of more CIIE products in Guizhou.

Dr. Chen Zeming, WABA Secretary General, summarized the project coordination work across China in several cities after WABA’s participation in the CIIE. He said that he would help promoting the road tour for WABA’s member businesses and step up efforts to facilitate the landing of related projects.

During the Event, business and product promotions have been presented by WABA’s member wineries, namely, Toi Toi, Soljans Estate, Coopers Creek, Te Mata Estate, Stanley Estates, Judge Rock, Aitkens Folly, Steve Bird, Maimai, Decibel and Kiwi Manuka.

Many attending the Event hailed it as a rare opportunity where the winery owners brought them the most authentic wine tasting experience, and they all spoke highly of the wines in the Event.

At 6 p.m., WABA, joined by representatives of respective wineries, FPO and flagship stores, attended a symposium themed “Cooperation and Innovation for Common Development”, which proposed an operational mechanism of F-B-C (F for wineries, B for e-commerce platform, and C for consumers), aiming to cut intermediate links to bring high-quality wine products to the Chinese consumers.