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New Zealand Wine Festival in Busan Draws Beautiful Crowd
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New Zealand Wine Festival in Busan Draws Beautiful Crowd
  • By Matthew Weigand
  • June 15, 2015, 08:45
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The 3rd New Zealand Wine Festival is off to a good start on June 13.
The 3rd New Zealand Wine Festival is off to a good start on June 13.

 

Over 300 people attended the New Zealand Wine Festival at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Busan.
Over 300 people attended the New Zealand Wine Festival at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Busan.

 

Approximately 75 wines from New Zealand were able to be sampled on June 13.
Approximately 75 wines from New Zealand were able to be sampled on June 13.

 

New Zealand import company Tiwi was on-site representing many of the wines at the event.
New Zealand import company Tiwi was on-site representing many of the wines at the event.

 

The event is a community gathering to celebrate good wine.
The event is a community gathering to celebrate good wine.

 

Many of the wines are already available in stores around the country.
Many of the wines are already available in stores around the country.

 

The event continued well into the evening.
The event continued well into the evening.

 

Notable visitors: New Zealand Ambassador Clare Fearnley (back center), Simon Walsh, Kiwi Chamber chair (back 2nd from right), John Riley of New Zealand Embassy (back far right), and Ryan Freer of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (back 2nd from left).
Notable visitors: New Zealand Ambassador Clare Fearnley (back center), Simon Walsh, Kiwi Chamber chair (back 2nd from right), John Riley of New Zealand Embassy (back far right), and Ryan Freer of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (back 2nd from left).

 

The New Zealand Wine Festival in Busan, two weeks after the one in Seoul, drew quite a crowd to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Busan on June 13. In attendance were New Zealand Ambassador Clare Fearnley, Simon Walsh, chairman of The Kiwi Chamber, John Riley, deputy head of mission of the New Zealand Embassy Seoul, and Ryan Freer, trade commissioner of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.