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Bellavista & Petra Wine Tasting Workshop

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Course Introduction

Come join us in this 2-hour workshop to explore more about the Bellavista and Petra winery from Italy guided by our guest speaker- Ms. Roberta Picco, featuring a selection of 6 wines to taste, and know more about their characteristics, aroma and flavours! 

Bellavista Winery

The Bellavista Winery was founded in Franciacorta in 1977 by businessman Vittorio Moretti, who decided to transform a small family-run winemaking activity based on a few hectares of vineyards into a full-fledged winery.

Petra Winery 

Near the ancient town of Suvereto, land of the suvere, the majestic cork oaks that grow on the iron-bearing hills of the Val di Cornia, looking out over the Tyrrhenian sea, amidst the spectacular landscape of Maremma, Petra makes its magic. A sort of enchanted valley, where the Mediterranean shrubs complete for space with olive groves and vineyards. The unique wine cellar was designed by the renowned architect Mario Botta, which embellished the landscape and integrates with its surroundings, exploiting the slope of the hillside to turn the grapes into wines in the least impactful way possible…

Guest Speaker: Ms. Roberta Picco

Roberta was born and raised in Piedmont and currently resides in Hong Kong. She received a master’s degree in Chinese Language and Economics from Ca' Foscari University of Venice as well as a master’s degree in Wine Culture, Communication & Management from Gastronomic Sciences University of Pollenzo. Roberta gained significant experience in the international wine business while working for leading wineries and wine importers in Italy and in Hong Kong. She now is the Regional Sales Manager in Greater China of Ethica Wines, and joined the company since 2017, she takes care of many important brands such as Bellavista, Petra, Borgogno, etc.


Total number of wines to taste: 6 bottles

1. Bellavista Alma Gran Cuvee NV
2. Bellavista Convento Annunciata Curterfranca 2017
3. Petra Hebo 2018 (Cabernet Blend)
4. Petra Quercegobbe 2018 (100% Merlot)
5. Petra Alto 2018 (100% Sangiovese)
6. Petra Potenti 2018 (100% Cabernet Sauvignon)

*Wines may subject to change


     Semester  Time / Venue Speaker

    23 Feb 2023 (Thu)

    19:30 - 21:30 

    WA503 - Rm 503, 5/F, Mary Building, 71-77 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

    Roberta Picco

    *Open for HKWA students


    Refund Policy

    All fee and expenses are not refundable after order confirmation. If you need to refund for a specific reason before course commence, please provide relevant proof and contact us by email at

    Adverse Weather Policy

    If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.

    Who are your instructors?

    All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.

    What is the class size?

    Our maximum class size:

    Level 1:22 人

    Level 2: 14 人

    Level 3: 14 人

    Absent Arrangement

    We will try to arrange you to fit into another class of the same course to make up for the absent class. However according to the class size, wine tasting samples may be allocated at last priority. For better preparation, please let us know your absent arrangement as soon as possible.

    Why Hong Kong Wine Academy?

    Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.

    Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.

    What is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET® )?

    WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.

    Are there any prerequisites for taking the WSET® courses?

    No. However, we recommend those who intend to take the Intermediate Certificate course should have basic knowledge in wine and spirit, and those who intend to take the Advanced Certificate course should have good knowledge in wine and spirit.

    Can the courses be taught in other languages?

    Yes. In addition to Cantonese, we also teach courses in English and Mandarin on ad hoc based.

    Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.