MACAU, April 2, 2024 -- Wynn will soon reveal the winners of the world's first and biggest Chinese wine competition of international standard – the "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" – at the highly anticipated awards gala dinner in April. In early March, Wynn welcomed the world's foremost authorities and judges in Old and New world wines to Macau. An esteemed panel of 27 internationally acclaimed judges, including seven masters of wine, gathered at Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace to conduct intensive blind tastings for China's finest wines produced by nearly 200 wineries across the nation. Following on from the judging week, Wynn will host the "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards Gala Dinner" on April 13, awarding 23 trophies to Chinese wines of exceptional quality.



The “Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards” Reveals the Best Wines of China at Awards Ceremony on 13 April

As the world's biggest Chinese wine competition judged by international standards, the inaugural "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" attracted nearly 200 renowned Chinese wineries, which submitted more than 700 applications to compete. Through this new signature Chinese wine awards platform, Wynn aims to promote Chinese fine wines on an international stage and enhance the visibility and recognition of Chinese wines on a global scale. Wynn also remains committed toward promoting Macau's status as a UNESCO-designated Creative City of Gastronomy.


The judging week for the competition was held in early March at Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace. The "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" competition implemented an exacting and professional evaluation system tailored to Chinese wines. Judging was conducted through blind tastings, adhering to the internationally recognized 100-point scale, and utilizing a comprehensive grading system to determine the award winners. The judges rated the bronze medal (85-89 points), silver medal (90-94 points) and gold medal (95-100 points) wines first, and then the gold medal winners competed for 23 trophies awarded across three major categories: "Wynn Signature Trophies", "Varietals Champion Trophies" and "Regional Champion Trophies". All of the award-winning wines will be officially announced and honored at the "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" gala dinner on April 13.


After finalizing the list of winners, Wynn will continue to host a series of "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" events including Wine Masterclasses, networking sessions and wine tastings conducted by world-renowned wine experts on April 13 and 14. Wynn will also introduce a series of promotional events in May, featuring special banquets and exclusive gastronomic dining experiences hosted by award-winning wineries and Wynn's exceptional restaurants. These uniquely Wynn signature wine events are designed to give oenophiles and gastronomes an opportunity to savor the very best of Chinese wines at Wynn in Macau. These events will also strengthen partnerships with China's top wineries to promote fine wines and expand the international market, while driving the development and innovation of the Chinese wine industry.


To learn the latest about "Wynn Signature Chinese Wine Awards" events, please visit the following official website:


https://www.wynnresortsmacau.com/en/wynn-palace/whats-on/wynn-signature-chinese-wine-awards


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ABOUT WYNN MACAU


Wynn Macau is a luxury hotel and casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China with two iconic towers featuring a total of 1,010 spacious rooms and suites, approximately 294,000 square feet of casino space, approximately 64,300 square feet of retail space, 14 food and beverage outlets, two spas, a salon and a pool. The resort proudly boasts three distinct entertainment experiences, including Macau's only choreographed Performance Lake, blending lofty plumes of water, gracefully choreographed music from Broadway tunes to renowned Chinese songs, powerful LED lights and fire effects.


Wynn Macau is operated by international resort developer Wynn Resorts, recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Macau continues to hold the distinct honor of being the only resort in the world with 8 Forbes Five-Star Awards for eight consecutive years. Wynn Macau opened on September 6, 2006 and its second tower – Encore opened on April 21, 2010. For more information on Wynn Macau, visit press.wynnmacau.com.


ABOUT WYNN PALACE


Wynn Palace is the second luxury integrated resort from international resort developer Wynn Resorts in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, following the launch of Wynn Macau. Located in the Cotai area, it features a 28-storey hotel with 1,706 exquisitely furnished rooms, suites and villas, versatile meeting facilities, approximately 107,000 square feet of renowned luxury retail, 14 food and beverage outlets, Macau's largest spa, a salon, a pool and approximately 468,000 square feet of casino space. The resort also features a variety of entertainment experiences, including the dazzling 8-acre Performance Lake that mesmerizes guests with a choreographed display of water, music and light, the unique SkyCab, spectacular, large-scale floral displays and an extensive collection of art works by some of the world's leading artists.


Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Palace is the first and only resort in the world with more than one thousand rooms to receive Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards. Wynn Palace opened on August 22, 2016. For more information on Wynn Palace, visit press.wynnpalace.com.


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