Terroir Renaissance International Symposium 2020

Terroir Renaissance

International Wine Symposium

November 2020 – January 2021 China·Shanghai


About the Symposium



Hours International Seminar on Terroir



Top Terroir Wine Masterclasses



Top Terroir Wineries for Grand Tasting



Top Wineries for the Charity Auction Dinner


Association Internationale des Terroirs




The Terroir Renaissance International Wine Symposium is organized by TasteSpirit, China’s leading platform of wine media and wine education. TasteSpirit is committed to providing professional content, knowledge and experience for wine lovers, aims to build the most viable wine culture community. TasteSpirit’s advisory committee consists world-renowned wine critics and experts including Ian D’Agata, Bernard Burtschy, Jacky Rigaux and Paolo Basso etc. who provide extensive advice and support for TasteSpirit’s content, education, and wine events.



Association des Climats du Vignoble de Bourgogne

Musique & Vin au Clos Vougeot

Shanghai Morning Post Dawen Information Development Co., Ltd.


FWS Wines From Spain
Alliance Française Shanghai
CVJ & Company Limited
St. Regis Hotel Shanghai Jingan</p
Zachys Asia Limited

Stemware Partner

Wine Cabinet Partner

Why do we organize it?

“Terroir is the dream of mankind for thousands of years.” Said by Mr. Aubert de Villaine, Honorary President of the Association des Climats du Vignoble de Bourgogne, co-owner of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, in his keynote speech in the first “Terroir Renaissance International Wine Culture Symposium” in 2015. His words touched countless Chinese wine lovers. Terroir, is the set of factors of natural environment and human including land, mountains, climate, human’s customs and habits. Wine is representative product of terroir. And terroir is the foundation of all great wines. To understand and to share the great culture of wine, it’s crucial to learn the concept and practice of terroir.


For wine lovers

It will be an unprecedented event to learn the logic and methodology of tasting wines of terroir. A unique opportunity to discover the secrets behind the greatest wines of the world.

For professionals

It will be a great opportunity to meet legendary vignerons and influential wine experts who will share decades of rich experience and to understand how terroir reveal the true value of authentic wines.

For lovers of the art of living

Terroir is not just a concept in wine, but the key to understand the equilibrium between mankind and the Nature. It provides a brand new perspective to appreciate the beauty of fine things of the world.

Part 1: International Terroir Seminar

The 13-hour International Terroir Seminar on Saturday 1th Dec 2018 is the most important part of the Terroir Renaissance International Wine Symposium. It will be taught by more than 30 globally leading figures in wine world. The seminar will focus on the theme “Human influence on the interpretation of the Diversity of Terroir”. The seminar will be organized online by live video streaming and also broadcasted in forms of video with subtitles.

2020 Seminar Programme

Part 2: Top Terroir Wine Masterclasses

3rd Floor of St Regis Hotel Jing An, No. 1008 Beijing West Road, Jing An District, Shanghai

Part 3: Top Terroir Wine Grand Tasting

3rd Floor of St Regis Hotel Jing An, No. 1008 Beijing West Road, Jing An District, Shanghai

More than150 Top Terroir Wineires


The Top Terroir Grand Tasting is organized by selecting top wineries with great terroir from wine regions all over the world. We have received much support from top wineries and first class importers of fine wines in China. Please find the whole list and detailed introductions of wineries by clicking the following button.


The whole day tasting on Sunday the Nov 29th 2020. With large amount of fine wines from diversified wine regions, every booth will provide a great opportunity for wine lovers and professionals to explore great wine terroir and to communicate with winemakers and winery owners. If you want to enjoy more great wines with enough time, whole day pass ticket is highly recommended.


Part 4: Prestige Dinner of Top Terroir

3rd Floor of St Regis Hotel Jing An, No. 1008 Beijing West Road, Jing An District, Shanghai

Prestige Dinner of Top Terroir

The charity auction dinner of top terroir will be a very important event of the International Wine Symposium, which offers a rare opportunity to enjoy dinner with global elites of the wine world including world-renowned wine critics, celebrities and key opinion leaders of China’s wine industry. 20 top terroir wineries who will bring their top wines as lots for auction. With the generous support of the buyers and those wineries, the income of this auction excluding necessary cost will be used for supporting research projects on terroir under climat changing.


Interested in becoming a sponsor or partner? Learn about opportunities and benefits by contacting us, Tel: 021-62360991, Email: terroir@tastespirit.com

Partners of Top Terroir Wine Grand Tasting
First-Class Importers of Fine Wines