Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’
Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.
Top 10 Hong Kong venues
Hong Kong is one of the world’s best cities for wine and fine dining. We take you on a tour of the places that best represent this vibrant culinary scene.
The obligatory Burgundy tasting out of the way, it’s been cakes, Jura and ship-spotting in Hong Kong of late.
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the drinks business
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A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.
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