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Wednesday 26 November 2014

Sotheby’s HK 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.

Natural botrytis-killing pesticide licenced

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural pesticide that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

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.

Budweiser loses out to craft beer in US

Millennial drinkers are shunning the self-proclaimed “King of Beers” in favour of craft, with shipments outnumbering those of Budweiser for the first time.

Burgundy dominates at $5.6m sale

Part two of auction house Wally’s Roy Welland Collection sale raised US$5.6 million, smashing its low estimate of $3.6m.

Aldi selling £76 wine for just £19

Budget supermarket Aldi has slashed the price of its fine wines and spirits by up to 78% in a bid to lure shoppers this Christmas.

Chile marks 20 years of Carménère

The Chilean wine industry is this week celebrating 20 years since the rediscovery of its now signature grape variety – Carménère.

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