Charles Cheng has been named as the first winner of the Barry Burton Memorial Prize by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Hong Kong.
Auction house Zachys has reported “fantastic” results for Japanese whiskies at its most recent sale in Hong Kong.
Today, more than ever, the wine world has its eyes fixed on China.
A survivor of an infamous Cambodian prison has claimed its guards routinely drank wine infused with the organs of murdered prisoners.
SAB Miller is the latest drinks company to report a slump in China, as the downturn starts affecting beer rather than just spirits.
Australian wine exports to Asia rose 8% by volume in 2014 and despite the slowdown in China, bottled exports are recovering to pre-austerity levels.
Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.
While some bar owners are retreating into the past opening 1920s-style speakeasies, others are pushing into the future dreaming up bars that embrace cutting-edge technology.
A Victoria’s Secret perfume called “Strawberries and Champagne” has been removed from shelves after Qatari authorities deemed it offensive.
Vicky Lau, owner and chef at Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong, has been named “Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female Chef 2015”.
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