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Monday 2 March 2015

Asia

Pernod announces new appointments

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced a number of new appointments including a number of key positions for Asia.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Taiwan university creates orchid ‘wine’

A Taiwanese university has worked with local farmers to develop a ‘wine’ made from orchids.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Hyatt hosts dinner to ‘bridge art and wine’

Pont des Arts and the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong have partnered for a special “Art and Wine Dinner” during Art Basel week in early March.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

The Macallan whisky record confirmed

The Macallan’s world record for the most expensive whisky sold at auction has been confirmed, following the sale of its “M” Imperiale in Hong Kong last year.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Restaurant employs fleet of drone waiters

A restaurant in Singapore is using drones to serve patrons their food and drink, which hover inches above their heads before delivering their order.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

HK whisky fair returns bigger and better

The second Malt Masters Whisky Festival in Hong Kong has nearly doubled in size following its inaugural show and has changed to a more central location to accommodate larger crowds.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Coravin steps up expansion plans

Coravin has brought in former Nespresso executive Frédéric Levy as CEO to help the wine access tool expand its footprint further across Europe and Asia.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Asia comes down off its auction high

The fine wine auction market is shifting depending on where the wine is sourced, where it’s sold and which corner of the world has the deepest pockets.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine picks for Chinese New Year

Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Simon Tam, Christie’s

Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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