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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Asia

Rare Ming wine cup sells for record $36m

A 500-year-old Ming wine cup has sold at auction for a staggering $36 million (£21.5m), breaking the world record for the most expensive piece of Chinese porcelain ever sold.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 8 Singapore restaurants

The vibrant city-state of Singapore saw eight of its restaurants make it into the top 50 of the 2014 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine to benefit from Australia-Japan deal

A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Spirits grab spotlight at Vinexpo Hong Kong

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014 will reflect Asia’s position as the world’s biggest spirits consumer with the launch of a new bar concept at next month’s fair.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top wines in the Asian media

Chek Wong picks an “intensely floral” Barolo, while blogger Wai Xin sniffs out a “beautifully balanced” red Burgundy.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine chemical an alternative to chemotherapy?

A chemical found in red wine could slow cancer growth without the “toxicity and irritation” of chemotherapy and improve surgical outcomes for bladder cancer.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top Asian wine and spirits trade fairs

From Tokyo to Shanghai, Hong Kong to Singapore, Asia plays host to some of the world’s biggest wine and spirits trade fairs.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Two sales kick off Sotheby’s HK auctions

Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog opens first Asian bar in Tokyo

Scottish craft brewery BrewDog is opening its first bar in Asia in a move described as a “ninja attack” on the Tokyo bar scene.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

US and Africa buoy Cognac exports

Global Cognac sales in 2013 have been described as “reassuringly high”, despite problems caused by a severe slowdown in China.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

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