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Thursday 31 July 2014

Asia

Macallan sets new ‘most expensive’ record

A six-litre decanter of Macallan has become the new world record holder for most expensive whisky sold at auction.

Monday, January 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy ‘will drive stability and demand’

Despite difficult growing conditions, Burgundy 2012 remains a better buy than Bordeaux, says Corney & Barrow’s MD.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

A Sad Farewell

The tragic helicopter crash in the Dordogne remains an open case but today’s news brings closure for one victim’s family as the body of Peng Wang is identified.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 6 Comments »

New merchant eyes fine wine resurgence

A new wine merchant, backed by a group of high profile investors, has started trading as its founder suggests that the fine wine marketplace is about to pick up.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Zachys announces ex-cellar Jadot sale

Vintages of Louis Jadot dating back to the 1950s are to go on sale in Hong Kong later this month.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 13: Divine Winds

How sake drinking was of great importance to the samurai of feudal Japan and later the kamikaze pilots of World War Two.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Taking a gamble? Bombana plans move into Macau

Three-star Italian chef Umberto Bombana announces plans to expand his empire to Macau with the announcement of the 2015 opening of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA Macau.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Concha aims to sell a million cases in Asia

Chilean wine giant Concha y Toro has revealed ambitious plans to become a one million case wine brand in Asia.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

BrewDog eyes end of crowdfunding drive

Scottish brewery BrewDog is on course to complete its £4.25 million crowdfunding initiative weeks ahead of schedule as it nears its target.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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