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.
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.
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.
Pernod Ricard saw net profits drop 5% in the first half of 2014/15, as the company announces its financial results and the appointment of Alexandre Ricard.
Dubai’s luxury fine wine and spirits travel retailer, Le Clos, is drawing on its portfolio to offer a “stunning” array of Mouton Rothschild for Chinese New Year.
The popularity of gin in Hong Kong continues to grow, with specialist bar Ping Pong 129 continuing to expand its portfolio.
San Pellegrino has named South Korean chef, Park Jinyong, as the regional winner for Northeast Asia in its Young Chef 2015 awards.
Sotheby’s next Hong Kong sale on 4 April will combine fine wines and top watches consigned by a collector with a “passion” for both.
Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.
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