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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


Johnnie Walker to be launched at sea

In partnership with Dream Cruises, an Asia-based luxury cruise line, the first Johnnie Walker House will open on board a new ship, Genting Dream.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

‘Tis the saison: Pasteur Street’s summery HK launch

Vietnamese craft beer brand, Pasteur Street has launched in the beer-loving city of Hong Kong with a public tasting taking place next week.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo announces Tokyo show dates

Vinexpo Tokyo will take place on 15-16 November this year in what the organiser hopes will be a good opportunity for companies to engage with the booming Japanese market.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Kerry Hotel appoints Nicholas Smith as GM

Nicholas Smith has been appointed the new general manager of Shangri-La’s Kerry Hotel, which is set to open in Hong Kong this December.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Macau somm wins WOSA Asia Cup

The sommelier of Macau’s glitzy Studio City, Joe Yang has won the Asia semifinals of Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) prestigious Sommelier Cup.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa secures further Asian protection

South Korea and Singapore are the two latest countries to pledge to recognise the Napa Valley name with regards the sale and production of wine.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Hong Kong launches first ‘stock market’ bar

Pandering to Hong Kong’s rowdy banker scene, Wolf Market is a new bar aiming to replicate all the ups and downs of the trading floor.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Asia somms gear up for WOSA Sommelier Cup

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has announced the 10 hopefuls who are through to the WOSA Sommelier Cup Asia semi-finals which will be held in Hong Kong next week.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Lion Nathan loses Corona and Stella Artois brands

Lion Nathan has been forced to surrender two of the world’s biggest beer brands in Corona and Stella Artois.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Notes from around Asia

It was a very interesting time for Amphora to conduct a whistle-stop tour of the Far East over the last two weeks. As we have observed before, domestic investment opportunities differ dramatically across the Asian region, as do attitudes to physical assets.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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