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Thursday 29 January 2015

Asia

Top picks from Mouton auction

The best collections and vintages to choose from at Sotheby’s upcoming Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

China austerity drive to impact until 2017

China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian buyers push up vineyard prices

Wealthy Asians are broadening their search for wine estates, driving major price hikes in regions such as Sonoma, Hawke’s Bay and Barossa Valley.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

The year may be drawing to a close but tastings abound in Hong Kong and beyond.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Coravin launched in HK

Coravin has officially launched in Hong Kong with founder, Greg Lambrecht, saying he has his eyes on more markets throughout Asia-Pacific.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Woolworth’s deal puts in Summergate in position to grow

Australian liquor giant Woolworth’s recent acquisition of Summergate Fine Wines puts the latter company in a position to “aggressively” build its markets says its CEO.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s CEO to step down

The CEO of auction house Christie’s, Steven Murphy, is stepping down at the end of 2014 after four years in the post.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Emirates invests $500m in fine wine

Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Sarment strengthens Asia presence

Wine merchant Sarment, known for its team of renowned sommeliers, has expanded its operations by venturing into Singapore.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s HK sale makes HK$36m

Christie’s latest fine wine sale in Hong Kong made in excess of HK$36 million, driven by perennial auction favourite DRC and exceptionally old and rare Yquem.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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