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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Asia

Diner severely burned in alcohol fireball

Horrific CCTV shows the moment a waitress accidentally turned a bottle of alcohol into a flamethrower engulfing a female diner in flames.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Sassicaia: The Italian rooster

Last week Sassicaia and its second wine Guidalberto “ruled the roost” in the Liv-ex trade tables with the 2010 and 2011 trading in “healthy quantities.”

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Kerala alcohol ban approved by high court

Kerala’s high court has approved plans for a total prohibition on alcohol in the south Indian state forcing the immediate closure of 730 bars.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and moon cake pairings

From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong week in pictures

Dancing snow leopards, premium saké by Japanese footballers and moon cakes – the season is just getting started for the Hong Kong drinks industry.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Grand Hyatt Champagne bar to reopen

The Champagne Bar at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is set to reopen this September with the aim of being the “go to” venue for the city’s fizz lovers.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

AWC has plans for Philippines

Jean Philippe Guillot, the Antique Wine Company’s new Asia sales director, on the company’s belief in the opportunities in the Philippines.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

HK beer awards reflects growing popularity of craft

The sixth Hong Kong International Beer Awards reflected the rapidly growing interest in and quality of homemade and imported craft beer in the city.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

David Beckham’s first whisky ad launched

David Beckham’s first advertisement promoting Haig Club whisky, a joint venture with Diageo, has been unveiled.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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