Don Melchor hosted its first “parcel” tasting this week with head winemaker Enrique Tirado explaining the complexities of parcel selection and blending.
Yves Nizan has been selected as the new hotel sommelier for the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
A government official is calling for new rules which would see Vietnamese restaurants selling beer compelled to maintain a temperature below 30C.
Justerini & Brooks’ new Hong Kong head of sales, Cellina Chan, on expanding the company’s Asian operations.
Protests are on-going in Admiralty while db used last week’s holiday to jet off to Singapore to taste Austrian wines.
The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.
The judging for the sixth Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition has begun with the pan-Asian panel tasting wines, spirits and sake.
A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.
A proposal to ban beer sales in small street bars in Vietnam has been dropped though other alcohol laws will be enforced.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s love of fine wines, spirits and rich food has apparently made him so fat he has fractured his ankles.
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