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Monday 22 September 2014

Asia

Zachys toasts inaugural spirits auction

Zachys auction house is toasting “extraordinary” results from its latest Hong Kong auction, which featured its first line-up of rare spirits as well as fine wines.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Gordon Ramsay opens HK venue

Renowned chef Gordon Ramsay’s first Hong Kong venue, Bread Street Kitchen, is preparing for its formal opening later this month.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘China downturn deeper than anticipated’

Several years of heavy investment in China has been blamed by many spirits producers as the root cause of a string of depressed annual results.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Etc. opens Happy Valley store

The Wine Etc franchise of wine shops is expanding its operations to Happy Valley in Hong Kong this weekend.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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