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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Asia

How important are ex-châteaux sales?

Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

China spirits consumption to slow

China, the world’s biggest spirits market, will see its consumption of domestic spirits slow between 2014 and 2018 according to IWSR.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine next ‘big thing’ in HK

The IWSR has predicted that sparkling wine is to be the “next big thing” in Hong Kong and the future remains positive even after the first year of decline since 2008.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Does ‘Year of the…’ really make a difference?

Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Market for rum growing in HK

An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo has no plans for China show

Vinexpo’s CEO has said he stands by his decision to cancel a planned Beijing show, adding there will be no Chinese fair in the near future.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

WineSPIT conference line-up confirmed

Debra Meiburg MW has announced a “bumper” line-up for the inaugural WineSPIT conference in Hong Kong this spring.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 5 bars in… Bangkok

No trip to Bangkok would be complete without a visit to at least one of these sky-high bars, perfect for taking in the city’s stunning skyline.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

The Hong Kong fine wine trade is waking up from its winter slumber and getting in the groove with first growth Bordeaux and Mosel Riesling.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Altaya bets on Burgundy and online

Altaya’s managing director, Paulo Pong, has said 2015 is off to a strong start and he expects to see continuing trends for Burgundy and increasing online sales.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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