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.
The head sommelier of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Hubert Chabot, talks about ambition and his holiday plans.
An Australian winemaker has emerged victorious from an international group of vintners invited to try their hand at making wine in the Chinese region of Ningxia.
A few snapshots of the on-going pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
South Korea might not be a country known for its wines but, as the Wine Explorers discover, that hasn’t stopped its enthusiastic, but small set of winemakers.
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