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Monday 22 December 2014

Asia

HK strikes customs deal with mainland

The Hong Kong government has made a deal with mainland China allowing its wines to be shipped into the country without extra customs checks.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Teacher refused job for being Irish

A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

Pinot Noir forum ‘SIPNOT’ comes to HK

The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting is taking place in Hong Kong for the first time this month showcasing Pinot Noirs from around the world.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Canadian wines the ‘last frontier’ for HK

Canadian wines have a chance to capitalise on its strong links with Asia, as the realisation of its wine industry’s growing quality spreads.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer truck smash sparks roadside party

Villagers “swarmed” on a truck and helped themselves to free beer after it overturned in a remote part of India, sparking an impromptu party.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Week in pictures: HK and Singapore

Champagne, rare Port, wines from lagoons and classic Japanese racing cars – from the sublime to the extraordinary in Asia.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

What’s hot in HK: Goedhuis

The worst days of Bordeaux seem to be behind it, while Burgundy continues to see lots of activity says Tom Stopford Sackville of Goedhuis Wines.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Thailand: Asia’s ‘forgotten’ wine market

Wine critic James Suckling has spoken of his belief in the potential of Thailand, a market he says has a bigger fine wine drinking population than China.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

WOSA opens HK office

Wines of South Africa is taking its Asian operations “to the next level” by opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Singapore’s sommeliers celebrated

The Singapore National Sommelier Competition 2014 showcased a new breed of talent, while setting a record for the youngest participant in the semi-finals.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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