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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Asia

Top 10 Berry Bros bestsellers in Japan

Simon Staples, Berry Bros sales director for Asia reveals the firm’s bestsellers in Japan, discovering a wine market surprisingly close in sentiment to the UK.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Jailed ex-secret serviceman’s wine on sale

Ivory tusks, gold bars, 12th century Buddhist statues and fine wine, including a bottle of US$4,000 Pétrus, have gone on sale at a most unusual auction at a military base in Thailand.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory in beer battle against rival Asahi

Suntory is suing Japanese rival Asahi and calling for a court to suspend sales and production of its non-alcohol beer-flavoured drinks amid claims of trademark infringement.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Nine HK restaurants among Asia’s 50 best

A Thai restaurant has been named “The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia” at Asia’s 50 best restaurant awards in which nine Hong Kong restaurants were also listed.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

New deputy chairman for Madison Wines

Andrew Bigbee has joined Madison Wines in Hong Kong as deputy chairman and has declared he wants to “bring the fun back to wine”.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Pétrus and Champagne to lead Christie’s HK sale

A 57 bottle vertical of Pétrus and prestige Champagne cuvées from Salon, Krug, Gosset and Selosse will lead Christie’s next Hong Kong sale this month.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Cho Lee: Fake wine not just a Chinese problem

Jeannie Cho Lee MW has called the counterfeiting of fine wines a “global issue”, not just a Chinese one.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 3 Comments »

Berry Bros in managerial shake-up

The managing director of drinks merchant Berry Bros & Rudd, Hugh Sturges, has left the company after 14 years, with chairman Simon Berry temporarily taking over his role on the wine side of the business.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Mondavi to sponsor Asian restaurant award

For the third year in a row, Robert Mondavi Winery is to be the wine sponsor for the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

HK Baptist claims Left Bank Cup place

Hong Kong Baptist University claimed a narrow victory in the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup in Hong Kong and will now go on to compete in the final at Lafite this summer.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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