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Sotheby’s enjoys HK$84m weekend

Auctioneer Sotheby’s saw its weekend fine wine and spirit sale in Hong Kong achieve an impressive HK$84 million (US$11m).

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

TWE enters multi-year HK partnership with Summergate

Treasury Wines Estates has appointed Summergate as the official importer and distributor of Wolf Blass wines in Hong Kong and Macau, effective immediately.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s to hold largest HK sale

Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.

Friday, September 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard eyes acquisitions in China

Pernod Ricard is prepared to consider potential niche acquisitions to bolster its business in China and widen the appeal of its portfolio in what is now its second largest market.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Mumm races into HK with Formula E

Having become the official Champagne partner of Formula E, GH Mumm is to host a series of race-themed events in the lead up to Hong Kong’s first ePrix in October.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Loosen: High alcohol ‘doesn’t suit Pinot Noir’

Ernie Loosen, the exuberant Mosel winemaker, has said that he believes New World Pinot Noir shouldn’t have high alcohol levels which can mask its subtle expression and upset “its balance and finesse.”

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Vietnamese government to sell brewing shares

The Vietnamese government is set to sell all of its shares in the country’s two biggest breweries it has been announced.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

2016 HKIWSC deadline approaches

The deadline for entries to this year’s Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition is set for 2 September.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Japan could give tourists tax break on alcohol

Japanese alcoholic drinks such as saké and Japanese whisky could become exempt from tax for foreign tourists if a request by its tourism agency is accepted.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow HK launches wine course

Designed for “eager beginners”, Corney & Barrow’s new Wine Apprentice course comprises three modules covering wine service, wine styles and key wine producing regions and countries.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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