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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 »

Johnnie Walker to be launched at sea

In partnership with Dream Cruises, an Asia-based luxury cruise line, the first Johnnie Walker House will open on board a new ship, Genting Dream.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

‘Tis the saison: Pasteur Street’s summery HK launch

Vietnamese craft beer brand, Pasteur Street has launched in the beer-loving city of Hong Kong with a public tasting taking place next week.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo announces Tokyo show dates

Vinexpo Tokyo will take place on 15-16 November this year in what the organiser hopes will be a good opportunity for companies to engage with the booming Japanese market.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Kerry Hotel appoints Nicholas Smith as GM

Nicholas Smith has been appointed the new general manager of Shangri-La’s Kerry Hotel, which is set to open in Hong Kong this December.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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