Grahams’ rare old tawny Port release, the 130-year-old Ne Oublie has launched in Hong Kong, the first Asian market to receive the wine.
Kerry Wines’ Eric Desgouttes on chocolate, Champagne, being born in a great Port year and falling for Haut-Brion.
More tastings, more Burgundy, boutique Australian wine and a quick flashback to db looking more awake.
Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.
Pernod Ricard has predicted organic profit increase of “between +1% and +3%” for 2014/15, as it announced a return to growth in its first quarter.
The opening of Gaucho’s first Asian restaurant and its all-Argentine list is a chance for the country to promote its wines, according to its director of wine.
Symington Family Estates Asia Pacific marketing manager, Jorge Nuñes, on the market for rare Port in the region as the company prepares to launch the Grahams’ 1882 Ne Oublie in Hong Kong.
Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.
Hong Kong has recorded record levels of Australian wine imports this year and is among a core of increasingly strong Asian markets.
Champagne suppers, floating restaurants, portfolio tastings and a visit to the printers – db‘s in need of a lie-down.
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