Warming winter wines for the southern hemisphere, scarce earth McLaren Vale Shiraz and a “devilishly addictive” sweet red from Jerez made the Asia-Pacific press this week.
Grace Vineyards in Shanxi province is making its first experiments with sparkling wine although it has no plans to commercialise the results just yet.
An ex-cellar collection of Cheval Blanc made over HK$11 million when it was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong last weekend.
the drinks business talks with Rohit Dugar, founder and brewer at Hong Kong craft brewery Young Master, about the growing trend for brewing and drinking craft beer in the city.
Vincent Cheung, Asian grand master of the Commanderie de Bordeaux, has been named 2014′s Asian Wine Personality by the drinks business and the Institute of Masters of Wine.
Christie’s sale of wines from Sir Alex Ferguson’s collection made over £2 million (HK$29.3m) this weekend in Hong Kong.
the drinks business chats with “Hong Kong’s best bartender”, Wallace Lau of Wyndham the 4th.
Wines of Germany’s “Riesling Weeks” is coming back to Hong Kong but this time will run for the whole of June.
Falling demand for wine in China both domestic and imported is reported to be putting pressure on Chinese wine producers.
Indonesia is threatening to slap plain packaging on wine and spirits from countries that put plain labels on cigarette packets.
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