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Thursday 31 July 2014

Asia

Top wines in the Asian press

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.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Grace begins sparkling experiments

Grace Vineyards in Shanxi province is making its first experiments with sparkling wine although it has no plans to commercialise the results just yet.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Cheval Blanc collection makes $11m

An ex-cellar collection of Cheval Blanc made over HK$11 million when it was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong last weekend.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Young Master Ales

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.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Vincent Cheung named Asian Wine Personality 2014

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.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Alex Ferguson’s wine makes £2m

Christie’s sale of wines from Sir Alex Ferguson’s collection made over £2 million (HK$29.3m) this weekend in Hong Kong.

Monday, May 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Wallace Lau

the drinks business chats with “Hong Kong’s best bartender”, Wallace Lau of Wyndham the 4th.

Monday, May 26th, 2014 No Comments »

30 days of Riesling to hit HK

Wines of Germany’s “Riesling Weeks” is coming back to Hong Kong but this time will run for the whole of June.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese producers squeezed by falling demand

Falling demand for wine in China both domestic and imported is reported to be putting pressure on Chinese wine producers.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

Indonesia threatens plain alcohol labels

Indonesia is threatening to slap plain packaging on wine and spirits from countries that put plain labels on cigarette packets.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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