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Drunk Chinese man breaks in and sleeps on stranger’s sofa

After one too many, a partygoer in Chongqing, southwest China sought refuge on a stranger’s sofa, saying afterwards that he felt it was “inappropriate to sleep on the road.”

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Macau somm wins WOSA Asia Cup

The sommelier of Macau’s glitzy Studio City, Joe Yang has won the Asia semifinals of Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) prestigious Sommelier Cup.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Premium boosts Aussie wine exports, but volumes flat

The growth of premium bottled wine sales in China and North America helped boost the value of exports from Australia, but sales were down in the UK and Europe.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

HK’s Cointreau Queens crowned

Hong Kong’s first ever Cointreau Queens competition saw seven female-lead teams battle it out to get through to the Asia finals in Shanghai.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese wine triumphs at ‘Judgement of Peking’

A bottle of Silver Heights ‘The Summit’ came out on top at a recent Hong Kong blind tasting, hosted by the Flying Winemaker.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

Asia somms gear up for WOSA Sommelier Cup

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has announced the 10 hopefuls who are through to the WOSA Sommelier Cup Asia semi-finals which will be held in Hong Kong next week.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

China’s Kanaan Winery: proving ‘neigh-sayers’ wrong?

Kanaan’s range of wines which are inspired by the winemaker’s love of horses could buck Hong Kong’s European wine drinking trends as they launch in the city later on this month.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Summergate takes on Corralejo Tequila

Hong Kong wine merchant Summergate has been appointed the exclusive agent for Corralejo Tequila in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Lowder: ‘China has set the bar higher’

Head bartender of the Four Seasons in Seoul and one of the judges of the recent 2016 Chivas Masters global competition, Chris Lowder speaks to dbHK about his views on Asia as one of the world’s cocktail hubs.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

German Riesling triumphs at Chinese wine competition

An end to China’s Red Obsession? A Mosel Riesling is the first white wine to win the Shanghai Wine100 Challenge.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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