The head sommelier of STAY by Yannick Alléno in Taipei, Tony Wang, speaks to dbHK about the worst things a customer can say to him and the sommelier “10-second window”.
Sotheby’s sales results so far this autumn are “comfortably” ahead of where they were in 2014 after a HK$53 million sale in Hong Kong.
A three-day work week because of two public holidays consisted of gin judging, a Sotheby’s tasting and lobster pad Thai as a nontraditional way to celebrate Hong Kong’s National Day.
Cos d’Estournel is releasing a limited edition six-pack for Christmas made up of six “emblematic” vintages dating back to 1982.
Champagne was the focus of buyers’ attention in September after a flurry of prestige cuvée releases but the Liv-ex 100 ran flat over the course of the month.
Billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has won his appeal against fellow collector Eric Greenberg, who Koch claims was dealing in fake wine.
Asda is boosting its online wine shop with the addition of nearly 100 new and fine wines, with around 75% of them coming from France.
Sotheby’s first autumn sale in New York made close to US$5 million last week with white Burgundy, Rhône and Barolo leading the way in the first session.
Sarment celebrated the opening of its new Malaysia office in the lavish surroundings of the French Embassy in the country’s capital.
Cross-regional sourcing is key to Penfolds latest release – a Grange from the extremely challenging 2011 vintage in South Australia.
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