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Saturday 13 February 2016

Fine Wine

Uncorked: Tony Wang

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”.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 3 Comments »

Sotheby’s sales results ahead of 2014

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.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: 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.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Cos offers festive six-pack

Cos d’Estournel is releasing a limited edition six-pack for Christmas made up of six “emblematic” vintages dating back to 1982.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne sparkles in September

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.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Koch wins back damages from wine dealer

Billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has won his appeal against fellow collector Eric Greenberg, who Koch claims was dealing in fake wine.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Asda boosts online offering with 100 new wines 

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.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s NY sale roars to $4.8m

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.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sarment expands with KL opening

Sarment celebrated the opening of its new Malaysia office in the lavish surroundings of the French Embassy in the country’s capital.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Cross-regional sourcing key to Grange 2011

Cross-regional sourcing is key to Penfolds latest release – a Grange from the extremely challenging 2011 vintage in South Australia.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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