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Monday 30 November 2015

Hong Kong

First Bowmore Mizunara whisky debuts in HK

To celebrate the official launch of the first collaboration between Bowmore and Mizunara, the Island Shangri-La is offering limited-edition bottles throughout December.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Malvasia and Fruilano ‘superior’ to Pinot Grigio

The terroir of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is best for growing the lesser known varieties of Malvasia and Fruilano rather than the oft-planted Pinot Grigio, believes one export director.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Bourgogne wines ‘need understanding’ by the trade

It is the job of sommeliers to educate consumers on Burgundy’s myriad appellations and climats, believes one representative of Sopexa Hong Kong.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Fergie’s wines go under hammer at Christie’s

The third and final part of the private collection of former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will be on offer at Christie’s next Hong Kong sale.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

This week saw the db HK team exploring Clément Rhum, food from the Istria region and tasting some spectacular wines from HK merchants, Kerry and Altaya.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Jessen joins HK Burgundy specialist

Michael Jessen, formerly of Wally’s Auctions, has joined Hong Kong-based Burgundy specialist, Pearl of Burgundy.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Hugel: Asia ‘the best market’

Etienne Hugel is ‘bouyant’ about Asia since Japan has jumped ahead of the UK in terms of volume exports and China’s sales have increased by 45% year on year.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

New HK cocktails inspired by bootleg DVDs

Ryan Nightingale from The Back Bar has created an eclectic range of cocktails that tip their hat to Hong Kong’s other thriving market, the film industry.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Oregon Pinot ‘has a lot to offer’ in Asia

One of Oregon’s oldest wine producers, Adelsheim, is making its mark on Asia as it seeks new distribution channels.

Friday, November 20th, 2015 No Comments »

10 years in 10 days: the Landmark Mandarin celebrates

To mark its 10-year anniversary, the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong will host a Peruvian cuisine pop-up and the return of its “Masters of Mixology” series.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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