Craft beer aplenty, tasty introductions to wines from Israel and Slovenia, new restaurant launches and the royal combination of Champagne and caviar. It’s been a decadent week in HK’s wine industry.
An extremely rare collection of coveted cult wine Sine Qua Non in magnum formats will be on offer at Sotheby’s upcoming Hong Kong auction.
Starting from the end of the month, Debra Meiburg MW will offer guided tasting trade seminars in four Asian cities which will champion Italy’s beloved Brunello.
The Champagne Guide author, Tom Stelzer will host a September masterclass in Hong Kong comparing several brands of non-vintage and vintage Champagne.
Sky high two Michelin-star Cantonese restaurant, Tin Lung Heen on the 102nd floor of the ICC will offer a six-course menu paired with different Penfolds wines, starting from 1 September.
Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong along with Whisky Ambassador has put the call out for entries for its Best Spirits Award which is open to distributors, whisky bars, hotels and restaurants around the city.
Demand has risen for wine education in key markets including China, the UK and North America, the WSET has reported, after seeing the number of candidates rise for the 14th consecutive year.
Sadly showing absolutely no sign of abating: the Pokemon Go craze has popped up in Hong Kong’s bars and hotels with various special Pokemon-themed cocktails currently on offer.
Hooch, a members-only cocktail app has launched in Hong Kong, its first international location outside of America.
The Champagne house will host travel-themed street parties throughout Hong Kong in August in homage to Madame Clicquot’s wish for her Champagne to be enjoyed “from New York to St Petersburg.”
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