The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.
Limited edition Rolling Stones and Mt Fuji releases from Yamazaki and Hibiki headline Spink’s next Hong Kong auction on 20 November.
One Tokaji producer thinks the Hungarian region’s wines, particularly the famous sweet Aszú, should be finding favour with Asian collectors.
The obligatory Burgundy tasting out of the way, it’s been cakes, Jura and ship-spotting in Hong Kong of late.
Austrian winery Domäne Wachau has set its sights on Asia after several years of restructuring its main European export markets.
Champagne tastes of Asia are undergoing real change, according to Dominique Moreau of Champagne house Marie Courtin.
The top spirit lots at Zachys’ up-coming Hong Kong auction, from verticals of Macallan to rare Japanese whiskies from Hibiki, Karuizawa and Yamazaki.
This year’s Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair featured a stronger spirits presence in line with a rising demand for Scotch in Asia.
Pinot Noir tastings, the HKTDC fair, hairy crabs and surprise sightings including a footballing super-star – there’s no let up in the Hong Kong calendar.
The newest additions to Debra Meiburg MW’s wine trade guides, covering Singapore and Beijing, have been launched.
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