Hong Kong may have an illustrious bar scene, but it lacks a defining cocktail, although there is plenty of scope for one and here are the best contenders.
While the 2012 vintage in Bordeaux has been hailed a “pleasant surprise”, there is expected to be low demand for the wines from China this year.
The first part of Sotheby’s sale of the El Bulli cellar was 100% sold in Hong Kong yesterday.
Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Henry Tang has hit out at claims that some of his wines sold at a recent Christie’s auction were counterfeit, dubbing them “unsubstantiated and false”.
Christie’s sale of HK businessman Henry Tang’s collection was 100% sold at the weekend – though one lot was withdrawn after its authenticity was challenged.
Specialist bars and the resurgence of the Champagne cocktail are helping the region fight back against increasing competition from sparkling wine, particularly Prosecco.
German Pinot Noir is rivaling Riesling as the country’s flagship fine wine grape according to db’s April edition.
Sotheby’s has added additional lots to the El Bulli cellar auction next month.
Wine Beauty, Mainland China’s first TV drama about sommeliers and wine production, will finish filming next month.
A documentary narrated by Hollywood actor Russell Crowe about China’s obsession with Bordeaux will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival this week.
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