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Thursday 17 April 2014

Hong Kong

Christie’s tops 2013 wine auction sales

Christie’s has topped the rankings for wine sales in 2013 with a £48 million total.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Laithwaites set to shake up Taiwan

Laithwaites Wine has launched in Taiwan, marking the start of a new franchise deal between the multinational retailer and Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Simon Hsu.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 sommeliers in Hong Kong

In a town like Hong Kong age is no barrier to excellence and some of the city’s best restaurants are staffed by incredibly capable young sommeliers

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 6 Comments »

Macallan sets new ‘most expensive’ record

A six-litre decanter of Macallan has become the new world record holder for most expensive whisky sold at auction.

Monday, January 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy ‘will drive stability and demand’

Despite difficult growing conditions, Burgundy 2012 remains a better buy than Bordeaux, says Corney & Barrow’s MD.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine at auction

Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Zachys announces ex-cellar Jadot sale

Vintages of Louis Jadot dating back to the 1950s are to go on sale in Hong Kong later this month.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Taking a gamble? Bombana plans move into Macau

Three-star Italian chef Umberto Bombana announces plans to expand his empire to Macau with the announcement of the 2015 opening of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA Macau.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new restaurants in Hong Kong

It’s been the usual busy, exciting, and at times tumultuous twelve months of restaurant openings and closings for Hong Kong in 2013.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSET reveals shortlist for educator award

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust has announced the shortlist of organisations and individuals for the Riedel Trophy for the Educator of the Year Award.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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