Sotheby’s opened a new wine store, Gordon Ramsay jetted into town and db came close at a blind tasting in another busy week in Hong Kong.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.
Hong Kong merchant Ginsberg+Chan has moved from Happy Valley and opened new offices in Central.
Cathay Pacific’s general manager for Cargo Sales & Marketing, Mark Sutch, has explained the airline’s new “Wine Lift” programme further.
Goedhuis’ managing director talks about Pinot Noir, more Pinot Noir and drops a (not-so) subtle hint to Vega Sicilia about a vintage of theirs he needs to try.
The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.
Hong Kong has signed a deal with Chinese customs officials introducing an online system designed to dramatically speed up wine shipments to the mainland.
Gordon Ramsay has said he has “further plans” for Asia, including a venue in Macau in the future.
Sotheby’s hopes that it’s new shop at its headquarters in Pacific Place will draw in clients who do not currently buy wine at its auctions.
Corney & Barrow has appointed a new general manager for its Asian operations as well as a new marketing manager and new additions to the sales team.
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