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Thursday 24 April 2014

Hong Kong

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 »

UK and Japan vital for fine wine

Fine wine brands shouldn’t forget Japan and the UK for sales and image building, believes Opus One CEO David Pearson.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “sophisticated” red, a white with “a full and voluminous body” and sparkler “with well-rounded acidity and a long, compelling finish.”

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Christie’s to push online wine auctions

Christie’s is to increase the number of its online only wine auctions in a drive to attract a younger audience of bidders.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media recommendations include a “beautifully mature” red, a “elegant and lively” Champagne and a white with “delicately delivered” flavours.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Zachys enjoys biggest single HK auction

US auction house Zachys is celebrating its biggest ever sale in Asia with over HK$52 million made last week, while Christie’s set a new world record for Burgundy at the same time.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Japanese out in force at HKIWSF

The presence of Japanese sake, shochu and awamori at the Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Fair was up dramatically on last year – indicating a change in Hong Kong tastes.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

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