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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Hong Kong

Market for rum growing in HK

An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo has no plans for China show

Vinexpo’s CEO has said he stands by his decision to cancel a planned Beijing show, adding there will be no Chinese fair in the near future.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

HK firm buys McWilliams vineyards

Hong Kong firm, CK Life Sciences, has bought three vineyards from one of Australia’s oldest winemakers, the McWilliam family for A$15.7 million.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

DRC tops Sotheby’s rankings in 2014

Auction house Sotheby’s has released its 2014 report and, for the second year in a row, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has topped the rankings.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Saunier Burgundies lead HK auction

The Burgundy-dominated collection of wine importer, Martine Saunier, drove Acker Merrall & Condit to one of its “strongest sales in recent memory”.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

WineSPIT conference line-up confirmed

Debra Meiburg MW has announced a “bumper” line-up for the inaugural WineSPIT conference in Hong Kong this spring.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Hidden treasures in Hong Kong

On the back of its fine wine boom, Hong Kong has witnessed a surge in the wine storage business since 2001 when Crown Wine Cellars threw open its doors in a former WWII munitions bunker.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

The Hong Kong fine wine trade is waking up from its winter slumber and getting in the groove with first growth Bordeaux and Mosel Riesling.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Altaya bets on Burgundy and online

Altaya’s managing director, Paulo Pong, has said 2015 is off to a strong start and he expects to see continuing trends for Burgundy and increasing online sales.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

HK bar creates Penhaligon’s cocktail list

A Hong Kong bar has collaborated with English perfume house Penhaligon’s on a concept that matches cocktails to guests’ fragrance preferences.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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