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Friday 24 October 2014

Hong Kong

Low wine trade over China National Day

The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

HKIWSC 2014 judging begins

The judging for the sixth Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition has begun with the pan-Asian panel tasting wines, spirits and sake.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC superlot auction sets world record

A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Hubert Chabot

The head sommelier of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Hubert Chabot, talks about ambition and his holiday plans.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

HK protest in pictures

A few snapshots of the on-going pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

Lunch and Champagne tastings gave way to the disruption of road blocks and the protestors of Occupy Central this week in Hong Kong.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagnes for Golden Week

Explore a new side of Champagne this Golden Week holiday with one (or more) of these grower Champagnes.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

HK somms see room for grower Champagnes

Hong Kong sommeliers have voiced their opinion that an increasingly sophisticated Champagne drinking market in Hong Kong has opened the door for grower Champagnes.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Imperatrice celebrates grower Champagnes

Hong Kong importer and distributor, Imperatrice, showcased its portfolio of grower Champagnes to the trade and consumers at a packed pair of tastings at the Grand Hyatt.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

J&B appoints new HK head of sales

Fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks has appointed Cellina Chan as its new head of sales in Hong Kong.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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