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Tuesday 7 July 2015

Hong Kong

Sotheby’s appoints new Asia head of wine

Sotheby’s has named Adam Bilbey as its new head of wine for Asia, replacing Robert Sleigh who is taking on a new role in the management team in the region.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s ‘most valuable’ collection of Mouton

A 153-bottle collection of Chateau Mouton Rothschild, believed to be the largest unified range in existence, is set for private sale in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: HK

The start of Riesling Weeks, Veuve Clicquot’s La Grande Dame 2006 preview and the BIVB’s 2012/2013 tasting. It’s been a busy old week for the db HK team.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Louis-Michel Liger-Belair

Ahead of Comte Liger-Belair’s 200th anniversary, owner Louis-Michel speaks of the impact of his wines in Asia and what he’d be doing if he wasn’t working in wine.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese whisky reigns at Zachys’ HK auction

Bidders fought intensely over 217 bottles of rare Japanese whisky which altogether fetched over HK$4 million (US$500,000) at Zachys’ recent sale.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

HK and Macau bartenders face off

The final of the 2015 Hong Kong & Macau World Class competition will take place next week, when eight of the region’s best bartenders will battle it out to reach the world finals.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia bidders still wooed by Burgundy

Christie’s last sale of fine and rare wines saw 2005 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti sell well above its high estimate as demand for mature Burgundy continues.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bourgogne wines ‘naturally at home’ in Hong Kong

The Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne presented a plethora of newly released wine for the Hong Kong market at the “One Day for Bourgogne Wines” tasting this week.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy takes the lead in Acker auction

On the cusp of its 200th anniversary, Comte Liger-Belair sets new world records at Acker Merrall & Condit’s HK auction last weekend.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot offers glimpse of 2006 La Grande Dame

Veuve’s Clicquot’s winemaker, Pierre Casenave, has hailed its 2006 La Grande Dame a “more balanced and elegant” version than the 2004 vintage.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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