Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.
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.
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.
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.
The Burgundy-dominated collection of wine importer, Martine Saunier, drove Acker Merrall & Condit to one of its “strongest sales in recent memory”.
Debra Meiburg MW has announced a “bumper” line-up for the inaugural WineSPIT conference in Hong Kong this spring.
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.
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.
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.
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