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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Hong Kong

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 »

Japanese whisky dominates Bonhams HK auction

Yamazaki 50 year old has set a new world record at HK$306,250, beating a previous sale of HK$257,250.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Nicolas Deneux

Nicolas Deneux, sommelier for On Dining Kitchen Hong Kong, speaks to db about forging new trends and his dislike of the word “mineral”.

Friday, May 29th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Magic of France’ comes to Acker auction

Auction house Acker Merrall & Condit hopes that lots of rare Bordeaux and Burgundy from two private cellar collections will enchant bidders at its HK sale in May.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Mövenpick appoints vice president of sales in Asia

Holger Jakobs has joined Mövenpick as its vice president of sales and marketing, driving strategy across the group’s Asia portfolio of hotels and resorts.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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