The Asian market is developing a thirst for Californian cult wine Screaming Eagle in addition to top Bordeaux and Burgundy.
The craft beer trend has been wholeheartedly embraced by Hong Kong, where pubs, bars and restaurants have improved the variety and quality of craft beers on offer.
The Asian media this week featured wines described as “bloody good”, “rich and dark”, “refreshing, ripe and juicy” and “elegant and classy”.
US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has lined up a host of current auction favourites for its upcoming Hong Kong sale, including the first full case of Screaming Eagle 1992 to be offered since 2008.
Christie’s first autumn sale in Hong Kong got off to a strong start with Burgundy and Pétrus being both the star attractions and biggest sellers.
The Macallan introduced a new flagship decanter in Hong Kong called The Macallan M on 30 May.
New figures released by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) show the number of students for the academic year 2012/13 are at an all-time high.
This week’s round-up of wines featured in Asian media reveals an “astoundingly well-made” red, a rosé described as “a refreshing summer tipple” and “a full bodied white with lots of richness.”
Hong Kong’s Slurp Asia is trading profitably despite the troubles faced by its UK namesake, which went into administration last month.
Fine dining in the Far East has improved dramatically in recent years and with innovation rife this is really just the tip of the iceberg.
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