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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Wine

Hong Kong week in pictures

Dancing snow leopards, premium saké by Japanese footballers and moon cakes – the season is just getting started for the Hong Kong drinks industry.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Revered consultant Jacques Boissenot dies

Jacques Boissenot, one of the world’s most influential wine consultants, has died aged 75.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Rauner slammed for $100K wine club membership

A republican gubernatorial candidate has come under fire after admitting he is a member of a wine club which costs $US100,000 (£60,000) to join.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Wine war erupts in Italy

A “wine war” has kicked off in Italy after winemakers were warned too many vineyards could be damaging to the environment.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

French are clueless about wine

Seven out of 10 French people don’t know their Chablis from their Champagne, according to a recent survey.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 6 Comments »

Grand Hyatt Champagne bar to reopen

The Champagne Bar at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is set to reopen this September with the aim of being the “go to” venue for the city’s fizz lovers.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

AWC has plans for Philippines

Jean Philippe Guillot, the Antique Wine Company’s new Asia sales director, on the company’s belief in the opportunities in the Philippines.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

AWC appoints new Asia sales director

The Antique Wine Company has appointed Jean-Philippe Guillot as its new Hong Kong-based Asia sales director as it expands its Asian operations.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Market jumps on Montrose 2010

The fine wine market jumped on Montrose 2010 at the end of last week when Robert Parker elevated from 99 to 100-points – don’t expect the same for the 2013s.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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