Hong Kong has long been on the cutting edge of pricey wine auctions and lofty vino ambitions, while China as a whole has lagged behind. This month South China Morning Post’s Post Magazine featured Chateau Margaux’s Thibault Pontallier in a question-a...Read more »
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He's got the best nose in the Hong Kong wine business. Lu Yang, corporate wine director for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, won the 2014 Best Sommelier China competition. Lu bested more than 100 other competitors to earn his title and the chance to com...Read more »
To sip or to SIPNOT, that is the question Australian Pinot patriots Stonier are hosting their Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting (SIPNOT) today in Hong Kong. The tasting, part of a veritable world tour of Pinot tastings, will feature an impressi...Read more »
This past Friday South China Morning Post reporter Robin Lynam took her readers inside the kitchens of some of Hong Kong’s best restaurants. Her mission? To investigate the trend in which chefs are refusing to use “cooking” wine for their recipes, defe...Read more »
There's a new crop of wines popping up in the southern reaches of the African continent. This past week, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post covered the emergence of “fusion winemaking” in South Africa, a term Wines of South Africa CEO Siobh...Read more »
The year 2014 was a good one for wine auctions in the United States. According to several industry news sources including Shanken News Daily, total live wine auction sales hit $156.5 million, marking a 32 percent increase over the previous year. Chica...Read more »
There's always a first time for everything. This week Decanter announced India took home it's first best-in-show international trophy at the 2014 Decanter Asia Wine Awards. The wine in question is Grover Zampa's Art Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2014, wa...Read more »
The Oregon wine business is booming, according to a recent report by Full Glass Research. Several news outlets published the results of the study this past week, including the Oregon-based newspaper The Astorian. The industry, according to the study, ...Read more »
Varietals Produced in Hong Kong View all
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
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I may be heading there for the first time ever.So much has been said about ... ... ... Choy - Chairman of Hong Kong Wine Institute;Daniel Binet - Twice nominated for The Wine Society Young Winemaker of The Year and Hunter Valley Rising Star;Eddie McDougall - Winemaker, part of a select 30 to attend the Australian Wine Research Institutes worl... Read More
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we ... we ... that of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. The consumption of alcoholic drinks amounted to euro2.7 Billion, and the amount of wine consumption is over euro 84 Million. The wines market is highly opened in Guangdong and the threshold for wines operation license is low, which contribute... Read More
Auction Napa Valley is history and bidding was up this year with the overall ... $200,000 bid fby M.K. Koo of Hong Kong for a 6-liter bottle of Screaming Eagle. He said it was the right size to carry home.So, if money was no object, what would your dream lot b Read More
"Acker Merrall & Condit’s Lucky 8th Sale in Hong Kong realizesHK$57.6 million (US$7.4 million)A Superlot of “4 Centuries of Château Lafite, 1799-2003” achieves HK$2.56 million/US$330,000, a new World Record for a single lot of Château Lafite Rothschild at any wine auction in history" : Quoted from John Kapon of Acker Merrall & Condit’sMajor prop... Read More
Hi Everyone, My name is Stephanie and I'm the Client Services Manager of the ... winery ever established in Hong Kong. I will be updating you all regarding upcoming events and happenings at the winery. Look forward to our open house party when our Australian harvest arrives this year! What better way to introduce oursevles than with this CNN... Read More
A snoother from Hong Kong take this chance to wish all snoothers here happy and fruitful new year. Enjoy more good wines and happy drinking! Read More
From aujourd'hui La ... popularity of wine in Hong Kong. This festival was in collaboration with La Fête du Vin in Bordeaux. No wonder wine is getting more and more fans, this part of the world don't add any taxes to the wine price. Makes me want to visit HK as often as possible. You?La popularité du vin à Hong Kong ne cesse de croître et en vo... Read More
Busy time for wine lovers and wine industry participants while Lots of Wine ... ... October and November in Hong Kong.The noticeable one will be the the the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2009 from 4-6 Nov. And also numerous tasting events and seminar will be held during the show period.Follows are some events that seems interest... Read More
Have you ever felt out of the loop with whats going on in Hong Kongs wine scene?Have you ever felt disappointed with a restaurants wine suggestion just cause you didnt know how to choose one in the first place?Have you ever had a hard time describing a fine wine you had one time just cause you didnt know how?I have. I have experienced all the ab... Read More
There is Wine Auction in Hong Kong on 19 Sep 09 and some new records as follows :1. First 100% Sold Wine Auction in Hong Kong realizing nearly HK$50 Million (US$ 6.4 Million) 2. A Superlot of Twelve Cases of 1990-2001 DRC Assortments achieves HK$2.54 million (US$325,769)3. World Auction Record for a single bottle case of DRC La Tache 1990 at HK$... Read More
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