Category Archives: Hong Kong

VINEXPO Cancels Debut Wine Fair in Beijing

The Drinks Business have reported that VINEXPO have had to cancel their debut wine fair in Beijing. VINEXPO had planned to expand its presence in Asia in 2014. Three events were planned in Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. VINEXPO has … Continue reading

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Chateau La Fleur Morange in Hong Kong with Great Wines of Bordeaux and James Suckling

Last week 45 chateaux attended the Great Wines of Bordeaux event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. Organised by wine critic James Suckling and the Hong Kong Tatler this is one of the ‘must see’ wine events for … Continue reading

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Champagne Louis Roederer Sells Off Bordeaux Chateau to Hong Kong based King Power Group

Last year I wrote about the Bordeaux chateaux owned by Louis Roederer in Champagne Roederer’s Bordeaux Estates. This year Roederer have sold off two of their chateaux, the most recent being the sale of Chateau Bernadotte to the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Could India Become the New Hong Kong For Wine?

The Telegraph has news of an interesting development concerning the new FTA (trade deal) between the EU and India which could lead to India finally being opened up to the wine investment market, with a consequent leap in demand. Written … Continue reading

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China’s Wine Funds

Reuters is reporting that China’s booming economy is launching a new crop of sophisticated wine investors. The Chinese now not only relish top Bordeaux, they’ve started buying into wine funds that showcase top French Vintages. The Chairman of Crown Worldwide … Continue reading

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Mathilde de La Fleur Morange Wins Bronze at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong IWS Competition

The Mathilde 2006, (Second Wine of Chateau La Fleur Morange) has won a Bronze Medal at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition. The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong IWSC is considered to be the largest pan-Asian wine … Continue reading

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Chateau Lafite Sets New Auction Record in Hong Kong

The Chateau Lafite Rothschild has set a new auction record with 3 bottles of Château Lafite-Rothschild 1869 wine were sold for $232,692 (£144,826) each at Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction – making them the world’s most expensive wine sold at an … Continue reading

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Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2010

I am off to Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair this week – now the largest event of its kind in Asia – and am really looking forward to it. Hong Kong is rapidly maturing as Asia’s wine trading … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: The Boom in Wine Auctions

After the Hong Kong government announced that tax on wine had been abolished back in 2008 Hong Kong has seen its wine trade boom. It has surpassed London to be one of the biggest auction markets and is expected to … Continue reading

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Vinexpo Asia Pacific Hong Kong Day 2 and the Races

The humidity is starting to get to me coupled with all the dashing about! It seems that all the negotiants in Bordeaux are here and I have noticed that there are a lot of petit chateaux being represented – quite … Continue reading

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