Hong Kong’s biggest wine retailer Watson’s Wine has become the official importer and distributor of the “disruptive” Chablis brand Grand Calcaire for the Hong Kong and Macau market as Burgundy continues to reign supreme in the city.
Chinese wines achieved record-breaking results by sweeping 133 medals in one of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits competitions, proving the quality of Chinese wines is gaining recognition on the world stage.
ProWein 2022 in Dusseldorf, the biggest wine trade fair in Europe, was successfully hosted on 15-17 May, the first comeback after a two-year hiatus but its 38% drop in visitor number raised doubts among the wine industry towards its future editions.
DBR Lafite’s two prestigious Chinese wines, Long Dai and Hu Yue from its Shandong-based Domaine de Long Dai, will be distributed in Hong Kong and Macau and selected Asian markets through Omtis Fine Wines, the two companies have announced.
Greater China’s leading wine importer, Links Concept, has been appointed as the official distributor and exclusive on-trade distributor of Italy’s pioneering winery in Fiuli, Jermann, in Hong Kong starting from May 2022.
While there is no signs of reopening in Hong Kong’s bar scene, the following good news may cheer up the bar community – Coa from Hong Kong has won the no.1 spot of Asia’s 50 Best Bar for the second time in a row.
English sparkling wine producer, Rathfinny Wine Estate, which has taken over the world’s greatest restaurants, is now partnering with Hong Kong-based importer Fine Vintage to conquer the Asia wine hub.