Raymond Bera, of distribution company Omtis, says that some of his customers know more about wine than he does. Photo: Dickson Lee

Fine wine merchant may not sell you all the cases you want

Even at the age of 71, Omtis managing director and fine wine distributor Raymond Bera remembers vividly the day he arrived in Hong Kong.

It was November 5, 1971, and with his new bride in tow, the Swiss national landed at Kai Tak airport to help run the family business.