Consumption of wine in France continues to decline. From its peak at well over 100 litres per capita several generations ago, consumption now stands at less than half of that amount.
About 25 years ago, fine dining in Hong Kong offered only a handful of options: Plume at the Regent Hotel, The Grill Room at the Hilton, Gaddi's at The Peninsula or Margaux at the Kowloon...
The success of the wine business is dependent on a range of support services.
When the New York wine merchant William Sokolin was asked for his definition of a good wine, he replied: 'It should start and end with a smile.'
Deep tunnels used to move excavated materials out of the West Island Line construction site could be kept and converted for other purposes like wine cellars, a veteran geotechnical engineer says...
What did you do after graduating from Massachusetts Institute of Technology? 'My first job was on a harvest in Bordeaux [France]. It was hard labour.
Space has always been a major issue in Hong Kong. Most flats in the city are tiny, and only those with deep pockets can afford homes that have large storage facilities.
The abolition of the wine tax last March put a smile on the face of every wine lover in the city. Moderately priced wine is much more affordable and wine enthusiasts are taking advantage of the...
Initiative for storage would be world-first
Hong Kong is exploring the possibility of becoming the world's first city to establish a standard for wine storage facilities as part of...
Paul Chan has tasted success by investing in wine
Hopes remain high for Hong Kong to become a regional hub but insiders say the city still lacks necessary infrastructure
Speculators take a gamble while the wines mellow
Recent years have seen a huge growth of interest in investment in fine wine among high-net-worth individuals.