Wine Auction

Tang wine auction clouded by doubts over authenticity

Henry Tang's wine collected HK$48 million at auction. Photo: May Tse

A detailed counterfeit wine allegation has been circulating on online forum Wine Berserkers, but former chief secretary Henry Tang said he "has no reason to doubt their authenticity".

Tuesday, 19 March, 2013, 10:25am 1 comment

Henry Tang’s wine auction fetches HK$48m total

Simon Tam, head of wine for China at Christie''s, conducts the auction of Henry Tang's 810-lot collection on Saturday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Former chief secretary Henry Tang sold off part of his rare wine collection for more than HK$48 million, auction house Christie’s said on Sunday, after a scandal over a wine cellar at his home was partly blamed for his loss last year’s chief executive race.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Sold for HK$1m - Henry Tang cashes in on rare wines

Under the hammer - Henry Tang's rare six magnums of Romanée-Conti are snapped up by a wealthy buyer last night. Photo: May Tse

Former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen's top lot of wine, said to be among the rarest in the world, sold at auction last night for HK$1 million. Christie's auction house estimated the total sale of 811 lots, which started yesterday and continues today, would raise more than HK$29 million.

16 Mar 2013 - 5:12am 3 comments