Now 32, Howard Kwok received a chateau in Bordeaux at the age of 25 as a gift from his Hong Kong-based billionaire father.

Spain, Bordeaux, Tasmania: young Chinese winery owners bring global vision, business savvy

  • A Hongkonger was gifted a Bordeaux chateau at 25, a Peking University MBA graduate bought Tasmanian wineries with his cousin when they were 24 and 22
  • Young Chinese winery owners have injected not just capital, but new thinking into their operations
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Now 32, Howard Kwok received a chateau in Bordeaux at the age of 25 as a gift from his Hong Kong-based billionaire father.
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The three-day wine auction at Sotheby’s is projected to bring HK$147-206 million (US$19-26 million), offering 2,704 lots (16,889 bottles) from a single collector. Photo: Sotheby’s

Mystery owner auctions nearly 17,000 bottles of wine for US$29.8 million in Hong Kong

  • The sale featured more than 275 lots of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti spanning more than five decades
  • The collector is described as a fifth-generation property developer
Topic |   Wine and Spirits

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The three-day wine auction at Sotheby’s is projected to bring HK$147-206 million (US$19-26 million), offering 2,704 lots (16,889 bottles) from a single collector. Photo: Sotheby’s
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