Bordeaux 2015: an eastern assessment

In between tasting the 2015s, Nicholas Pegna – Asia Director – considers how the Asian markets will approach the new vintage from Bordeaux. Whilst reflecting on the prospects for Bordeaux 2015, I have been thinking about how Bordeaux as a brand is faring, especially from an Asian perspective. The recent years since the great pair […]

Bordeaux 2014: A game-changer

Nicholas Pegna – Director of our South-East Asia office – discusses how the game has changed when it comes to Bordeaux en primeur; with 2014 providing a crossroads for both the system and the region. In the last 15 years of tasting Bordeaux en primeur, I have seen a great deal of change. In the early […]

Hong Kong Abolishes Wine Tax

At last, what all wine lovers in Hong Kong have been waiting for! We wholeheartedly welcome the Financial Secretary’s recommendation to remove wine tax. With continuing growth in fine wine sales in China, Hong Kong is uniquely positioned to capture a growing share of the international market and people will now choose to store and […]