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9 Jun 2008 by JR
Although some of the Bordelais returnees from it have managed to find the strength to release their 2007s, Hong Kong’s Vinexpo seems to have left everyone pretty drained – not least John Kapon of New York auctioneers Acker Merrall and his expenses budget. I was not at this, the first big wine event since Hong Kong abandoned wine duty , but those who were there tell me that his pre-sale entertaining of potential bidders reached mythic proportions. Someone invited to one of his many dinners, held over the two weeks prior to the first wine auction to be held in Asia by a major American auctioneer, reports that...

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