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    WSET advances eastwards

    What a humbling gathering of expertise was in evidence at London's beautiful medieval Guildhall last night at the annual Wine & Spirit Education…

    21 Jan 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Chinese tasters score a perfect 100

    Beware Oxbridge, Ivy League and Grandes Écoles! Two crack tasting teams from Asia have just been selected to compete against their peers chosen from…

    21 Mar 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Scenes from Asia

    Nick and I are somewhere very definitely off our usual beaten track  See below and see if you can work out where.   

    30 Aug 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Bordeaux, Asia quantified

    I am generally loth to publicise individual companies' trumpeting of their results, but the following end-of-year report from the leading member of…

    3 Jan 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Japan's Nouveau craze wanes

    Cher Lim writes:It's late November and time for Beaujolais Nouveau 2010. So far in Asia it is still mainly the Japanese who have taken a serious…

    30 Nov 2010 Guest contributor
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    Investment scams (in Chinese)

    谨防葡萄酒投资 作者:林之樱 , Cher Lim 日期 自从互联网泡沫在2000年破灭后,“泡沫”这词儿已经和麻烦扯上关系。近十年,我们常挂在嘴边的麻烦泡沫包括来自房地产,金融,还有正在酝酿的另类投资 -…

    23 Aug 2010 Guest contributor
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    Investment scams follow wine east

    Cher Lim writes:In the good old days, the word 'bubble' was associated with champagne, celebration, happiness, playfulness - never anything to do with…

    10 Aug 2010 Guest contributor
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    Asia - the last continent

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.When I started out writing about wine in the 1970s I was told firmly that…

    15 May 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Hong Kong – an introduction

    On 27 Feb this year, duty rates on all alcohol except spirits were abolished in Hong Kong in a move intended to establish the city as a fine wine hub…

    11 Nov 2008 Richard Hemming MW
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    London's most successful restaurants

    This article was originally published in Business Life.Hakkasan serves contemporary Chinese food in a basement off a cul-de-sac in a rather…

    18 Aug 2008 Nick Lander
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    Hong Kong highlights

    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…

    9 Jun 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    The other Vinexpo - a'buzzing

    You may wonder why there have been so few releases of the 2007 bordeaux this week (only Evangile, a cool £850 a dozen at J&B)– or if you operate in or…

    29 May 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Acker's fighting response to the news from HK

    Just arrived in my in box. Note the sting in the tail. "As America's oldest wine store and its largest auction house for four out of the last five…

    27 Feb 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Hong Kong wine duty slashed to zero

    Really, you shouldn’t have…   No sooner had I stepped off the plane here in Hong Kong than I got several messages telling me that the Hong Kong…

    27 Feb 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Exciting new Japanese grape varieties

    Attentive visitors to this site may remember Denis Gastin, contributor on Asian wine to The Oxford Companion to Wine, who contributed some…

    23 Mar 2005 Jancis Robinson