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    IAN MACMILLAN NAMED GUEST INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS JUDGE

    The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC), the first and most authentic wine and spirit competition in Asia, names Ian MacMillan as Guest International Spirits Judge for 2013.

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    MACAU : THE VEGAS OF ASIA

    A tiny former Portuguese enclave, Macau is only  35 miles away from Hong Kong  across the Pearl River Delta and an hour away by hydrofoil.

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    The 5th Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition opens for entries and announces Vanya Cullen as International Judge

    The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC), now celebrating its 5 th  year, is the largest wine and spirits competition of its kind in Asia. 

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    HKIWSC 2013 OPEN FOR ENTRIES!

    Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition celebrates its fifth anniversary and announces new International Judge, Vanya Cullen

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    HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS FAIR PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON ASIA

    And one of the central highlights at the three-day event was the Fourth Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC) Awards presentation ceremony, which recognised some of the best contributors to the region's burgeoning alcoholic drinks market with  medals awarded in a

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    See Hong Kong Tatler's video at this year's judging at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition

    Hong Kong Tatler interviews Debra Meiburg MW and Karen MacNeil at this year’s Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition

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    CHÂTEAU MERCIAN SCOOPS FOUR TROPHIES AT THE 2012 CATHAY PACIFIC HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION

    The producer’s Château Mercian Sparkling Katsunuma no Awa 2011 was awarded three food and wine matching trophies including Best Wine with Sashimi, Best Wine with Tempura shrimp and Best Wine with Yakitori grilled chicken. 

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    The Chinese wine market: foreign and domestic

    China  is home to the largest wine market in the world and is experiencing the most rapid increase in volume and percentage terms, according to International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR).

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    Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition announces Swire Hotels as latest partner

    HONG KONG, 30 August 2012 - Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is delighted to announce that Swire Hotels will be the competition’s 2012 official hotel partner. 

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    Imported wines to make up half of Chinese market, expert says

    That is because domestic wines are facing increasing opposition from European and South American producers, the China Daily reports. Imported wines account for around a quarter of all wines on the Chinese market, with those shipped from France, Spain, Chile, Australia and Italy making up 82

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