Hong Kong ditching Bordeaux for Burgundy?

on 31/10/10 at 2:31 pm


Hong Kong has long been a red Bordeaux town. Restaurant lists and catalogs from recent auctions have been dominated by wines from the region, home to famous labels such as Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Petrus.

But interest is finally broadening beyond Bordeaux, albeit slowly, and no other kind of wine is catching on faster than the softer, more mellow red wines of Burgundy. (Though top wines from Italy and Napa Valley are also making progress.) Wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd said it expects the highest growth in wine sales in Asia to come from Burgundy wines over the next three years.

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