Long Awaited Youtube “Apwasi Channel” Has Arrived!
10 and counting. That is the number we have initially set up on Youtube under the title" APWASI CHANNEL". Like wine, videos take time and the initial set, long awaited and highly demanded by colleagues, students and fellow professionals has finally arrived. We have new videos scheduled to be added to our channel every week. [...]
Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of the Term “Master”
Prestigious Wine Organization Drops use of the term “Master”. The New York times June 22, 2020 reported the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, will drop the name “Master”. It was stated that Ashtin Berry who is a hospitality industry advocate said,” The industry is classist and centered on white people and their palates. That information [...]
Prowine China 2020
Prowine China, considered to be the benchmark for wine trading in China is scheduled to take place in November 2020. Before this major wine event, the tour organizers have embarked on a gigantic promotion covering 40 cities in China to encourage, empower and enthuse the wine industry in China during these challenging times.
Methuselah Bottle Sold for $272,100 USD
Two weeks ago in Hong Kong, a bottle of DRC Romanee-Conti 1999 vintage was sold for over $272,100 USD. It was a 6 litre Methuselah bottle. The auction was held at the Sotheby’s office in Hong Kong and the auction was comprised of two single owner collections. The final sales brought in $23 million USD [...]
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