Top 10 Dubai duty free Champagnes
What better way to finish our focus on international duty free sales than with the top-selling Champagne’s at Dubai International Airport.
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Wine critic James Suckling has spoken of his belief in the potential of Thailand, a market he says has a bigger fine wine drinking population than China.
Wines of South Africa is taking its Asian operations “to the next level” by opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.
A bunch of young winemakers have again taken part in a raunchy calendar with the aim of presenting the wine industry as “sexy and modern.”
The chief executive of the UK Civil Service will step down from his role at SABMiller after health professionals claimed it represented an “inexplicable and troubling” conflict of interest.
The newly formed Britain’s Beer Alliance has launched with a £10 million campaign and TV advert to get people thinking differently about beer.
The Serious Fraud Office is to carry out a criminal investigation into the finances of UK supermarket Tesco.
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Instead of long-awaited cases of Château Lafite or Latour, investors in the failed, Paris-based, 1855.com, are being offered basic Bordeaux.
UK wine merchant Corney & Barrow’s recent rejection of a suspect case of 1947 Burgundy illustrates its on-going drive to shut out fakes and build consumer confidence in fine wine.
As Asian demand grows for top-end Italians, UK wine merchants are upbeat about Italy’s prospects.
Grahams’ rare old tawny Port release, the 130-year-old Ne Oublie has launched in Hong Kong, the first Asian market to receive the wine.