Johnnie Walker launches CNY Blue Label range
Capitalizing on the upcoming Chinese New Year, Johnnie Walker has unveiled its collectors’ Blue Label range which commemorates the Year of the Rooster.
Lafite’s premium weakens further
Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.
From Mr Wu’s famous Hot Sauce to the verdant peace of the New Territories, the entrepreneurial, restless spirit of Hong Kong has been encapsulated in a series of cocktails created by the InterContinental Hotel.
In the magazine
In the run up to the André Simon Awards later this month, we present the first in a series of extracts from the books shortlisted in the ‘drinks’ category.
Burgundian vintner Etienne de Montille is planning to build a winery in southern Hokkaido in Japan to produce cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Three original members of the Brummie reggae hit-making band UB40 have launched a Red Red Wine.
The dbHK team have rounded up some of the most popular food and drink pairings around the world in celebration of the upcoming Year of the Rooster.
Starbucks is ending its experimental Starbucks Evenings programme – which had offered a menu of beer and wine – at over 400 US outlets.
Uzbekistan has raised excise duties for domestically produced alcoholic beverages, but will maintain excise duties for imported products.
the drinks business
Wines from France’s Jura region are starting to make a splash, and are reaching record prices at iDealwine auctions. What has caused this uptick in interest and can this rise in popularity be sustained in the long run?
Philip Staveley of Amphora Portfolio Management explains how diversification of one’s fine wine portfolio can help to maintain a measure of control over risk exposure.
The Liv-ex fine wine 100 and 1000 indices ended 2016 with further positive gains and broke new records.
In what may be a surprise to many in the trade, sales of German wine in 2016 have been “incredible”, according to fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks.