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China’s wine imports forecast to grow 25% in 2016

China’s wine imports in 2016 are expected to see an increase of 25% over previous year, which would make it the highest in the past five years, signalling a strong rebound since 2012.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

China ‘a big question mark’ for Gaja

Despite Asia now accounting for 30% of its exports, Gaja, one of Italy’s most well-known wineries, still finds the Chinese market something of a puzzle, admitted Gaia Gaja.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Japan’s white wine production outnumbers reds

Japan made more white wines using domestically grown Koshu grape than reds in the fiscal year 2015, according to a survey conducted by the National Tax Agency.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Tanqueray releases new expression in Singapore

Named after the Rangpur lime which grows abundantly in India, the Tanqueray Rangpur gin has launched in Singapore in response to a growing demand for premium gins in the island state.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Rumours of Dynasty Fine Wines’ delisting swirl

China’s Dynasty Fine Wines may face being delisted from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) if it fails to raise money to finance its daily operations, it has been claimed.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Domestic beers in China face headwinds while imported beers soar

Imported beers are expected to reap frothier profits in China in the coming years while domestic beers have suffered 25 straight months of decline since July 2014, according to a new report.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Japan celebrates Beaujolais Nouveau with ‘hot spring’

In what is fast becoming an annual tradition, Japanese once again celebrated the release of Beaujolais Nouveau by swimming in a hot springs mixed with the fruity Gamay wine.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

HK masterclass takes a look at BC wines

The ‘British Columbia Wine Masterclass’ organised by the drinks business Hong Kong in collaboration with the British Columbia Wine Institute concluded on a high note, attracting more than 40 members of the trade.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Ninth HKTDC fair welcomes wine world to Hong Kong

The ninth Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair ended last week after a successful three days but visitor numbers did not appear to rise on last year.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Taking the Japanese approach

It is always fascinating to see the contrasting reception each Asian market gives to the concept of fine wine investment.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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