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Friday 30 January 2015

Asia

Barry Burton prize winner announced

Charles Cheng has been named as the first winner of the Barry Burton Memorial Prize by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Hong Kong.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese whiskies see ‘fantastic’ results

Auction house Zachys has reported “fantastic” results for Japanese whiskies at its most recent sale in Hong Kong.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

China: Xinjiang, Ningxia & Shanxi

Today, more than ever, the wine world has its eyes fixed on China.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Guards drank wine ‘infused with body parts’

A survivor of an infamous Cambodian prison has claimed its guards routinely drank wine infused with the organs of murdered prisoners.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

SAB Miller reports Chinese drop

SAB Miller is the latest drinks company to report a slump in China, as the downturn starts affecting beer rather than just spirits.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Australian exports to Asia up in 2014

Australian wine exports to Asia rose 8% by volume in 2014 and despite the slowdown in China, bottled exports are recovering to pre-austerity levels.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys prepares for new year in Asia

Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

The world’s most futuristic bars

While some bar owners are retreating into the past opening 1920s-style speakeasies, others are pushing into the future dreaming up bars that embrace cutting-edge technology.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Champagne’ perfume deemed offensive

A Victoria’s Secret perfume called “Strawberries and Champagne” has been removed from shelves after Qatari authorities deemed it offensive.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Vicky Lau named Asia’s best female chef

Vicky Lau, owner and chef at Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong, has been named “Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female Chef 2015”.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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