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Thursday 19 January 2017 loc: GB

Asia

Top Burgundy headlines at Acker’s Asia sale

Acker, Merrall & Condit’s final Asia auction will feature its “largest collection of Burgundy during 2015” consisting of over 400 lots.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Malaysia to raise legal drinking age to 21

The Malaysian government has signalled its intention to raise the country’s legal drinking age from 18 to 21 as part of a strategy to curb underage drinking.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

New Hong Kong auctioneer under fire

A new auction house in Hong Kong has come under scrutiny after the provenance of certain wines at its inaugural sale were called into question.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

ASC Fine Wines co-founder steps down

ASC Fine Wines has announced that Don St Pierre will resign from ASC and parent company, Suntory Wines at the end of the month.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

‘Great potential’ for Australian bulk wine in China

Winegrapes Australia is stepping up its focus on Asia, where its winemaker believes there is “more enthusiasm” for its wines and opportunities to achieve greater success in the short term.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Hakkasan announces expansion

The Hakkasan restaurant group has announced it is to open five new venues in Asia-Pacific and the US.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Jessen joins HK Burgundy specialist

Michael Jessen, formerly of Wally’s Auctions, has joined Hong Kong-based Burgundy specialist, Pearl of Burgundy.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Hugel: Asia ‘the best market’

Etienne Hugel is ‘bouyant’ about Asia since Japan has jumped ahead of the UK in terms of volume exports and China’s sales have increased by 45% year on year.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Martell keeps premium focus on China

Martell Cognac is pinning its hopes on recruiting new high-end consumers in China, despite the country’s crash in Cognac consumption in recent years.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 No Comments »

New company to open Japan’s ‘first’ gin distillery

The newly founded Number One Drinks Company is set to open what it claims is Japan’s first distillery dedicated to producing artisan gin.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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