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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Asia

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 »

Top picks from Mouton auction

The best collections and vintages to choose from at Sotheby’s upcoming Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

China austerity drive to impact until 2017

China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian buyers push up vineyard prices

Wealthy Asians are broadening their search for wine estates, driving major price hikes in regions such as Sonoma, Hawke’s Bay and Barossa Valley.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

The year may be drawing to a close but tastings abound in Hong Kong and beyond.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

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