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Thursday 28 August 2014

Asia

Top Asian wine and spirits trade fairs

From Tokyo to Shanghai, Hong Kong to Singapore, Asia plays host to some of the world’s biggest wine and spirits trade fairs.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Two sales kick off Sotheby’s HK auctions

Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog opens first Asian bar in Tokyo

Scottish craft brewery BrewDog is opening its first bar in Asia in a move described as a “ninja attack” on the Tokyo bar scene.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

US and Africa buoy Cognac exports

Global Cognac sales in 2013 have been described as “reassuringly high”, despite problems caused by a severe slowdown in China.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Margaux property sold to Chinese energy firm

One of the Thienpont brothers has sold his two Médoc properties, including one in Margaux, to a Chinese state-owned energy firm.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Singapore wine bars

Not so long ago finding a good quality wine bar in Singapore might have been a hard task, but not anymore.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 4 Comments »

Champagne keeps French exports afloat

While French wine exports decreased both in volume and value last year, Champagne value sales were up by 1.3%.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Parker to kick off world tour in Beijing

With The Wine Advocate now under Asian ownership, Robert Parker will kick off his “Grand World Tour” in Beijing on 26 February.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

First whisky fair planned for HK

Hong Kong is to have its inaugural malt whisky fair later this year in a show that will include masterclasses from leading distilleries.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

2011 ‘most challenging on recent record’ in Burgundy

Adam Brett-Smith of Corney & Barrow has described the 2011 vintage in Burgundy as “the most challenging year on recent record”.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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