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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Asia

Canned cocktails gain popularity in Japan

Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Japan: the land of the rising sun

The Wine Explorers touch down in Japan: a land full of traditions, contrasts and wines made from the native Koshu grape.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Snapshots from Asia

A collection of recent launches, art exhibitions and dinners as well as fast cars and political protest in Hong Kong that have caught db‘s eye in recent weeks.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Millions of Chinese government money spent on vineyards

Millions of pounds worth of Chinese government funds was apparently funnelled into French vineyards according to the country’s audit office.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Upcoming Spink sale highlights in pictures

Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Storage with style

Fine wine storage in Hong Kong is becoming increasingly sophisticated, in keeping with the need for provenance at auction.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian press

An underrated vintage from a first growth, a “value for money” New Zealand Pinot Gris, Coconut Mojitos and the best juices with which to detox.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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