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Sunday 23 November 2014

Asia

Pernod’s Korean arm to strike after layoffs

The labour union of Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm is to go on strike to protest the layoff of 30 employees on what claims are “insufficient grounds”.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian media

Antipodean Pinot Noir, southern French heavyweights and the delights of Hong Kong’s newest addition to the cocktail scene feature in this week’s round-up.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Potel: ‘beautiful future’ for Burgundy in Asia

Burgundian producer Nicolas Potel has said that the region has a real future in Asia but that it must also realise there may be limitations to its ambitions.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

AWSEC announces winners of 20th anniversary night

The Asia Wine Service & Education Centre has announced the winners from its 20th anniversary dinner held last month in Hong Kong.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

No World Cup bonanza for HK bars

Bars in Hong Kong are unlikely to see a financial boost during the World Cup because of the extreme time differences between South America and Asia.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 martini bars in Hong Kong

Locating a good bar in Hong Kong isn’t too difficult, but finding that perfect martini is a different challenge. We take a look at some of the best martini bars in town.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

The Macallan celebrates midsummer in HK

Scotch whisky The Macallan is to pay tribute to composer Felix Mendelssohn and playwright William Shakespeare in Hong Kong with the next instalment of its “Bravo!” series.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Vietnamese and Philippine troops share beer on disputed island

Troops from the Vietnamese and Philippine navies shared beer and food and played football on an island in the South China Sea claimed by China.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo releases visitor data

Last month’s Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong saw a 6.3% increase in visitors, with a particular uplift in attendance from south-east Asia.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

HK’s first brew pub leads pursuit of craft

Que Vinh Dang, the founder of Hong Kong’s first brew pub, Tipping Point, has said he wants to use the venue to promote the city’s emerging craft beer culture.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

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