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Monday 5 December 2016 loc: GB

Asia

Migrant workers duped by ‘wine factory’ promise

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has shut down an agency that illegally hired over 100 people to work at a “wine factory” in Japan.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine Australia celebrates Korea and China links

Wine Australia celebrated the free trade agreement with South Korea in Seoul last week and is preparing for a visit of Chinese trade on a “hands on” tasting trip this weekend.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Macau Wine & Dine toasts growth

The Macau Wine & Dine festival is the toasting the success of its 2015 edition, which saw over 20,000 people attend the five-day event.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Berry Bros bestsellers in Japan

Simon Staples, Berry Bros sales director for Asia reveals the firm’s bestsellers in Japan, discovering a wine market surprisingly close in sentiment to the UK.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Jailed ex-secret serviceman’s wine on sale

Ivory tusks, gold bars, 12th century Buddhist statues and fine wine, including a bottle of US$4,000 Pétrus, have gone on sale at a most unusual auction at a military base in Thailand.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory in beer battle against rival Asahi

Suntory is suing Japanese rival Asahi and calling for a court to suspend sales and production of its non-alcohol beer-flavoured drinks amid claims of trademark infringement.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Nine HK restaurants among Asia’s 50 best

A Thai restaurant has been named “The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia” at Asia’s 50 best restaurant awards in which nine Hong Kong restaurants were also listed.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

New deputy chairman for Madison Wines

Andrew Bigbee has joined Madison Wines in Hong Kong as deputy chairman and has declared he wants to “bring the fun back to wine”.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Pétrus and Champagne to lead Christie’s HK sale

A 57 bottle vertical of Pétrus and prestige Champagne cuvées from Salon, Krug, Gosset and Selosse will lead Christie’s next Hong Kong sale this month.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Cho Lee: Fake wine not just a Chinese problem

Jeannie Cho Lee MW has called the counterfeiting of fine wines a “global issue”, not just a Chinese one.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 3 Comments »

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