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Saturday 30 August 2014

Asia

China hotel chain drops Penfolds

InterContinental Hotels in China has dropped Australian brand Penfolds from its wine lists over fears of being embroiled in a trademark battle.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Deadly fake gin still on sale in Indonesia

The family of a British backpacker who died after drinking gin laced with methanol has launched a campaign to warn others of the dangers.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest beer brands

In the latest instalment of our global drinks brands report, compiled in partnership with Euromonitor International, we reveal the world’s top 10 biggest beer brands.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Japanese whisky auction set for HK

Bonhams Hong Kong is set to host what it claims will be Asia’s largest auction of Japanese whisky this month featuring over 200 rare and collectible lots.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s worst wine disasters

Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

US brewer takes craft beer to Vietnam

A US brewer is making the move to Vietnam to set up a new craft brewery in Ho Chi Minh City.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Burgundy bars in HK & SG

Focusing on the vibrant cities of Singapore and Hong Kong, we hone in on 10 prime venues where aficionados of Burgundy are spoilt for choice.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Sixth Bulk Wine fair ‘most ambitious’ yet

The sixth World Bulk Wine Exhibition will take place in Amsterdam later this year giving bulk wine sellers the chance to present their wines to industry buyers.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo net sales drop by £1.1 billion

Diageo has blamed a net sales loss of £1.1 billion in 2014 on weak emerging markets and a continued slowdown in China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Disabled winemakers tend Japanese winery

The Wine Explorers sit down with Ikegami Chieko and Machiko Ochi – two women at the helm of a “beautiful project” introducing disabled students to winemaking.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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