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Saturday 6 February 2016

Asia

Hugel: Asia ‘the best market’

Etienne Hugel is ‘bouyant’ about Asia since Japan has jumped ahead of the UK in terms of volume exports and China’s sales have increased by 45% year on year.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Martell keeps premium focus on China

Martell Cognac is pinning its hopes on recruiting new high-end consumers in China, despite the country’s crash in Cognac consumption in recent years.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 No Comments »

New company to open Japan’s ‘first’ gin distillery

The newly founded Number One Drinks Company is set to open what it claims is Japan’s first distillery dedicated to producing artisan gin.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Britain signs £100m barley deal with China

Britain has signed a £100 million deal with China to export around 750,000 tonnes of the grain to the country over the next five years, the UK’s Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

In pictures: Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Fair

From street art and oysters to Burgundy and beer-flavoured ice cream, we round up some of the highlights from this year’s Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

HK extends customs clearance to China

Hong Kong’s growing importance as a hub of the Asian drinks trade has been given a further boost, with customs clearance granted to wines imported into further regions in China.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Asia to launch Edgerton to ‘next level’

Edgerton Gin is seeking to crack the Asian market with a new distribution deal in Singapore and a surge in interest from other markets following a successful HKTDC fair.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Meiburg: Taiwan ‘not just a little China’

Taiwan is rapidly emerging as an interesting prospect for wine producers believes Debra Meiburg MW, who has described it as a “unique, robust and eager market”.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

First Michelin star for Wan Chai joint

French restaurant Serge et le phoque in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong has been awarded a Michelin star. more…

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Chan: Austerity has given rise to ‘real consumers’ in China

China’s austerity drive has been positive for Chinese winemakers, allowing for the “birth of the real consumer”, believes the CEO of one of the country’s biggest producers.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

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