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Friday 31 July 2015

Asia

Zachys Asia: May auction ‘upping the ante’

Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunk passenger causes panic on Malaysia Airlines flight

Malaysian Airlines plane had to turn back after drunken man caused disruption on-board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

South African wine booming in China

Sales of South African wine are booming in China, having grown 63% last year as producers up their investment in the market and create unique bottlings.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 3 Comments »

Bordeaux needs to ‘win back Asian confidence’

Members of the Hong Kong wine trade have shared their views on Bordeaux 2014, including the feeling that the campaign needs to work harder to inspire confidence from the region.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Raffles celebrates Sing Sling’s centenary

Raffles Hotel in Singapore has announced a range of activities to pay tribute to the iconic Singapore Sling cocktail which turns 100 this year.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

db interview: Vicky Lau

db catches up with graphic designer turned chef Vicky Lau, owner and head chef at Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong, who was named Asia’s Best Female Chef in January.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia sales of aromatics ‘slow but steady’

Jean Trimbach, whose family has been making wines in Ribeauvillé in Alsace for nearly 400 years, remains cautiously optimistic about the future of the region’s wines in Asia.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Should young celebrities be banned from booze ads?

Young celebrities in South Korea could be banned from appearing in alcohol advertisements in bid to discourage alcohol consumption.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Singapore sommeliers

There’s no shortage of wine talent in Singapore, so we’ve quizzed industry experts, harassed friends and pounded pavements to unearth ten of the very best sommeliers.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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