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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Asia

Indonesian gov ‘opposes full alcohol ban’

The Indonesian government will not back a blanket ban on alcohol in the country, despite fears that Islamic parties could force through legislation, a government minister said yesterday.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese wine market witnessing revival

The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy begins its bounceback

Rémy Cointreau has reported a modest return to growth as a strong end to its year and an “excellent performance” from the Americas saw the drinks group post an organic sales uplift of 0.6% for 2014/15.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Indonesia to implement beer ban

Indonesia is to ban the sale of beer in convenience and small corner shops this month to “protect the morals and culture of society.”

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

The Pawn to open rooftop ‘farm’

Wan Chai pub, The Pawn, has announced it will be opening its rooftop bar, ‘The Farm’, this April.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Chinese world’s third biggest drinkers

The Chinese are fast becoming the world’s biggest drinkers outpacing Brits, Americans and the Irish in terms of per capita consumption, new research has revealed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Taiwanese malt named world’s best

Taiwanese whisky Kavalan has beaten off competition from around the world to be named best single malt at the 2015 World Whiskies Awards.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Acker sale makes HK$45m

Acker Merrall & Condit’s latest Hong Kong sale achieved HK$45 million, which the house says will put it on track to be the world’s leading auction house in the first quarter of this year.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Second Jamie’s Italian to open in HK

A second franchise of UK chef Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant chain, Jamie’s Italian, is to open in Hong Kong this summer.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi Legacy contenders from HK and Sg chosen

Devender Kumar from Otto e Mezzo in Hong Kong and Peter Chua from 28 HongKong Street in Singapore will represent their respective cities at the Bacardi Legacy competition.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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