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Friday 27 November 2015


Diageo launches non-alcoholic Guinness

Drinks giant Diageo is trialling a non-alcoholic version of Guinness in Asia in response to a government crackdown on alcohol consumption in Indonesia.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Corsican winemakers make push on Asia

Vincent Cervoni, of the Corsican Wine Board, is determined to develop his country’s presence in the Asian wine market, and for Corsica to step out of France’s shadow.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia a major focus of growth for TWE

Treasury Wine Estates is embracing the “evolving” market of Asia as last week’s results revealed profits for the region were up 52%.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sarment announces ‘Confidential Wine List’ scheme

Fine wine merchant Sarment is teaming up with some of Asia’s leading restaurants to offer its members exclusive wine lists.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

SA’s Boschendal backs premium push in Asia

South Africa “got it wrong” and should have marketed its sparkling wines as Méthode Cap Classique, not South African sparkling wine, from the beginning, according to Boschendal’s white and sparkling winemaker Lizelle Gerber.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cognac performance in Asia ‘disappointing’

While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and spirits back in growth for LVMH

Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessy’s Q2 results have “far outpaced” analysts’ predictions on the back of strong fashion and drinks sales.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Champagne and caviar tasting, a rosé revolution, street art and a failed detox – it’s been an interesting week for the db HK team.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian beer market will grow to $202bn by 2020

India and China are driving demand for premium beer as emerging middle classes “adopt Western culture”, according to APAC Market’s latest report.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

A taste of Spain: Boqueria, Hong Kong

The arrival of Chef Robert Petzold earlier this year marked a change in direction for Boqueria Hong Kong with its new menu, the Taste of Spain, focusing on pairing tapas with wine.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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