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.
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.
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.
Indonesia is to ban the sale of beer in convenience and small corner shops this month to “protect the morals and culture of society.”
Wan Chai pub, The Pawn, has announced it will be opening its rooftop bar, ‘The Farm’, this April.
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.
Taiwanese whisky Kavalan has beaten off competition from around the world to be named best single malt at the 2015 World Whiskies Awards.
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.
A second franchise of UK chef Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant chain, Jamie’s Italian, is to open in Hong Kong this summer.
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.
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