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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Baijiu

Chinese official drinks himself to death

An official from China’s Henan Province has drunk himself to death after a bout of heavy drinking at lunch, highlighting the danger of China’s often criticised but resilient ganbei culture.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

China auctions ‘anti-corruption’ gifts turned in by officials

Luxury gifts turned in by government officials, including expensive liquors, were auctioned off in China’s Hubei Province last weekend – the result of continued efforts to clamp down on corruption.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Man held over Tiananmen massacre labels

A Chinese man has been detained for sharing pictures of liquor bottles with labels depicting the day soldiers massacred pro-democracy protestors in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Millennials ‘new hope’ for baijiu market

This year’s China Food & Drinks fair revealed that baijiu brands see Millennials as a “new hope” for reviving sales of the Chinese spirit.

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese-inspired cocktails at HK’s Mod Bar

Exotic eastern ingredients such as lychee, kyoho grape liqueur and jasmine tea abound in these new cocktails by Tycoon Tann’s The Mod Bar.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Man chugs baijiu, confesses to carrying drugs

A man stopped at a train station in China promptly necked a bottle of baijiu then drunkenly revealed he was concealing drugs.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

dbHK’s Macau baijiu event in pictures

The drinks business HK explored the diverse world of Chinese baijiu with Macau’s wine trade alongside a sumptuous lunch at the super-swish Pearl Dragon in Studio City.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 No Comments »

China in outcry over ‘owl wine’

Disturbing pictures appearing to show drowned owls in liquor jars have sparked outrage across China.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese baijiu excites Macau

In the second of its Premium Spirits series, dbHK hosted another baijiu masterclass, this time with Macau’s wine trade in the sumptuous surrounds of the newly opened Pearl Dragon in Studio City.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Lunching up in the clouds with Venica & Venica, exploring the diverse world of Chinese Baijiu and meeting Chivas’ master blender, Colin Scott. It’s been a busy old week for the db HK team.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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