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Wednesday 5 August 2015

Baijiu

Viagra found in Chinese alcohol

Police are investigating two distillers in Guangxi Province over allegations that they added Viagra to bottles of baijiu.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 2 Comments »

Toddler dies after being given alcohol

A two-year-old boy has died after drinking cups of baijiu, which has an alcohol content of between 40 to 60%, while at a meal with his father.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

China spirits consumption to slow

China, the world’s biggest spirits market, will see its consumption of domestic spirits slow between 2014 and 2018 according to IWSR.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

China austerity drive to impact until 2017

China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Baijiu executive in corruption probe

A top executive of Chinese state-owned Baijiu maker Moutai is under investigation by China’s disciplinary watchdog.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Mangrove goes solo

UK specialist spirits agency Mangrove has split from parent company the Coe Group and added a number of high profile new products to its portfolio.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Asian spirits

Despite a slowdown in China’s spirits market, overall sales of spirits in Asia continue to grow with Korea’s Soju recently named the world’s best selling spirit.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in January

From a prestige Champagne Gosset rosé cuvée to a 62-year-old Macallan – we round up some of the most exciting products which were launched this month.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Moutai to buy £7.3m of Paris real estate

Kweichow Moutai, China’s biggest high-end baijiu producer by market value, has announced it will invest €8.79 million (£7.3 million) in Paris to help further its business in Europe.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 No Comments »

A gentleman of great taste: Alun Griffiths MW

If Alun Griffiths MW was ever contemplating retirement and a quiet life, he faced a quick change of heart when VATS came calling on his expertise for an unexpected Chinese adventure.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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