Police are investigating two distillers in Guangxi Province over allegations that they added Viagra to bottles of baijiu.
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.
China, the world’s biggest spirits market, will see its consumption of domestic spirits slow between 2014 and 2018 according to IWSR.
China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.
A top executive of Chinese state-owned Baijiu maker Moutai is under investigation by China’s disciplinary watchdog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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