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Sunday 20 April 2014

Baijiu

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 »

The top five luxury Chinese liquor brands

Giving liquor as a gift is a popular practice throughout China and has long been considered a symbol of friendship, admiration and respect, but are the country’s most luxurious brands?

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Imported wine steals show at Chinese fair

Imported wine garnered significantly more attention than local spirits at this year’s China International Wine Fair, according to China Youth Daily.

Monday, September 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Spanish wines best suited to Chinese palate

Spanish reds have a “wonderful opportunity” in China, according to Alun Griffiths MW, new international director for Beijing’s VATS Liquor.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

Baijiu brands resort to deep discounting as wine sales surge in China

Baiju producers have resorted to aggressive discounting in China to maintain sales volumes as consumers switch to beer and wine over the summer.

Friday, July 19th, 2013 No Comments »

LIWF in pictures

From Champagne hoopla and Tio Pepe toothpaste to giant pandas and welly wanging, this year’s London International Wine Fair kept team db thoroughly entertained.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

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