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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Man wearing watermelon on head arrested

A man who has frequently appeared on the Beijing metro wearing a watermelon on his head and carrying bottles of beer has been apprehended by police.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Meiburg’s wine trade guides launched

The newest additions to Debra Meiburg MW’s wine trade guides, covering Singapore and Beijing, have been launched.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Snapshots from Asia

A collection of recent launches, art exhibitions and dinners as well as fast cars and political protest in Hong Kong that have caught db‘s eye in recent weeks.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Parker to kick off world tour in Beijing

With The Wine Advocate now under Asian ownership, Robert Parker will kick off his “Grand World Tour” in Beijing on 26 February.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Vinexpo HK plans networking party

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific is to host an event in Hong Kong to increase networking opportunities for exhibitors.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Beijing’s top restaurants for wine

In time, for those planning a trip to Beijing over the forthcoming holidays, here is a guide to the city’s best restaurants for wine.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Craft beers on the rise in Beijing

Craft and real ale brewers in China’s capital city are finding their beers and brew pubs increasingly in demand from locals.

Friday, November 22nd, 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 »

Asia fuelling success of prestige Cognac

The Asian market’s thirst for Cognac is fuelling the success of the region’s top blends according to the largest family-owned producer in Cognac.

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker House feeds luxury boom

Diageo has launched a second, more luxurious version of its Johnnie Walker House, offering Beijing clientele access to £80,000 bespoke blends.

Monday, December 10th, 2012 No Comments »

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