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Battlefield vineyards: part 2

Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

China reports strong imported alcohol growth

China’s total alcoholic beverage imports including wines, beers and spirits registered strong growth in both volume and value terms in the first 10 months of the year, according to the latest figures.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

TVB launches season 3 of In Vino Veritas with Jeannie Cho Lee MW

Hong Kong TV station TVB Pearl will air the third season of acclaimed lifestyle and wine programme In Vino Veritas on 30 November, starring Jeannie Cho Lee MW.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

After all the fun of the Wine and Spirits Fair last week, Hong Kong still provided a host of wine-fuelled events, including a fantastic Kumeu River Chardonnay tasting and a swanky Rimarts Cava disgorgement dinner held in Macau.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Xi Jinping’s Chile trip to boost Chilean wines

Chinese president Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to Chile, the first of its kind by a Chinese state leader to the South American country in 12 years, is expected to give a huge boost to Chilean wine exports to China.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 1 Comment »

ASC takes on Viña Caliterra for China

ASC Fine Wines has announced it has taken on exclusive distribution for Errazuriz’s Viña Caliterra in Mainland China.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Is Syrah the new icon variety for Limarí?

Chile’s Limarí region is establishing its reputation for Syrah after Maycas del Limarí’s icon wine, Los Acacios 2014, was name the best Syrah in Chile in a prestigious Chilean wine guide.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Errazuriz: Las Pizarras ‘beyond icon wines’

Viña Errázuriz’s new project in Chile’s Aconcagua Costa, Las Pizarras, is a step on from Chile’s well-known premium icon wines, says head winemaker Francisco Baettig.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile overtakes Spain and South Africa in UK off-trade

Chile has leap-frogged South Africa and Spain to take its place in the top five countries of origin by value on the UK off-trade market.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

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