Ian Burchett, Canadian consul general for Hong Kong, speaks to the drinks business about the opportunities for Canadian wine in China.
A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has taken to necking copious bottles of snake wine in a bid to get his wife pregnant.
The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.
ProWein’s 2014 China trade fair, the world’s leading international trade fair for wine and spirits in Shanghai, welcomed a record number of visitors to its three-day event last week.
China will erode import tariffs for Australian farm products – including wine – over the next decade, after the signing of a landmark trade agreement.
Wine critic James Suckling has partnered with China’s YesMyWine.com to provide Chinese language content for the online merchant’s 7m users.
A power station manager plunged thousands of homes into darkness after getting into a row with staff at a karaoke bar.
Asia will remain the “key region for the long-term development of the global alcohol market” over the next five years, despite the slowdown in China.
The Hong Kong government has made a deal with mainland China allowing its wines to be shipped into the country without extra customs checks.
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