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Monday 29 August 2016 loc: US

China

Flash floods hit Ningxia vineyards

Rarely-seen flash floods hit China’s Ningxia yesterday, causing huge losses as the region approaches harvest in just a few weeks.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Ram-shaped wine vessel up for sale

An extremely rare, ram-shaped ritualistic wine vessel is to go under the hammer in London this November.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Comic influence: Yuko and Shin Kibayashi

It’s the perennial conundrum: how does one convey the complex appeal of wine to a younger generation? Yuko and Shin Kibayashi, authors of The Drops of God, may have the answer, writes Patrick Schmitt MW.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 No Comments »

E-commerce driving China’s wine sales

Almost half of wine drinkers in China buy online, making it’s the world’s largest and fastest growing e-commerce market, suggests a new Wine Intelligence report.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

China launches Georgian wine e-commerce platform

Dugladze Wine Company will be the first winery to be listed on E-SilkRoad, China’s first online sales channel specifically for Georgian wine.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Demand for wine education rises

Demand has risen for wine education in key markets including China, the UK and North America, the WSET has reported, after seeing the number of candidates rise for the 14th consecutive year.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 3 Comments »

Chinese table tennis star Ma Long says alcohol is his ‘secret weapon’

A gold medal hopeful at Rio 2016 has said that alcohol helps him to overcome the anxiety of performing in front of a crowd.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Kerry Hotel appoints Nicholas Smith as GM

Nicholas Smith has been appointed the new general manager of Shangri-La’s Kerry Hotel, which is set to open in Hong Kong this December.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

B.C. winery defends owner over arrest

Lulu Island Winery in Richmond, British Columbia has hit back at Chinese media over reports that claimed its owner, John Chang had been arrested for smuggling ice wine into China.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

ASC enters new partnership with Delicato

ASC Fine Wines has announced it have the exclusive distribution rights to Californian winery, Delicato Family Vineyards for Mainland China.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

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