The value of the global luxury spirits market will have nearly doubled between 2010 and 2020, new figures have revealed.
Members of Hong Kong’s drinks trade and wine enthusiasts joined to explore the diverse world of the Chinese white spirit, Baijiu.
Etienne Hugel is ‘bouyant’ about Asia since Japan has jumped ahead of the UK in terms of volume exports and China’s sales have increased by 45% year on year.
More than 30,000 students from 150 countries have enrolled on a free six-week course to learn the art of growing grapes and winemaking.
One of Oregon’s oldest wine producers, Adelsheim, is making its mark on Asia as it seeks new distribution channels.
Organisers have hailed ProWein China 2015 a huge success after 600 wine and spirits manufacturers from 33 countries descended on Shanghai for the three-day event.
Three years after its crackdown on corruption, China is beginning to behave like any other major wine market – a change that many believe is for the better.
In the wake of the austerity drive, the Communist Party of China has cracked down on drunk driving among its members.
Online wine retailers recorded record sales figures on Singles Day in China last week, with buyers tempted by big discounts, including some on Bordeaux classed growths.
Martell Cognac is pinning its hopes on recruiting new high-end consumers in China, despite the country’s crash in Cognac consumption in recent years.
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