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Thursday 24 April 2014

China

First growths wary of new Bordeaux film

Warwick Ross, producer of new wine documentary Red Obsession, has revealed how reluctant many of the Bordeaux first growths were to be interviewed for the project.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Asia’s thirst for Screaming Eagle soars

The Asian market is developing a thirst for Californian cult wine Screaming Eagle in addition to top Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 No Comments »

UK consumers trading up on Chilean wine

Having placed their trust in the wines at entry level, UK consumers are now trading up on Chilean wine, according to the latest figures from market analysts Nielsen.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Yao Ming launches ‘affordable’ red

Chinese former NBA basketball star Yao Ming has added a new red wine to his Yao Family Wines portfolio at his most wallet-friendly price point yet.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Snake preserved in wine bites woman

A woman in northern China has had to receive hospital treatment after a snake preserved in rice wine jumped out of the bottle and bit her hand.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 138 Comments »

Top wines in the Asian media

The Asian media this week featured wines described as “bloody good”, “rich and dark”, “refreshing, ripe and juicy” and “elegant and classy”.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Scotch exports grow in value and volume

Exports of Scotch whisky grew in the first six months of 2013, according to new figures released by the Scotch Whisky Association.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Amazon China to sell Californian wine

Amazon China has announced that their first-ever batch of directly imported Californian wines will be available for sale on its website.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Wine knowledge extremely limited among China’s wealthy elite

Almost one third of China’s richest citizens have admitted they know nothing about wine and just buy top end brands for gifting or displaying.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 2 Comments »

US helps Pernod off-set Chinese slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a “solid performance” in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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