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Tuesday 30 June 2015

China

SABMiller partner in corruption probe

The chairman of SABMiller’s joint venture partner in China has been “detained” as the country’s on-going crackdown on corruption continues.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Buddha tipped to boost Asian ties with Oz

A South Australian winery is hoping an 18m tall Buddha will help attract tourists to the area and benefit winemakers by strengthening its ties with Asia and supporting wine tourism in the region.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

App to combat fake wine in China developed

A new app has been developed that aims to tackle the growing problem of counterfeit wine in the Chinese market.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

Hai Jia recommends a “superb” Cabernet Sauvignon from the foothills of the Helan Mountains, while Jeannie Cho Lee MW picks her top Bordeaux 2013 wines from Saint-Estèphe.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks giants battle global headwinds

A crackdown on ostentatious consumption by Chinese officials, which forecasters believe could cost the economy some $100 billion this year, is being keenly felt by the producers of luxury goods, especially premium spirits.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia puts positive spin on Chinese slide

Wine Australia believes Chinese austerity measures will benefit the wine industry in the long term, despite attributing its slide in this market to the crackdown.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Ming wine cup sells for record $36m

A 500-year-old Ming wine cup has sold at auction for a staggering $36 million (£21.5m), breaking the world record for the most expensive piece of Chinese porcelain ever sold.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine to benefit from Australia-Japan deal

A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

China ‘not the El Dorado we first thought’

Australian wine sales have fallen flat in China, with one producer admitting that the country is not “the El Dorado” the industry was hoping it to be.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

Italy weighs up options in China

Vinitaly International hosted a roundtable event in China recently to try and see how Italian imports to the country might be lifted into double figures.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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