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Friday 1 August 2014

China

Lafite China’s first wine declared ‘not bad’

DBR Lafite managing director Christopher Salin described the first wine from its Chinese vineyard as “not bad, not yet good”.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

China’s taste for imported wines doubles

Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Millions of Chinese government money spent on vineyards

Millions of pounds worth of Chinese government funds was apparently funnelled into French vineyards according to the country’s audit office.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Potel: ‘beautiful future’ for Burgundy in Asia

Burgundian producer Nicolas Potel has said that the region has a real future in Asia but that it must also realise there may be limitations to its ambitions.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Vietnamese and Philippine troops share beer on disputed island

Troops from the Vietnamese and Philippine navies shared beer and food and played football on an island in the South China Sea claimed by China.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy closes door on nightmare year

Rémy Cointreau has predicted a return to growth next year, despite seeing net profits slide by 46.9% and sales fall by 13.5% in its final 2013/14 results.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Pernod: ‘China becoming a normal emerging market’

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has predicted an “improvement” in the currently struggling Chinese market next year and is delving into its wider portfolio to attract consumers.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Grace begins sparkling experiments

Grace Vineyards in Shanxi province is making its first experiments with sparkling wine although it has no plans to commercialise the results just yet.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Italy headlines first results of IWSC 2014

Italy has topped the medal table in this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition, which released its Northern Hemisphere wine results today.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Takeover rumours boost Rémy stock

Rémy Cointreau is enjoying a stock market lift after rumours of a takeover bid by Brown-Forman raised the group’s share price by 3%.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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