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Thursday 18 December 2014

China

China opens door to Aussie wine imports

China will erode import tariffs for Australian farm products – including wine – over the next decade, after the signing of a landmark trade agreement.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Critic Suckling partners with YesMyWine

Wine critic James Suckling has partnered with China’s YesMyWine.com to provide Chinese language content for the online merchant’s 7m users.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Karaoke bar row causes six-hour blackout

A power station manager plunged thousands of homes into darkness after getting into a row with staff at a karaoke bar.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Asia key region for ‘long-term’ growth

Asia will remain the “key region for the long-term development of the global alcohol market” over the next five years, despite the slowdown in China.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

HK strikes customs deal with mainland

The Hong Kong government has made a deal with mainland China allowing its wines to be shipped into the country without extra customs checks.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Ningxia a fine wine region of the future?

Berry Bros & Rudd’s Jasper Morris MW has revealed his thoughts on Ningxia Province in China as a potential fine wine region of the future.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Thailand: Asia’s ‘forgotten’ wine market

Wine critic James Suckling has spoken of his belief in the potential of Thailand, a market he says has a bigger fine wine drinking population than China.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Eric Desgouttes

Kerry Wines’ Eric Desgouttes on chocolate, Champagne, being born in a great Port year and falling for Haut-Brion.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo confident as challenges persist

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has told investors to expect an improved performance this year, despite the company reporting a 1.5% decline in organic net sales for its first quarter.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy upbeat despite ongoing sales slide

Rémy Cointreau has stood by its prediction of a return to growth this year as the drinks group reported a -5.6% organic sales decline in its first half results.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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