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.
Kerry Wines’ Eric Desgouttes on chocolate, Champagne, being born in a great Port year and falling for Haut-Brion.
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.
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.
Berry Bros & Rudd’s Burgundy buyer, Jasper Morris MW, is heading to Ningxia in China to assess its potential as a fine wine region.
The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.
The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.
A popular Canadian craft beer pub is to open a new franchise in China following success in its home market.
Red Obsession opened in Australia last August, where audiences described it “as a cautionary tale about China’s power and presence in the world,” said Warwick Ross
Moet Hennessy has launched wines from the first Chinese winery focused solely on sparkling wine.
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