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Saturday 23 May 2015

China

China’s beer investment a surprise hit in Angola

Beer-drinking Angolans now have more ways to quench their thirst with the arrival of Bela, a beer supported by Chinese investment in the capital, Luanda.

Monday, May 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Chinese wine associations establish first trade body

Seventeen wine associations across China have united in a bid to increase domestic wine sales and improve cooperation between the various wine regions.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Snow beer signs deal with Spanish football league

The Spanish Football League has announced a new partnership with China’s biggest beer brand.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunk woman bites policeman in China

A 29-year-old woman has been prosecuted for biting a chunk out of a policeman’s hand during a drunken night out.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Global ‘renewed interest’ in Australian fine wines

Renewed interest in Australian wine is now being reflected in rising export figures, according to a report by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA).

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

More wine grown in China than France

China has now overtaken France to become the world’s second largest wine grower after Spain, fuelled by increasing demand for red wine.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 4 Comments »

ASC Fine Wines names new CEO

Chinese merchant ASC Fine Wines has announced that Bruno Baudry, currently managing director of Codorniu Asia, will become its new CEO following the resignation of John Watkins.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Counterfeiters target ‘Brangelina’ wine

Chinese counterfeiters have apparently begun faking the rosé wine produced from vineyards owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Human error caused Bordeaux copter crash

A human error has been cited by French justice officials as the cause of the helicopter crash in Bordeaux that killed Chinese billionaire Lam Kok and his son.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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