InterContinental Hotels in China has dropped Australian brand Penfolds from its wine lists over fears of being embroiled in a trademark battle.
We round up the top ten single bottle lots sold this year on iDealwine.com, including various vintages of DRC and a first growth from 1945.
A glitch or a sea-change? That is the question about Diageo’s underwhelming full-year results for the year to 30 June.
The cork sector has hailed two new surveys it claims signal a strong preference for natural cork closures in the US and China.
Increasing disposable incomes will help China overtake the US as the world’s largest beer market by 2017, according to Euromonitor analysts.
China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.
An online retailer in China claims it sold over 30 million cans of beer during the World Cup.
A government crackdown on gift giving has slowed down sales of top end imported wines in China, but sales at the other end of the market are booming.
Treasury Wine Estates has been taken to court over the use of its adopted Chinese name for Penfolds, “Ben Fu”, after a court verdict was appealed.
Within a notoriously fragmented wine industry, a number of brands have succeeded in building a presence that makes them household names.
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