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Friday 9 October 2015


US the ‘most attractive’ wine market

The US is the world’s “most attractive” wine market while China has fallen out of the top five according to a new Wine Intelligence report.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Viagra found in Chinese alcohol

Police are investigating two distillers in Guangxi Province over allegations that they added Viagra to bottles of baijiu.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 2 Comments »

New fund boosts Chinese thirst for luxury Scotch

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has begun a trade mission to China by unveiling a £3 million fund to help the country’s whisky fans invest in rare bottlings.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

2015 Hotelier Awards China open

Following on from its inaugural event last year, the 2015 Hotelier Awards China is now open for applications from professionals working in China’s hospitality industry.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Lee Yean Yean

The chief winemaker at Grace Vineyards, Shanxi Province in north western China speaks to db about hating bureaucracy and wanting to become a musician.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Beer boozing baby photo goes viral

A photograph of a toddler drinking from a bottle of beer has sparked outrage across China.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Lilian Carter

The consultant winemaker for Tiansai wine in Xinjiang, China talks to db about her biggest extravagance and serving Penfolds Grange at dinner.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Georgian wines make push on Asia

Keen to replicate the burgeoning success of Georgian wine in London and New York, pioneering winemakers have Asia firmly in their sights, but have been met with mixed reactions.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

‘Snake venom beer’ could prevent blood clotting

A research team in China has cultured snake venom in yeast in the hope that it could one day be used to treat strokes and heart failure.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia boosts Australian export value

Australian wine exports have risen in volume and value between June 2014- June 2015, the first rise in export value since 2006-2007.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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