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Thursday 24 July 2014

China

Dynasty to offer wine tribute to Chinese culture at Vinexpo

One of China’s leading winemakers, Dynasty, is unveiling a “tribute to traditional Chinese culture” with a new collection of wines at this month’s Vinexpo in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Half of Château Lafite sold in China ‘is fake’

A senior Chinese Government official has claimed at least half of Château Lafite sold in China is fake and is probably made on boats moored in international waters.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 2 Comments »

Film makes fizz fashionable in China

Sparkling wine is becoming fashionable in China following the release of Chinese film series Tiny Times, according to Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific: Hong Kong goes global

Growing bigger every year, Vinexpo Asia-Pacific is upon us once again, with more space, exhibitors and products to explore and enjoy.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

SABMiller partner in corruption probe

The chairman of SABMiller’s joint venture partner in China has been “detained” as the country’s on-going crackdown on corruption continues.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Buddha tipped to boost Asian ties with Oz

A South Australian winery is hoping an 18m tall Buddha will help attract tourists to the area and benefit winemakers by strengthening its ties with Asia and supporting wine tourism in the region.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

App to combat fake wine in China developed

A new app has been developed that aims to tackle the growing problem of counterfeit wine in the Chinese market.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

Hai Jia recommends a “superb” Cabernet Sauvignon from the foothills of the Helan Mountains, while Jeannie Cho Lee MW picks her top Bordeaux 2013 wines from Saint-Estèphe.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks giants battle global headwinds

A crackdown on ostentatious consumption by Chinese officials, which forecasters believe could cost the economy some $100 billion this year, is being keenly felt by the producers of luxury goods, especially premium spirits.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia puts positive spin on Chinese slide

Wine Australia believes Chinese austerity measures will benefit the wine industry in the long term, despite attributing its slide in this market to the crackdown.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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