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Tuesday 23 September 2014

China

Can China’s middle classes save Aussie wine?

The impact of China’s austerity measures continue to hurt the Australian wine industry, but China’s middle classes are emerging as its potential saviour.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSET student numbers hit new high

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has broken a new record for student numbers in the latest academic year despite a slowdown in growth rates within China.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Beijing project creates ‘Bordeaux in China’

The Chinese government has opened a giant grape-related theme park near Beijing as a tourist attraction targeted at the country’s growing number of wine lovers.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

China hotel chain drops Penfolds

InterContinental Hotels in China has dropped Australian brand Penfolds from its wine lists over fears of being embroiled in a trademark battle.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bottle lots on iDealwine.com

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.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Menezes eyes long-term game plan

A glitch or a sea-change? That is the question about Diageo’s underwhelming full-year results for the year to 30 June.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Cork firms hail US and China data

The cork sector has hailed two new surveys it claims signal a strong preference for natural cork closures in the US and China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

China will be world’s biggest beer market

Increasing disposable incomes will help China overtake the US as the world’s largest beer market by 2017, according to Euromonitor analysts.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Tiger bones used to brew wine in China

China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

China buys 30m cans of beer during World Cup

An online retailer in China claims it sold over 30 million cans of beer during the World Cup.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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