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Thursday 23 October 2014

China

Beijing capitalises on domestic wine demand

Chinese government austerity measures have hurt sales of fine wines, but domestic producers are stepping up production to meet demand for affordable drops.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

‘China downturn deeper than anticipated’

Several years of heavy investment in China has been blamed by many spirits producers as the root cause of a string of depressed annual results.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

WSET launches second phase of China programme

The Wine and Spirits Education Trust has expanded its Chinese language programme to include its level 3 course.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Diner severely burned in alcohol fireball

Horrific CCTV shows the moment a waitress accidentally turned a bottle of alcohol into a flamethrower engulfing a female diner in flames.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia has “critical role” to play in China

Australian Vintage’s general manager, Cameron Ferguson, has said that Australia’s role in the future of wine in China will be “critical”.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

Deadly winemaking snakes escape in China

Chaos erupted when snakes used to make wine escaped, running loose in a Chinese city.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s offers “perfect pairings” for mid-autumn festival

Auction house Christie’s has come up with an array of fine wine pairings to enjoy with traditional dishes this Mid-Autumn festival.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Wines of Chile hosts first cool climate seminar in HK

Wines of Chile hosted its first seminar in Hong Kong exploring Chilean terroir and cool climate regions as part of a new push to promote the country’s wine quality in Asia.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Drop in Western Australian exports to China

The Western Australian wine industry is being forced to reassess the extent of its reliance on China following falls in sales and volumes.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Entrepreneur arrested over Viagra drink

A Chinese alcohol manufacturer accused of sneaking Viagra into his drinks in a bid to boost sales has been arrested.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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