One of China’s major wine importers, Summergate Fine Wines & Spirits, and its retail subsidiary Pudao Wines have been bought by Australian drinks retail giant Woolworth’s Liquor Group.
A top executive of Chinese state-owned Baijiu maker Moutai is under investigation by China’s disciplinary watchdog.
Ian Burchett, Canadian consul general for Hong Kong, speaks to the drinks business about the opportunities for Canadian wine in China.
A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has taken to necking copious bottles of snake wine in a bid to get his wife pregnant.
The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.
ProWein’s 2014 China trade fair, the world’s leading international trade fair for wine and spirits in Shanghai, welcomed a record number of visitors to its three-day event last week.
China will erode import tariffs for Australian farm products – including wine – over the next decade, after the signing of a landmark trade agreement.
Wine critic James Suckling has partnered with China’s YesMyWine.com to provide Chinese language content for the online merchant’s 7m users.
A power station manager plunged thousands of homes into darkness after getting into a row with staff at a karaoke bar.
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