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Thursday 18 December 2014

Japan

Japanese drama boosts whisky sales

A Japanese TV show has been credited with boosting sales of Nikka whisky in what has been described as the Japanese “Mad Men effect”.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Postcard from Tokyo: Simon Staples

Berry Bros & Rudd’s sales director for Asia, who moved to Tokyo two months ago, shares his insights on the Japanese wine market.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Japan inspires top end Diageo gin

Diageo Reserve has added a new gin to its super-premium portfolio, following the success of a Japanese-themed creation in a recent competition.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Small harvests hit Burgundy exports

The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Japanese whiskies

Following whisky expert Jim Murray naming a Japanese single malt whisky the best in the world, we take a look at some of the country’s most high-profile expressions.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Asian wine producers unite

A new association for Asian wine producers has been announced with the aim of promoting the region’s burgeoning winemaking industry.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Japan steps up domestic wine output

One of Japan’s largest wine producers has announced plans to almost double its vineyard area to meet growing domestic demand for this small scale industry.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine world readies for Vinexpo Nippon

With the start of Vinexpo Nippon just over a week away, the full programme of events has been released.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese blue beer rolled out worldwide

A beer made using seaweed, flowers and the meltwater from icebergs that is naturally blue in colour is now available online.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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