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Tuesday 26 July 2016 loc: GB

Japan

Asahi settles legal dispute with Suntory regarding zero-alcohol beer

Japanese brewers Asahi Group Holdings Ltd claimed that they had settled a legal dispute with Suntory over a disagreement regarding the patent of a zero-alcohol beer.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards announced

One of the largest wine competitions in Japan, the Women’s Wine Awards has announced the launch of its 2017 event with entries open from October.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Macau somm wins WOSA Asia Cup

The sommelier of Macau’s glitzy Studio City, Joe Yang has won the Asia semifinals of Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) prestigious Sommelier Cup.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

New Michelin Guide launched in Singapore

A week before the release of the 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore, Michelin has also unveiled 34 restaurants and street food outlets distinguished with a Bib Gourmand.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Prized grapes sell for ¥1.1m in Japan

A bunch of prized ‘Ruby Roman’ grapes has gone for a record breaking price of ¥1.1m at auction – equalling around £270 per grape.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Asia somms gear up for WOSA Sommelier Cup

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has announced the 10 hopefuls who are through to the WOSA Sommelier Cup Asia semi-finals which will be held in Hong Kong next week.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Q&A with Kazuki Usui of Domaine Senkin

Ahead of its Sake and Terroir event, dbHK sat down with Kazuki Usui, the master brewer of one of Japan’s oldest sake breweries, Domaine Senkin to discover the unique practice of making Japan’s beloved national drink.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

For the love of saké

dbHK’s recent Saké & Terroir event highlighted the complex relationship that Japan’s beloved drink has with the rice, the water and the land where it is grown.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Sake is all about ‘brand recognition’

Michael Campion, the newly appointed managing director of premium sake, Four Fox Sake has said that much of the category’s popularity lies in the branding.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Lion Nathan loses Corona and Stella Artois brands

Lion Nathan has been forced to surrender two of the world’s biggest beer brands in Corona and Stella Artois.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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