Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.
Vinexpo’s CEO has said he stands by his decision to cancel a planned Beijing show, adding there will be no Chinese fair in the near future.
The rising popularity of craft beer in Japan is causing retailers to rethink their on-shelf offerings.
One of the animators from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli has designed an advert for sochu brand Satsuma Shiranami.
Former president of Nikka whisky and adoptive son of its founder, Takeshi Taketsuru, has died at the age of 90.
A Japanese TV show has been credited with boosting sales of Nikka whisky in what has been described as the Japanese “Mad Men effect”.
Berry Bros & Rudd’s sales director for Asia, who moved to Tokyo two months ago, shares his insights on the Japanese wine market.
Diageo Reserve has added a new gin to its super-premium portfolio, following the success of a Japanese-themed creation in a recent competition.
The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.
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.
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