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Thursday 2 July 2015

Japan

Japanese whisky shortage affects Nikka

Japan’s Nikka Whisky will replace its entire range of single malts with no-age-statement bottlings in the face of a nationwide aged malt whisky shortage.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Fine whisky website launched in Japan

Fuelled by global demand for Japanese whisky, an English language, multi-currency online retail site called dekanta.com has gone live.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Japan sees jump in Australian wine exports

Wine Australia hosted its first “Inspired Tasting” in Tokyo this week, as recent export figures revealed a 7.8% increase in value of Australian wine to AUS$42.7 million.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

CIVC launches Champagne app in HK

E-learning programme, Champagne Campus is targeted at an emerging younger drinking generation who are developing a taste for bubbles.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Collector charging €10,000 for wine tasting

One of the world’s leading wine collectors, Michel-Jack Chasseuil, is offering wine lovers the chance to taste a selection of his wines for €10,000 a ticket.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

Global ‘renewed interest’ in Australian fine wines

Renewed interest in Australian wine is now being reflected in rising export figures, according to a report by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA).

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese wine market witnessing revival

The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory launches collagen beer in Japan

Japanese producer Suntory is telling women to drink themselves beautiful using a new beer laced with collagen – the protein linked to skin firmness.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

London develops thirst for Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky is having its moment in the sun in London, with a number of new restaurant openings choosing to shine a light on the spirit.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Suntory’s exquisite 3D-printed ice cubes

As far as advertising campaigns go, this collection of miniature ice cube sculptures has to be one of the most creative.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

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