Japan

Asahi considers sale of stake in Tsingtao Brewery

Japan's Asahi Group Holdings has announced that is considering the sale of all or part of its 19.99% stake in Tsingtao Brewery, confirming reports circulated earlier this year. 

NZ Winegrowers welcomes Asian sommeliers to 2018 ‘Sommit’

New Zealand Winegrowers has launched the 2018 New Zealand Wine Sommelier Scholarship, and is welcoming applications from sommeliers across Asia-Pacific.

Amazon to open pop-up bar in Japan

Amazon is opening a pop-up bar in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza district for 10 days, serving wine, whisky, beer and sake with an automated ordering system that will suggest drinks based on a customer's preferences.

Deadline to enter Drinks Business Asian Awards extended

The drinks business Hong Kong, the leading trade publication in Asia, is set to award excellence in wine trade across Asia, Australia and New Zealand in the inaugural The Drinks Business Asian Awards, scheduled on 9 November at Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel.

Aldi hops onto saké trend

July 17th, 2017

Hot Hong Kong openings: February

February 24th, 2017

WA announces 2017 Michelin events

February 24th, 2017

Cava sales fizzing in Japan

February 23rd, 2017

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