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Friday 27 November 2015


Hugel: Asia ‘the best market’

Etienne Hugel is ‘bouyant’ about Asia since Japan has jumped ahead of the UK in terms of volume exports and China’s sales have increased by 45% year on year.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s most expensive gin launched

Cambridge Distillery has launched what it claims to be the world’s most expensive gin at £2,000 made from the “angel’s share” of its Japanese gin.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

New company to open Japan’s ‘first’ gin distillery

The newly founded Number One Drinks Company is set to open what it claims is Japan’s first distillery dedicated to producing artisan gin.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Robuchon’s son to open Bordeaux-only bar

Louis Robuchon Abe, son of renowned French chef Joël Robuchon, is to open a Bordeaux-only wine bar in Fukuoka, Japan, a twin city with Bordeaux.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

First Scottish-Japanese whisky launched

Two malt whisky expressions blended from liquid produced in Scotland and Japan have been released, named after a 19th century industrialist known as the “Scottish Samurai”.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian markets ‘key’ to Bordeaux success

Focusing on smaller wine markets in Asia such as South Korea and Vietnam is vital to continued growth, the export director of Château Palmer has said.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Trade talk: Views on Asia’s wine trade

Judges of the HKIWSC reveal their thoughts on the current state of the wine industry across Asia, speaking to dbHK at yesterday’s SPIT Conference hosted by Meiburg Wine Media.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Asahi snaps up Australian craft brewer

Japanese brewer Asahi is the latest big brewer to stake its claim on the craft sector by acquiring Australia’s Mountain Goat Brewery.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Premium beer sales surge in Asia

Consumers’ growing incomes in Asia are fuelling an upsurge in off-trade premium beer sales, according to a recent industry report.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Rugby World Cup drinks match-ups

Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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