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Monday 26 September 2016 loc: GB


Michelin guide lands in Shanghai

Mainland China’s first ever Michelin guide has launched in Shanghai with 26 stars handed out around the city which now boasts the “world’s cheapest” two-star restaurant.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

New online wine shop targets English and Hungarian wines

A wine consultant and importer have teamed up to found a new online wine shop specialising in English, Hungarian and Eastern European wines.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Green wine could be new trend to arrive from Japan

People are usually asked if they want red, white or rosé when offered a glass of wine, but thanks to a new trend in Japan we may now be able to throw green into the mix.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Kirin Japanese whisky makes first shipment to France

Japanese whisky maker Kirin announced this week that they will begin selling their products in France for the first time.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Japan could give tourists tax break on alcohol

Japanese alcoholic drinks such as saké and Japanese whisky could become exempt from tax for foreign tourists if a request by its tourism agency is accepted.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Planning approved for UK’s ‘first’ saké brewery

Planning has been approved for what could become the UK’s “first” sake brewery, funded by a Japanese family that has been producing rice wine for 200 years.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Tokyo’s Bar High Five in HK pop-up

Tokyo’s legendary Bar High Five will open a pop-up bar this autumn in the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong.

Friday, August 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Comic influence: Yuko and Shin Kibayashi

It’s the perennial conundrum: how does one convey the complex appeal of wine to a younger generation? Yuko and Shin Kibayashi, authors of The Drops of God, may have the answer, writes Patrick Schmitt MW.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Sapporo releases new premium ‘black’ beer

Sapporo is releasing a new beer that they hope will become a premium seller in its already extensive range.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo announces Tokyo show dates

Vinexpo Tokyo will take place on 15-16 November this year in what the organiser hopes will be a good opportunity for companies to engage with the booming Japanese market.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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