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Thursday 28 August 2014

Japan

Wines of Chile hosts first cool climate seminar in HK

Wines of Chile hosted its first seminar in Hong Kong exploring Chilean terroir and cool climate regions as part of a new push to promote the country’s wine quality in Asia.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Investors switching from wine to whisky

As the value of the world’s top fine wines continues to decline, investors are increasingly turning to rare single malt Scotch and Japanese whisky instead.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Japanese whisky auction set for HK

Bonhams Hong Kong is set to host what it claims will be Asia’s largest auction of Japanese whisky this month featuring over 200 rare and collectible lots.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Disabled winemakers tend Japanese winery

The Wine Explorers sit down with Ikegami Chieko and Machiko Ochi – two women at the helm of a “beautiful project” introducing disabled students to winemaking.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine world lines up for Vinexpo Nippon

An international collection of winemakers and spirit brands have signed up to this November’s Vinexpo Nippon.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Chilean wine imports rise in Japan

Imports of Chilean wine in Japan have surged on the back of an economic partnership and are closing in on French imports.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Kirin sales decline in Japan

Sales of one of Japan’s leading beer brands, Kirin, have tumbled further this year and it is falling further behind its competitors.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese grapes smash price record

Champagne may have a reputation for pricey grapes, but the region has been overshadowed after a single bunch of Japanese grapes sold for over £3,000.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Canned cocktails gain popularity in Japan

Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Japan: the land of the rising sun

The Wine Explorers touch down in Japan: a land full of traditions, contrasts and wines made from the native Koshu grape.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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