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Thursday 18 September 2014

Japan

Australian Vintage hones in on Asia

With the opening of a new Hong Kong office and signing a distribution deal with COFCO in China, Australian Vintage is ramping up its activities in Asia.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Australia’s Japan tasting a success

Wine Australia’s recent tasting in Japan recorded its highest ever attendance and was hailed as an example of the rising interest in Australian wine in the country.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese beer sales fall in August

The Japanese beer industry’s woes continued in August with sales of beer and “quasi-beer” falling nearly 10% by volume compared to last year.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong week in pictures

Dancing snow leopards, premium saké by Japanese footballers and moon cakes – the season is just getting started for the Hong Kong drinks industry.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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