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Wednesday 23 July 2014

Japan

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 »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Godzilla owners sue brewery

The Japanese owners of the Godzilla franchise have forced a brewery in New Orleans to change the name of one of its beers after filing a lawsuit for copyright infringement.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Nobu Hotel to open in east London

Celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa is to expand his growing hospitality empire with a hotel in east London.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Harlan Goldstein opens new venue in HK

Michelin-starred Hong Kong chef, Harlan Goldstein, has opened his new Japanese restaurant, “Sushi To by Harlan Goldstein”, in Causeway Bay.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Suntory completes $16bn Beam deal

Japanese drinks group Suntory has finalised its US$16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc, creating Beam Suntory Inc.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Beer giant Lion buys NZ wine estate

Lion New Zealand has purchased the Morton Estate wine brand, including its Stone Creek vineyard, strengthening its expanding wine portfolio.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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