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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: GB


Herencia is a ‘game changer’

Santa Carolina’s chief winemaker, Andrés Caballero, has hailed its old vine Carmenere, Herencia, as a game-changer for the winery and a “new approach to elegance”.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Asahi completes Miller Brand acquisition as Kirin buys Brooklyn Brewery stake

Japanese brewer Asahi has completed its £1.3 billion acquisition of Miller Brands UK, giving it control of premium European beer brands Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Asia ‘too often an afterthought’

Wine companies looking to expand their reach in Asia need to devote more time and attention to build up the market, believes one export director of a leading Tuscan winery.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

British beer forced to drop name after Godzilla legal warning

A British brewer has been forced to ditch its proposed name for a new beer after a level threat was fired by the company that owns the rights to Godzilla.

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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