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Saturday 1 November 2014

South Korea

Thailand: Asia’s ‘forgotten’ wine market

Wine critic James Suckling has spoken of his belief in the potential of Thailand, a market he says has a bigger fine wine drinking population than China.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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 »

Beer imports reach record high in South Korea

South Korea’s beer imports have hit a record high in the first half of the year in both volume and value and have overtaken exports for the first time.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod’s Korean arm to strike after layoffs

The labour union of Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm is to go on strike to protest the layoff of 30 employees on what claims are “insufficient grounds”.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine to benefit from Australia-Japan deal

A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Lotte takes Svedka into South Korea

Constellation Brands has appointed Lotte Liquor as the exclusive importor and distributor for Svedka vodka in the fast-growing South Korean drinks market.

Monday, July 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Top Scotch whisky export markets

The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #9 South Korea

Are the BRIC economies taking too much of the limelight away from other, potentially more prosperous, markets?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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