HEADLINES

    Armit closes HK offices

    Fine wine merchant Armit Wines has confirmed it is closing its offices in Hong Kong in order to centralise all of its operations in the UK.

    China leads Australian wine exports

    The value of Australian wine exports has surged 13% to AU$2.44 billion in the past 12 months ending 30 September, with mainland China representing 30% of the total wine export value, according to the Wine Australia.

    Penfolds unveils ‘controversial’ multi-vintage Grange

    Penfolds has unveiled its latest creation, a multi-vintage blend of three vintages of its top label Grange – the 2008, 2012 and the yet to be released 2014 – that costs AU$3,000 a bottle. Called ‘g3’ head winemaker Peter Gago said he expects it to attract controversy.

FEATURES

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Recent Magazine Articles

Top 10 bars and restaurants in Guangzhou and Chengdu

Chengdu and Guangzhou offer wildly different eating and drinking experiences, but both should be on a must-visit list for any visitor to China. We highlight five of the best restaurants and bars in the cities.

Man of action: Adrian Bridge on his passion for Port

The Fladgate Partnership’s CEO, Adrian Bridge, has been a soldier, a bobsledder and a mountaineer, but it is his fight to shake up the Port sector and bring it into the modern world that is his biggest battle to date, writes Lauren Eads.

Tech it to the next level

Technology is becoming an increasingly vital part of the wine business. A new price-comparison tool from Liv-ex hopes to make things smoother for merchants. Rupert Millar investigates.

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Green Awards 2017

Deadline : 25th Oct 2017

db Asian Awards

Deadline : 30th Oct 2017

The Asian Sparkling Masters 2017

Deadline : 30th Oct 2017

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The World Bulk Wine Exhibition

20th Nov 2017 - 21st Nov 2017

The Drinks Business Green Awards 2017

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The Global Spirits Masters Lunch

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International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

24th Jan 2018 - 25th Jan 2018
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Gallery

The week in pictures

From a show-stopping Barca Velha vertical and a new winery helter-skelter, to London’s annual Whisky Show – it has been a jam-packed week in the drinks industry.

Australia’s women in wine to watch

In the second instalment of our Australian women in wine feature, we flag up the winemakers branching out with their own labels and the rising stars to watch.

Australia’s top women winemakers

From Sue Hodder of Wynns to Virginia Willcock of Vasse Felix, db meets the top women winemakers in Australia who are blazing a trail at their respective estates.