Asia

Chilean Minister: Chile’s wine should ‘do in India what it’s done in China’

Aiming to replicate Chilean wine’s success in China, the country's agricultural minister has called for the Chilean wine industry to step up efforts in other markets such as India, Southeast Asia and north Africa.

Nunes: ‘Port is far from reaching its full potential in Asia’

Launching the 2016 vintage Port from one of the region's leading shippers, Symington Family Estates, Jorge Nuñes, its market manager for Asia and the Pacific, lamented that Port has yet to find its footing in Asia, where the region’s powerhouse market, China, is “still far from where it can be”.

Christie’s to host its first-ever baijiu auction in China

Auction house Christie's will be the first international auctioneer to host a baijiu auction in China, featuring 178 lots of the country's most famous brand Kweichow Moutai, set to take place in Shanghai on 21 September, the company has announced.

Moët Hennessy partners with Alibaba in China

Moët Hennessy has partnered with Alibaba Group, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, as the total sales value of western spirits is set to surpass RMB 100 billion (US$14.62 billion) on Alibaba’s platforms this year.

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