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Saturday 25 February 2017 loc: GB

Asia

Moutai to surpass Diageo?

China’s baijiu maker Kweichow Moutai’s market value closed at record high on Wednesday, surpassing 450 billion RMB (US$65.4 billion), bolstered by the company’s announcement for a projected 25.38% revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Cava sales fizzing in Japan

Cava sales in Japan have increased year on year since 2008, and the Spanish sparkler has found a happy foothold in one of Asia’s most established wine markets, says Roman Linert, managing director for Codorniu Raventos in Asia.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

300 cases of counterfeit wine found in Shanghai

Police in Songjiang District in Shanghai recently uncovered roughly 300 cases of counterfeit Carlo Rossi, worth about 800,000 RMB (US$116,262), underlining that forgers are also targeting mass-produced wines to mislead customers.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

dbHK eats: Lily & Bloom

Chris Grare, primarily known as the kitchen force behind renowned Cafe Gray Deluxe at The Upper House in Hong Kong, is now helming Central’s sumptuous American restaurant Lily & Bloom in the bustling Lan Kwai Fong area.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn signs distribution deal in China and Taiwan

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is expanding its operation eastward, having signed a distribution deal with Dxcel International to export its beers to China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 No Comments »

TWE reports record profit bolstered by China & US

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates’ (TWE) has announced record half-year profits to 31 December 2016, with levels up by more than double to AU$136.2 million (US$104.6m), bolstered by strong performances in China and the US.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 No Comments »

Summergate takes on Fever-Tree

Hong Kong’s fine wine merchant Summergate has just announced it has become the exclusive distributor of tonic water brand, Fever-Tree.

Friday, January 27th, 2017 No Comments »

dbHK Eats: Maison Libanaise

dbHK samples Hong Kong’s newest Lebanese restaurant and discovers a cosy spot serving up delicious mezze and “family sized” portions of lamb – bring your friends.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

Koshu of Japan press and trade tasting

Koshu of Japan’s annual trade and press tasting will take place on Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in London.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Uncorked: Vladimir Kojic

Vladimir Kojic, head sommelier of Thailand’s foremost fine dining restaurant Gaggan, talks to dbHK about his greatest vice, why Leonardo DiCaprio would be his ideal party guest and why he would compare himself to a bottle of Gravner Ribolla.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

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