Here are five show-stopping lots at Kaigai’s online auction that will bound to attract fierce bidding among collectors, including the iconic Yamazaki 1960 40 Year Old and the legendary 1978 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Authorities in Thailand have busted a smuggling ring that have illegally funneled in 980 cases of wines including top Napa reds from Opus One and Robert Mondavi, according to Thai customs.
On July 15, Otokoyama Honten, a more than 100-year-old sake brewery in Kesennuma of the coastal Miyagi Prefecture in Japan, finally re-opened its shop after being severely damaged by a devastating tsunami in 2011.
Rare Japanese whisky and scotch drams are commanding astronomical prices at auctions. Here, we have rounded up five of the most expensive whiskies ever sold in the world.
With political tensions and declining economy, Hong Kong’s relevance as a gateway to the Chinese wine market has shrunk but “in short term” it still acts as a bridge to the more profitable mainland market, says Josh Gu, ProWine China & Asia’s Project Director.
Heavy rains in Japan this month wreaked havoc on the country’s renowned Kuma Shochu distilleries, writes Mari Yasuda.
Bordeaux first growth Chateau Lafite Rothschild definitely has the heart and wallet of wine lovers in Asia.
Prices of rare whiskies are soaring, and top Japanese whiskies have emerged to become the crème de la crème of whisky collection.
The World’s Best Vineyards for 2020 have been revealed, and two Asian wineries made onto the top 50 list. Find out who they are.
The popularity of sake is growing globally as the West develops a taste for the rice wine. The rise also led to an explosion of information on sake in English. Here, Mari Yasuda highlights three top sources to follow.