After removing tariffs, Hainan, China’s biggest duty-free market, is planning to remove VAT and excise tax for imported wine and spirits in a bold move to boost its attractiveness for tourists. Read More
Kitty Wang had a four-year journalism learning experience in International Journalism of Hong Kong Baptist University and a one-year study in The University of Hong Kong’s Journalism School.
European winery of the year is …
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For the first time, a rosé producer has been awarded the much coveted Winery of the Year title by Wine Enthusiast. Read More
Fresh from an export boom, Ningxia wine region has organized a series of masterclasses and wine tastings in Macau in late February. Read More
Vinexposium, the leading wine and spirits professional event organizer, and Bettane+Desseauve, an internationally recognized group of experts, have created an alliance to promote wines and spirits. Read More
Hong Kong authorities are meeting with Guangdong counterparts to combat the resurgence of cross-border parallel trading after the full reopening between Hong Kong and mainland borders, according to Hong Kong customs. Read More
The most searched wine of 2022 in Asia is?
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While Bordeaux remains a crowd pleaser in Asia, Singapore and South Korea departed from the overall trend and showed more diversity last year, according to Liv-ex data. Read More
China’s wine trade is sanguine about a long-awaited reboot in wine market this year after the country abandoned its zero-covid policy, but the optimism is tempered with caution as the recovery will likely be rocky. Read More
All signs are pointing to a quick recovery in China after the country finally scrapped Covid restrictions this month but will wine market bounce back with vengence in 2023? Read More