Two of Japan’s largest beverage groups, Suntory Holdings and Kirin Holdings Co., have suspended part of the wine sales due to production and shipment delays amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Vinexposium has announced the cancellation of Vinepxo Hong Kong in May this year to better focus on Vinexpo China, which will for the first time take place in southern China’s metropolis Shenzhen instead of Shanghai from October 31 to November 2.
South Korea’s wine imports soared over 70% in 2021 to reach a record high, making it the fastest growing Asian market for wine, as more wine drinkers turn to home consumption during the pandemic.
Enoteca Hong Kong, a leading wine retailer in the city, has added a Japanese sake brand Domaine Kurodasho to its portfolio for the first time, as it diversifies its offerings.
Hosting Chinese New Year dinner parties at home always seems daunting. We fret over social distancing rules in the era of pandemic, food selections and guest allergies, so picking wines should be a snap.
On June 30, wines of Nagano, Yamagata and Osaka received a GI (Geographical Indication) status. In addition to “Yamanashi” in 2013 and “Hokkaido” in 2018, Japan now has five GIs for wines.
A large-scale merger unprecedented for 25 years in Champagne has emerged with the goal to hit a €300 million sales record in five years as a top-ranking operator in the appellation.
Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) announced that the company has transitioned AUD$1.4 billion (US$1 billion) of financial loans into Sustainability Linked Loans.
Bonhams Hong Kong Whisky and Wine has achieved a yearly total of HK$124 million (US$16 million), hitting the HK$100 million (US$13 million) milestone this year after its record year in 2018, the auction house has announced.
The historic port producer Ramos Pinto is releasing 100 limited edition bottles of Very Old Tawny Port, VINCES, a blend of Ramos Pinto reserves with an average age of 100 years.