May 23, 2018

The Rising Dragon

China set to drive global growth of wine industry The remarkable growth of wine consumption in China is set to increase by over a third to nearly $23bn over the next five years, according to new data commissioned by Vinexpo from IWSR. With consumption of…
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May 23, 2018

Tomi Achieves Global Acclaim

ADVERTORIAL Suntory raises Japan’s wine to a world-class standard Suntory’s business started with wine. The first sale of Akadama Port Wine (now Akadama Sweet Wine) by the company’s founder, Shinjiro Torii in 1907, laid the foundation for the Suntory of today. In 1936, Shinjiro joined…
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May 23, 2018

Japan’s French Connection

ADVERTORIAL Exclusive Interview: Naoki Watanabe, Executive Officer – Suntory Wine International Having studied oenology at the University of Bordeaux in the Institute of Vine and Wine Science, where he obtained a Diplôme national d’oenologue (National Oenology Diploma) in 1994, Naoki Watanabe researched reductive characters in…
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May 23, 2018

Where to Go in Hong Kong

Restaurants / Bars THE OPTIMIST – AN UPSCALE SPANISH RESTAURANT & BAR IN WAN CHAI With chic decor inspired by the bars of Barcelona, complete with vintage detailing and lush greenery, the Optimist’s up-scale environment is a great place for small group or intimate dinners…
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