May 30, 2018

Wines, Whiskies and Technologies Attract Local Publisher

Nicholas Siu is the publisher of Cru Magazine (for wine, sake, champagne) and Whisky Magazine HK and Macau (for all other spirits). We asked Nicholas what brings him to Vinexpo Hong Kong this year. We are keen to look for some new emerging technologies and…
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May 30, 2018

Towards the B2C

Exclusive Interview – Paulo Pong – Managing Director – Altaya Group International Limited Considered a key player not only in its home market of Hong Kong but across Asia Pacific, Altaya Wines was recognised as the “Best Wine Merchant of the Year Asia Pacific 2011”…
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May 30, 2018

Wine – an Essential Sector for Tmall

The Chinese retail giant develops countless new ways to market wine from around the world Since 2012 the consumption of wine in this region has shifted from business to personal. We asked Mike Hu, President of the FMCG BU, Tmall – Alibaba group, to tell…
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May 30, 2018

Rosé Wine Booming

French Rosé wines from Provence are experiencing a significant growth in popularity throughout the world, but particularly in the United States, which absorbed half of last year’s exports. The internationalisation of rosé wines from Provence is “accelerating”, said Brice Eymard, director-general of the Conseil Interprofessionnel…
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May 30, 2018

The Promise of a Rose Garden…

Paul Mas has launched a new collectors’ rosé wine: the Jardin de Roses, or Rose Garden. The wine is made from 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache grapes. The harvest, coming from strictly selected plots, is destemmed on arrival at the cellar and pressed in a…
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May 30, 2018

Ott: When Provence Rhymes with Champagne

One of the best-known houses of Provence, Domaines Ott, was founded in 1912 by Marcel Ott, an agricultural engineer from Alsace who dreamed of establishing a great wine estate near the Mediterranean. Today, the wineries are owned and managed by Champagne Louis Roederer and produce…
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May 30, 2018

Cocktails – Spanish Style

Historic Spanish Sherry house González Byass is cheering growing appreciation for the famous fortified wine of Jerez in Andalusia with a showcase of its latest premium aperitifs at Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018. As popularity soars worldwide for Spain’s “wine treasure” with mixology cocktails fueling a…
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May 30, 2018

ABM Continues to Innovate with Packaging and Blends

American Beverage Marketers are back at Vinexpo Hong Kong with products including Mixology Pro, the Gourmet Bloody Mary Mixer, Finest Call, Reàl and Big Bucket, just to name a few. The company is committed to long-term worldwide leadership in the development, marketing and sale of…
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May 30, 2018

Wine Production in the Americas

US exports down globally, but China is a bright spot US wine exports, 97% from California, reached $1.53 billion in winery revenues and 380 million litres (42.2 million cases) in 2017, according to the Wine Institute. Golden State exports were down 5.5% in value and…
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May 30, 2018

Chile: Continued Growth in Wine Exports

Chile continues to export more wine that its northern neighbour, the USA, totalling around US$2bn in exports in 2017. In terms of export value, according to WTEx (World’s Top Exports) statistics. Since last year, China became Chile’s number one wine export market in 2016, ahead…
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