June 20, 2017

Key Facts the Only way is up for China’s Wine Market

China is set to become the world’s second largest wine drinking country by value by 2020, overtaking the UK and France, in the process, according to Vinexp and IWSR figures.
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June 20, 2017

Smaller Scale Chinese Winemakers on Show @ Vinexpo

Winemaking in China is primarily practised in three major regions: the province of Ningxia, Shandong (known for the cellar of Changyu), and Xinjiang. At Ningxia, the majority of the vineyards are run by about 200 small producers.
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June 20, 2017

Celebrating 1300 years of history at Yanghe Distillery

If you want an introduction to the quality of spirits being produced in China then head to Yanghe Distillery, one of the countries oldest, biggest and most influential spirit companies.
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June 20, 2017

Key Facts Spirits Leads the Way in Japan

Spirits more than wine turns the heads of the average Japanese drinker, making it the biggest market for imported spirits anywhere across the Asia-Pacific.
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June 20, 2017

Sake and Shochu Brewers Unite at Vinexpo

Up till three years ago it was hard to find quality sake in leading restaurants and bars around the world. But thanks to a new export drive by the Japanese government to promote its goods and services around the world, sake and shochu, Japan’s popular…
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June 20, 2017

Making the Case for Japanese Rice

You won’t get very far in producing sake without a good supply of the right kind of quality rice. Which is good news for the Japan Rice and Rice Industry Export Promotion Association which is tasked with the promotion and worldwide distribution of rice products,…
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