China is not necessarily the answer

Major wine companies should not pin their futures on China, warns Krug chief

28 Jul 2014 | By James Lawrence

The wine world needs to let go of its obsession with China, and stop believing that the market can solve all its problems, according to Margareth Henriquez., chief executive of Krug, the top branded Champagne house.

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Chinese crackdown on gifting expected to hit Diageo's full year results

28 Jul 2014 | By Erin Smith

The crackdown in China on luxury products and gifting continues to hit major drinks players with Diageo expected to announce a further drop in sales in the country in its full year results this week including another hit on its premium baijiu brand, Shui Jing Fang.

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014 expecting record breaking visitors

28 May 2014 | By Erin Smith

The eighth Vinexpo Asia-Pacific kicked off yesterday with 1,300 exhibitors - making it the largest exhibition of its kind in Asia, say organisers - who hope to welcome more than 17,000 visitors to the three-day show.

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