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11 10, 2017

On the road: How China is stepping up the quality of its wines

October 11th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News, Media Coverage of the Silk Route|

By Victor Smart - Unlike many wineries in Ningxia, Silver Heights does not have antiquities and faux medieval halls to pull in the tourists. Instead it relies on the exquisite quality of a small range of wines, among the finest of more than eighty that [...]

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11 10, 2017

Asian Wine and Spirits 2016: Post-Event Report

October 11th, 2017|Media Coverage of the Silk Route|

Asia is not only a vast region, it is also extremely diverse in terms of climate, topography, culture and customs. Over the centuries, this diversity has given rise to a multi-faceted drinks industry, accounting for a large share of global production and consumption. Within [...]

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19 09, 2017

6ème édition de «l’International Wine Expo of Helan Mountain’s East Foothill »

September 19th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

La région viticole de Ningxia, en Chine, invitait des membres du jury du Concours Mondial de Bruxelles du 27 au 29/08 à la sixième édition de «l’International Wine Expo of Helan Mountain’s East Foothill », dans la ville de Yinchuan. Compte-rendu. Ningxia est sans conteste la [...]

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5 06, 2017

DO NATIVE GRAPE VARIETIES HOLD THE KEY TO THE FUTURE OF THE CHINESE WINE INDUSTRY?

June 5th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

The obvious choice for a nascent modern wine industry is to opt for the play safe, internationally renowned grape varieties, particularly in a country where wine knowledge is also in its infancy. But as consumer tastes mature and greater international presence is secured, native cultivars can become a worthwhile USP. Jicheng Zhan, [...]

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29 05, 2017

ASIA : RISING DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION SPURS NEW INTEREST IN LOCAL PRODUCTION

May 29th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

With wine consumption in Asia outstripping the pace of growth elsewhere in the world, the potential to develop a local wine industry is compelling. Sumedh Singh Mandla, the current chair of the Asian Wine Producers Association, presented the new face of Asian wines. Read the complete Article (pdf)

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26 05, 2017

HOW SPIRITS PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY

May 26th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Company president Olivia Limpe-Aw’s presentation highlighted how the Philippines oldest distillery, Destileria Limtuaco & Co, has been successful in developing world-class tropica-linspired growth. She also spoke about how use of fruits and agricultural produce is commonplace in the Philippines. Read the complete Article (pdf)

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26 05, 2017

LEBANON PROMOTES ITS MODERN-DAY, FRENCHINSPIRED WINE INDUSTRY

May 26th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Despite its ancient history of wine production and a climate well-suited to vine growing, Lebanon’s wine industry has experienced a series of setbacks over the centuries. Elie Maamari, export and marketing director of Château Ksara, told of the major milestones in the country’s wine history with a review of its current status. [...]

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25 05, 2017

THE RENAISSANCE OF ARMENIAN WINES

May 25th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Armas winery is located in the heart of the historic world of wine, in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia. Victoria Aslanian recounted how her family has preserved the 100-year-old tradition in its wine casks. Read the complete Article (pdf)

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24 05, 2017

BAIJIU – THE SPIRIT OF CHINA FOREVER

May 24th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Baijiu is at the very core of the most noble and ancient Chinese craftsmanship, explained Jinzhong Ai, winemaker at the Beijing Red Star Co., Ltd. Produced by fermenting and distilling sorghum – a grain widely grown across China – the spirit has been made using age-old rituals for over two thousand [...]

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23 05, 2017

WATCH OUT VODKA AND GIN, HERE COMES KOREAN SOJU

May 23rd, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

A staple of the Korean drinking culture, soju has experienced good times and bad since its inception in the Middle Ages. In recent years, its popularity and sales have been trending up, as Sungwhon Jung, head researcher for the world’s leading distiller of soju, Hitejinro in Seoul, explained. Read the complete [...]