China’s online wine and spirits retailers have reported strong rises in sales during the 2015 version of China’s Singles’ Day shopping festival.
Japanese sommelier Hiroshi Ishida has triumphed in the finals of the Best Sommelier of Asia-Oceania competition.
COFCO recently set up an independent company for imported wines, and switched the focus of its imported wine business from building portfolio to developing distribution channels for mass consumption.
Higher than usual rainfall and subsequent disease mean that wine producers from Huailai County in China’s Hebei Province are cautious about 2015 wine harvest quality.
Actress Zhao Wei (Vicky) used her superstar status to launch her prestigious Bordeaux wines on the Chinese mass market online shop Tmall.com, featuring both high end and affordable offerings.
A UK state banquet held for visiting Chinese president Xi Jinping included Chateau Haut-Brion 1989, a 2009 vintage English sparkling wine and vintage Port, sources have told DecanterChina.com.
There is a strict hierarchy when it comes to releasing wines from the UK government's wine cellar and Xi Jinping is likely to make the top rung.
Delving through the archives, publishing director Sarah Kemp describes the stories behind the early years of Decanter.
Uneven rainfall in September has complicated the 2015 wine harvest in the Ningxia region and is likely to lead to much more varied quality in this year’s vintage.
Profile of the Asia Red Regional Trophy winner at Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015.