Category Archives: Japan

VINEXPO Cancels Debut Wine Fair in Beijing

The Drinks Business have reported that VINEXPO have had to cancel their debut wine fair in Beijing. VINEXPO had planned to expand its presence in Asia in 2014. Three events were planned in Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. VINEXPO has … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and Japan – Recapturing the Market

With all the hype in Bordeaux about China over the past couple of years it’s easy to forget that Japan is an important market for Bordeaux. Japan experienced a red wine boom in the 1990s which bottomed out by 2005. … Continue reading

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Suntory Unveils new Japanese Rothschild Wine

Suntory have unveiled a new wine that they have developed with Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) called Century. The wine celebrates a century of grape cultivation at Suntory and will be on sale from December 1st (18,900 yen/$226 a bottle). … Continue reading

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Japanese Wine Joins the Mile High Club

Japan Airlines has added 4 wines to its in-air beverage service for first and executive class passengers. The surprise is that they are 4 Japanese wines. Not only are the wines themselves new, this is the first time JAL has … Continue reading

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Japanese Wine Joins the Mile High Club

Japan Airlines has added 4 wines to its in-air beverage service for first and executive class passengers. The surprise is that they are 4 Japanese wines. Not only are the wines themselves new, this is the first time JAL has … Continue reading

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Wagyu Bulls Enjoy Red Wine

We have all heard of various domestic and wild animals enjoying the odd tipple, whether it is drunken wart hogs feasting on fermenting fruit or the aged sheepdog enjoying a pint with his master. However I did not realise that … Continue reading

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