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Wines of South Africa opens Hong Kong office 30 Oct 2014

Trade body Wines of South Africa has opened a new satellite office in Hong Kong to help producers target key Asian markets.

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific sees record visitor numbers 6 Jun 2014

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific saw a 6.3% rise in buyer visitors from Asia, according to organisers.

Huiyuan Juice Group to buy fruit juice supplier 24 May 2013

China Huiyuan Juice Group is to buy a fruit and vegetable juice concentrate and puree maker from a major shareholder for HKD4.939bn (US$636m).

Environment chiefs eye glass bottle tax 8 Feb 2013

Hong Kong is considering a levy on glass bottles suppliers to help boost recycling rates.

San Miguel Brewery under pressure in China 6 Feb 2012

Auditors have warned that San Miguel Brewery's Hong Kong and China business faces an uncertain future, after gains from a Budweiser distribution deal failed to offset market pressure in its full-year.

Wine buyers flock to Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 27 May 2010

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific has seen visitor numbers rise by 40%, underlining the growing thirst for wine and spirits in South East Asia, according to the exhibition's organisers.

Hong Kong, Bordeaux sign new wine deal 26 May 2010

Authorities in Hong Kong and Bordeaux have signed a new wine trade deal on the back of strong growth in French wine exports to Asia.

Huiyuan Juice Group denies takeover talks 8 Dec 2009

Huiyuan Juice Group, China's largest juice firm, has denied that it is in talks to sell a stake in its business.

Christie's achieves record fine wine sale 1 Dec 2009

The thirst for fine wine continues in Asia, where auction house Christie's has achieved its highest sale in Hong Kong since relaunching auctions there more than a year ago.

Hong Kong becomes world capital of fine wine 6 Oct 2009

Hong Kong has overtaken established rivals London and New York City to become the most lucrative venue for fine wine auctions, according to top auction house Sotheby's.