Posts found in 'Food, Wine, & Spirits'

China's "expensive" wine consumption skyrocketed from 2008 to 2012. (Flickr/aidanmorgan)

China’s ‘Expensive’ Wine Sales Shot Up 430 Percent In 5 Years

A new Vinexpo report finds that China's wine market growth has skyrocketed to make Chinese drinkers the second biggest group of high-priced wine consumers.

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The banquet hall of Starwood's Westin Tianjin. Shark fin soup, a Chinese banquet staple, will no longer be served at Westin locations. (Flickr/Westin Hotels and Resorts)

Starwood To Ban Shark Fin At Its Hotels and Restaurants Worldwide

The owner of Westin and Sheraton joins a growing number of companies in Asia eschewing the controversial high-end Chinese banquet dish.

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Chinese wine e-tailer's fundraising success comes in the light of China's booming wine retail industry. (Jiuxian)

China’s Gigantic Wine Market Goes Digital

Despite experts' skepticism that wine e-commerce sites would ever succeed, China defies expectations with almost a third of its wine sales taking place online.

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Why China’s Top Spirit Isn’t Just For Bureaucrats Anymore

Baijiu producer Moutai just posted a massive decline in annual sales growth, but claims it's in the midst of a comeback thanks to a rising number of non-government buyers.

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Chinese wine brand Niya is teaming up with popular actor Wu Xiubo to bolster its standing in China's rapidly growing wine market. (CITIC Guoan)

Chinese Winery Boosts ‘Respectable’ Status With Wu Xiubo

The popular star of Finding Mr. Right has been enlisted as a brand ambassador to a Chinese winery hoping to gain from his sophisticated image.

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