Koshu of Japan seems to be making real inroads into the UK. Yesterday's tasting at the Imagination Gallery in London, the third annual event there, was the best attended to date with 138...
Those of you who have never heard of the Japanese grape variety about which I wrote on Saturday in Koshu gets a passpor t may be a bit puzzled. But Grace Koshu was certainly the wine that stood...
This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. 'Japan, wine exporter' has a somewhat unlikely ring to it, but that is the aim of a new organisation, Koshu of...
Here's how to feel important. Go to Yamanashi prefecture in Japan, where 95% of all Japanese Koshu grapes are grown. Taste a few of them. Then go to a press conference of local journalists who...
Last week, jostling for attention with all those burgundy 2008 tastings in London, came a substantial delegation of wine producers from ... Japan.
Seen here are scenes from the...
The Japanese wine market is evolving steadily with more education and global awareness, but Japan remains a modest wine-consuming country.
Although Japan has already experienced some...
I know that at the moment many wine lovers will be seeking news of Châteaux in south-west France. That will follow. Meanwhile here is an assessment of Japan's most famous 'Château'....
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