To kick off our review of the year just passed, we start with a look back at another envelope-pushing 12 months of news, events and conversation for Asia’s drinkers and drinksmiths.
Mark Klingspon explains the fight for longevity and international recognition at one of Shanghai’s most successful bars.
After 20-odd years in the business, Aki Wang wants to secure a future for Taiwan’s young bartenders – and he sees it in the tea leaves.
The boost pushes Singapore to third in bar count behind the US and UK.
Singapore took 13 spots, and plenty of new entries kept this year's list exciting.
Hong Kong joins Tokyo and Singapore on the World's 50 Best Bars list.