Top Chinese wines

With today marking the start of the Chinese New Year and news breaking last week that China is now the world’s largest red wine market – we thought it was a good time to highlight some of the country’s most high-profile wines.

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The Year of the Horse began today with celebrations last night marking an end to the Year of the Snake.

And there is a good chance those celebrating would have been doing so with a glass of red.

According to an IWSR survey commissioned by Vinexpo ahead of its Hong Kong fair at the end of May, Chinese red wine consumption has leapt by 136% since 2008 with 155 million nine-litre cases consumed in 2013 making it the world’s largest red wine market.

Scroll through for our pick of some of the best Chinese wines.

 

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