Wine Australia believes Chinese austerity measures will benefit the wine industry in the long term, despite attributing its slide in this market to the crackdown.
A 500-year-old Ming wine cup has sold at auction for a staggering $36 million (£21.5m), breaking the world record for the most expensive piece of Chinese porcelain ever sold.
A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.
Australian wine sales have fallen flat in China, with one producer admitting that the country is not “the El Dorado” the industry was hoping it to be.
Vinitaly International hosted a roundtable event in China recently to try and see how Italian imports to the country might be lifted into double figures.
This year’s ProWine China will get 50% more exhibition space and a new networking event called “ProWine in the City”.
China and the EU have signed a deal which will see Beijing end its anti-dumping inquiry into European wine imports.
As ProWein turns 20 this year, it commissioned Wine Intelligence to examine what the driving forces in the wine world will be in the next 20 years.
A chemical found in red wine could slow cancer growth without the “toxicity and irritation” of chemotherapy and improve surgical outcomes for bladder cancer.
The CEO of Grace Vineyard in China on acceptance, drinking Pol Roger with emperors and poets, and why wine is the greatest love of her life.
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