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China’s wine regions: Xinjiang

Chen Lizhong of Tiansai Vineyards in Xinjiang’s Yanqi opens up to dbHK about the challenges of making wine in Xinjiang’s tough climate conditions and the common misconceptions about Chinese wines.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 No Comments »

Australian wines’ ageing ability highlighted in China

The ageing ability of Australia’s finest wines and some rare Barossa gems came under focus at a series of master classes organised by Wine Australia across China last week.

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 No Comments »

Wine pairing with five ‘bizarre’ Chinese dishes

We asked experts from leading wine merchants in Hong Kong and China to come up with wine suggestions for five bizarre Chinese dishes from snake soup to century eggs.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 1 Comment »

Italy steps up efforts in China

Italian wines are gearing up to increase their market share in China as trade organisations step up promotional efforts and move to secure Chinese trademark rights.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

WA announces 2017 Michelin events

Wine Advocate and the Michelin Guide’s series of Macau and Hong Kong dining events for 2017 have now been announced.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Moutai to surpass Diageo?

China’s baijiu maker Kweichow Moutai’s market value closed at record high on Wednesday, surpassing 450 billion RMB (US$65.4 billion), bolstered by the company’s announcement for a projected 25.38% revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Cava sales fizzing in Japan

Cava sales in Japan have increased year on year since 2008, and the Spanish sparkler has found a happy foothold in one of Asia’s most established wine markets, says Roman Linert, managing director for Codorniu Raventos in Asia.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Changyu suffers production losses across its main wine regions

China’s oldest and largest wine producer, Changyu, suffered crop losses in six of its major winemaking regions across China last year.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

300 cases of counterfeit wine found in Shanghai

Police in Songjiang District in Shanghai recently uncovered roughly 300 cases of counterfeit Carlo Rossi, worth about 800,000 RMB (US$116,262), underlining that forgers are also targeting mass-produced wines to mislead customers.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

China’s beer market faces headwind

China’s beer consumption has been dropping for the past two years, and is set to continue the downward trend for the next five years, according to BMI Research.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

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