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James Suckling and COFCO launch wine app in China

American wine critic James Suckling has launched a Chinese wine app with COFCO Wine & Wine, with the aim of turning his translated ratings into a, "benchmark for buying wines and informing the wine trade and consumers in China", he says.

China opens up all mainland ports for Hong Kong wine imports

China has opened up all ports for wine imports from Hong Kong to further boost Hong Kong's position as a gateway to mainland China, the General Administration of Customs has announced.

Chinese police seize 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds

Police in Shanghai have arrested 13 people after discovering 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine destined to be sold through Alibaba's Taobao – China's version of Ebay – as well as pubs and karaoke bars.

The Flying Winemaker signs distribution deal in China

The Flying Winemaker, Eddie McDougall, has announced The Wine People as its official importing and distribution partner in China’s Guangdong province for his eponymous wines, Eddie McDougall Wines, making his first foray into the mainland market.

Uncorked: James Suckling

October 30th, 2017

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