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Saturday 20 September 2014

China

Wine knowledge extremely limited among China’s wealthy elite

Almost one third of China’s richest citizens have admitted they know nothing about wine and just buy top end brands for gifting or displaying.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 2 Comments »

US helps Pernod off-set Chinese slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a “solid performance” in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Moser has Chinese estate named after him

One of China’s leading estates, Changyu, has named its new Ningxia-based winery after its consultant, Austrian winemaker Laurenz (Lenz) Moser.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 No Comments »

China’s super rich reveal their favourite drinks

An annual survey of consumption habits among China’s millionaires has revealed the country’s preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Cleavage Creek bounces back

A Chinese group has bought Cleavage Creek winery in Napa Valley and is believed to have plans for reviving the dormant brand in the Macau casino market.

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 No Comments »

China’s 10 best selling wines online

For those doubting the power of Bordeaux in the Chinese market, db counts down the top 10 best-selling wines on Asian-based wine website Wangjiu.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 No Comments »

WSET hits record student numbers

New figures released by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) show the number of students for the academic year 2012/13 are at an all-time high.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Coconut ‘wine’ hopes to charm Chinese

A Filipino “wine” made from the sap of coconut palm flowers is hoping to capitalise on a growing thirst for coconut wine in Asia by launching in the Chinese market.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Dangerous’ Spanish wine seized by Chinese officials

As many as 2,500 bottles of imported Spanish wine have been destroyed by officials in China after being found to contain dangerously high levels of iron.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Spanish wines best suited to Chinese palate

Spanish reds have a “wonderful opportunity” in China, according to Alun Griffiths MW, new international director for Beijing’s VATS Liquor.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

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