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Wednesday 1 April 2015

China

Chinese now own 100 Bordeaux estates

One hundred Bordeaux châteaux are now owned by Chinese investors as interest in the region from China shows no sign of abating.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

China: Tianjin, Hebei, Beijing & Shandong

China became the biggest consumer of red wine in the world in January. Why such enthusiasm for wine?

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

China: Xinjiang, Ningxia & Shanxi

Today, more than ever, the wine world has its eyes fixed on China.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 3 Comments »

US demand driving world wine market

Demand for wine from US consumers is set to drive the world wine market over the next three years, according to a recent study conducted by the IWSR for Vinexpo.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

SAB Miller reports Chinese drop

SAB Miller is the latest drinks company to report a slump in China, as the downturn starts affecting beer rather than just spirits.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Man wearing watermelon on head arrested

A man who has frequently appeared on the Beijing metro wearing a watermelon on his head and carrying bottles of beer has been apprehended by police.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Australian exports to Asia up in 2014

Australian wine exports to Asia rose 8% by volume in 2014 and despite the slowdown in China, bottled exports are recovering to pre-austerity levels.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Buoyant US fails to halt Cognac slide

Global Cognac exports saw another dip in 2014 as the category came up against “a conflicting and unstable economic backdrop”.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

China wine industry suffers ‘shakeout’

Bottled wine imports into China declined last year, marking the first negative growth in the modern history of vinous shipments into the country.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

China’s taste for Bordeaux takes a tumble

Two of Bordeaux’s leading players speak to the drinks business about the volatile Chinese market and the current mood among négociants.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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