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Tuesday 23 September 2014

China

China’s entry-level wine market gets boost

A government crackdown on gift giving has slowed down sales of top end imported wines in China, but sales at the other end of the market are booming.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds locked in Chinese legal battle

Treasury Wine Estates has been taken to court over the use of its adopted Chinese name for Penfolds, “Ben Fu”, after a court verdict was appealed.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Wine Brands 2014

Within a notoriously fragmented wine industry, a number of brands have succeeded in building a presence that makes them household names.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Tempranillo and India growing fastest

At May’s MW symposium in Florence, geneticist José Vouillamoz revealed which grapes and countries were growing fastest – and the leaders weren’t what people expected.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Suarez bottle opener hits the market

A Chinese company has begun marketing a “biting” Luis Suarez bottle opener after his latest player chomping episode at the World Cup.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux wineries could be confiscated in Chinese crackdown

Two Chinese companies have been accused of misusing £25 million in public funds with 14 Bordeaux châteaux among their purchases.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Lafite China’s first wine declared ‘not bad’

DBR Lafite managing director Christopher Salin described the first wine from its Chinese vineyard as “not bad, not yet good”.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

China’s taste for imported wines doubles

Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Millions of Chinese government money spent on vineyards

Millions of pounds worth of Chinese government funds was apparently funnelled into French vineyards according to the country’s audit office.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Potel: ‘beautiful future’ for Burgundy in Asia

Burgundian producer Nicolas Potel has said that the region has a real future in Asia but that it must also realise there may be limitations to its ambitions.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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