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Sunday 7 February 2016

China

Britain signs £100m barley deal with China

Britain has signed a £100 million deal with China to export around 750,000 tonnes of the grain to the country over the next five years, the UK’s Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine on the Chinese Silk Road

With an exclusive translation of the summary of Sherry Weng’s book The Wine & Culture Journey of The China Silk Road, the author takes a special look at winemaking and wine tourism in Gansu Province.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Greene King selling out across China

Demand for British beer brand Greene King is soaring across China following president Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK, where he was pictured enjoying a pint of its IPA with the British prime minister.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

HK extends customs clearance to China

Hong Kong’s growing importance as a hub of the Asian drinks trade has been given a further boost, with customs clearance granted to wines imported into further regions in China.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Rhône Valley charms China consumers

Inter-Rhône is “rolling out the red carpet” with colourful mass media campaigns in a bid to win over China’s younger generation of drinkers.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Chan: Austerity has given rise to ‘real consumers’ in China

China’s austerity drive has been positive for Chinese winemakers, allowing for the “birth of the real consumer”, believes the CEO of one of the country’s biggest producers.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

HK wine exporters open doors to China

The eighth Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) International Wine and Spirits Fair has begun with the spotlight put on the city’s role as a re-exporter to Mainland China.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

China no longer an ‘El Dorado’ for wine traders

A dramatic slump in demand is putting paid to China’s reputation as an ‘El Dorado’ for wine trading, one French importer has said.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Chinese customs seize 520k bottles of Cognac

Customs officials have seized 520,000 bottles of Louis Royer Cognac, worth an estimated 400 million yuan (£41m), imported illegally into China’s mainland.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux sweetens up Hong Kong and China

Under the name of “Sweet Bordeaux”, 10 Bordeaux appellations have focused on Hong Kong and China this year as key areas of growth.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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