We've rounded up some of the highlights from last week's Chengdu wine fair including a the launch of JD.com's 'Authentic Goods Alliance', Vinitaly's partnership with 1919 and a troop of mythical monkey kings.
Wolf Blass was one of the most talked about wine brands at the Chengdu wine Fair. It rolled out a Manchester City-themed wine for China, while outperforming first growth Margaux and Italy's Sassicaia in a Cabernet-based blind tasting held at the Shangri-la.
This week saw a festive variety of happenings, including an audience with Wolf Blass' Chris Hatcher, exploring luscious Old Tawnies and a riotous Corsican wine dinner.
Wolf Blass has debuted its terroir-driven 'Blass' range of wines in Hong Kong and Macau, with chief winemaker, Chris Hatcher, calling the Chardonnay the "star" of the Wolf Blass portfolio.