Chinese law now includes trademark protection for Champagne, but enforcing the rule is as much about the classroom as the courtroom, says WANG Wei, representative of the Comité Champagne's China office, in an exclusive interview with DecanterChina.com.
Sommelierie is such a new occupation in China that not just the consumers but also sometimes people working in the wine trade, even the sommeliers themselves, couldn’t tell the definition, responsibilities and obligations of this job.
LI Demei talks about why it’s difficult to find accurate data about vineyard plantings in China, and his new Chinese wine region profile series on the new DecanterChina.com.
China’s bottled wine imports in 2015 jumped by a third in both volume and value compared to 2014, the biggest increase since 2011 and emphasising signs of a recovery in the market, show customs figures.
Australian wineries have an extra reason to celebrate the coming Chinese New Year as China looks set to overtake the UK to become Australia’s second largest wine export market by value in the next 12 months.
Limestone 'is the best party in the wine world', says Chilean soil expert Pedro Parra, who joins Andrew Jefford and others on a road trip through southern France to Cahors. See also recommended wines to look out for ahead of release...
My first lesson at the WSET level 2 started with a tasting three types of wine...
Unpleasant moldy earthy smell and taste caused primarily by TCA.
[Grape Variety] This French variety, discovered in the 1860s, is much more widely known – as Petite Sirah - in California, where there were almost 4,000 acres in 2014.