Pernod Ricard's drive to sell more wine through restaurants in China has suffered a setback as austerity measures hit the French wine and spirits maker hard in the country.
Winemakers in lesser known regions need more than good terroir and money to emulate famous names like Bordeaux, Champagne and Rioja, argue researchers in a new book on the 'wine cluster effect'.
A company backed by Chinese investors has agreed to buy Yaldara Winery in Barossa Valley from McGuigan wines producer Australian Vintage for A$15m.
A company believed to be backed by Chinese investors has bought Quixote Winery in the sought-after Stags Leap District of California's Napa Valley.
Chinese importers have begun to trade down to cheaper Australian wines for the first time in the past year, official figures show.
The owner of Penfolds has said it is confident of winning a legal battle to protect the wine label in China, after it emerged the group has been targeted by brand squatters in the country.
The purchase of Chateau Quercy in Saint-Emilion by an unnamed Chinese industrialist came close to not happening, DecanterChina.com has been told.
Chinese wines have demonstrated their rising presence on the international stage by winning 19 medals at the 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards, including one coveted Regional Trophy.
[Feature] Chinese consumers will continue to be big buyers of Bordeaux's grand cru classe wines, despite still nursing a hangover from 'irrational exuberance' surrounding the 2009 and 2010 vintages, says the chief executive of ASC Fine Wines.
China's extreme weather poses the biggest threat to the country's ability to produce top wines, according to consultant Michel Rolland.