A wine made from 100% Marselan in Xinjiang was awarded a Platinum Medal at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA), providing further evidence of this variety’s potential as China’s ‘signature grape’.
A full house of Beijing wine lovers gathered to taste eight DAWA medal-winning wines at a Decanter masterclass, hosted during TopWine China on 22nd May.
With 183 Medals and Seals of Approval, China marked its best performing year at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) by doubling the number of awards won last year, and scoring a total of 8 Gold Medals.
When you’re smelling wine to assess the aromas, how much should you stick your nose into the glass and what's the best sniffing technique?
Some wines can taste sweeter than they really are, with oak, fruit, acidity and alcohol levels all playing their part in tricking your palate into detecting the presence of residual sugar, says David Glancy MS, of San Francisco Wine School.
Most wine lovers know that Fumé Blanc refers to Sauvignon Blanc made in the United States, and has likely gone through some oak ageing. But is Fumé Blanc always ‘oaky’? And where does the name come from?
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China’s wine imports rose further in 2017, with Australian, Chilean and Georgian wines showing significant growth. Meanwhile, Higher average prices for bulk and sparkling wines suggest the market’s increased demand for quality.
Chinese wine producer Great Wall is set to cut up to 40% of its range to focus on the best-selling labels, its owner COFCO group has announced.
DecanterChina.com speaks exclusively to winemakers at Chateau Changyu Moser XV to learn more about one of China’s biggest producers.