Around 7000 virus-infected young vines were destroyed by Ningxia wine bureau and the local forestry authority last week (6th April), in an effort to protect the bio-safety of China’s young wine region.
New figures show that China imported more wine by volume and value in 2016 versus 2015, with France and Australia leading the way.
Chinese online wine and spirits shop 1919.cn and two other investors are set to invest five million RMB to establish a new company specialising in purchasing imported wines, announced the company last week.
A Spanish wine brand owned by China’s biggest wine producer Changyu is set to become the official wine provider of LaLiga.
Fourteen thousand bottles of wines from Bordeaux are set to catch a direct train from Lyon to China this week, as part of China’s ‘New Silk Road’ strategy to launch more freight trains between its inland cities and Europe.
Chinese customs is set to host two online auctions this week including more than 100,000 bottles of confiscated wines.
Retired basketball star Yao Ming and his winemaker spoke exclusively to DecanterChina.com about the latest harvest season and the winery’s plan to launch its first white wine.
Chinese wines significantly increased their standing in this year’s Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA), winning 142 medals across seven regions and led by Ningxia wineries.
Today Michelin released its inaugural guide to recommended restaurants in Shanghai. Find the full list.
China has flown vines into orbit on its new ‘space palace’ laboratory, Tiangong-2, to experiment with vines’ resistance to drought and cold weather.