Fresh customs figures shows that China’s wine import figures continue to grow in both volume and value during the first three months of 2016. Australian and Chilean wines leaped in volume, while French wines are showing significant growth in average price.
What is it like to be making wines in the extremely remote Northeast China? What is a ‘good vintage’ there? DecanterChina.com speaks exclusively to John Salvi MW to find out his experience as the winemaker of Changyu’s Xinjiang estate.
Chinese importer ASC Fine Wines intends to bring more wine brands to its online shop, amid making major investments on digital distribution channels.
The Chinese interest in buying Bordeaux en primeur is ‘recovering’, though the key lies in the price of the ‘modern and charming’ 2015 vintage, said merchants.
China’s biggest winemaking company, Changyu, is set to double its wine education presence in 2016.
ASC Fine Wines is seeking a ‘rebirth’ in 2016 by selling more affordable wines through local distributors.
The biggest food and wine fair in China, the Chengdu Food and Drinks Fair, opened today (24th March), with an official promising 'increased censorship'.
Three of China’s biggest online distributors of alcoholic beverages, 1919.com, Jiuxian.com and Wangjiu.com have set out plans to significantly increase their service for wine lovers, announced during Chengdu Food and Drinks Fair.
Follow-up: Wine Australia announced today (15 March) the official launch of the 'Australian Wine Flavours Card', which aims to identify the Chinese equivalent of Western tasting terms.
Bordeaux negociant GRM was sold to co-founder of Qeelin Jewellery and two Chinese investors, the company announced today.