Do all wineries necessarily come with a beautiful château? Does SAFER discriminate against Chinese buyers? How to manage your own vineyards? Hear the answers from a Paris-based Chinese lawyer.
Starting with Jack Ma, several Chinese investors have bought new property in Bordeaux since the beginning of the Chinese ‘Monkey year’. Besides the buyer and the seller, who else plays an important part in a winery purchase deal?
Inspired by celebrity wine investors, many Chinese investors have started to dream about owning a chateau themselves. However, buying a chateau is different from buying a house, said vineyard investment specialists. Here are five things you need to think about before buying a wine estate.
One of the first Asian investors to buy a Bordeaux wine estate, Peter Kwok, has expanded his empire with the purchase of Château Tourans in St Emilion.
For many consumers, the en primeur system in Bordeaux, and the roles of merchants, négociants and the chateaux can be a bit confusing. Here's a quick Q&A explaining what it is and how it works.
Buying your own vineyard has never been easier, yet global economic and climatic uncertainties mean wine growing has also never been more fraught with difficulty.