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.
French winemakers have sent tens of thousands of litres of Spanish wine gushing onto the motorway in southern France, in protest at mass produced foreign wine entering the country.
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.
Paul Pontallier, long time director of Château Margaux, has died only one week before the Bordeaux 2015 en primeur tastings.
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.
The biggest food and wine fair in China, the Chengdu Food and Drinks Fair, opened today (24th March), with an official promising 'increased censorship'.
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.
A Hong Kong company has joined the ranks of Chinese wine estate owners in Bordeaux after securing a deal for cru bourgeois property Château Tour Saint-Fort.