China’s young boutique wineries have begun demonstrating the potential to produce wines of international quality, but they need to find and refine their own identity, Steven Spurrier and sommelier Guo Ying said at a tasting of award winning Chinese wines at the Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter.
Château Mouton Rothschild MD Philippe Dhalluin achieved celebrity status on Chinese social media after hosting a masterclass of eight vintages, including Bordeaux 2005, 2009 and 2010, at the Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter.
Castel, France’s largest wine family, has sold one of its 22 Bordeaux wine châteaux to Chinese wine giant Changyu.
Don St Pierre Jr, co-founder of China-based importer ASC Fine Wines, is to leave the company at the end of the year, it has been announced.
China's fine wine lovers were out in force at the Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter over the weekend, tasting an array of top vintages from some of the world's best producers in glamorous surroundings.
Fresh figures show that China’s wine import market has rebounded strongly in volume and value in the first nine months of 2015, driven by French and Australian wines.
China’s online wine and spirits retailers have reported strong rises in sales during the 2015 version of China’s Singles’ Day shopping festival.
Japanese sommelier Hiroshi Ishida has triumphed in the finals of the Best Sommelier of Asia-Oceania competition.
COFCO recently set up an independent company for imported wines, and switched the focus of its imported wine business from building portfolio to developing distribution channels for mass consumption.
Higher than usual rainfall and subsequent disease mean that wine producers from Huailai County in China’s Hebei Province are cautious about 2015 wine harvest quality.