China has seen a slowdown in wine imports in the first half of 2017, and there are signs of higher demand for French and Australian wines at lower prices, show newly released Chinese customs figures.
A Hong Kong-based investor has become the new owner of an organic wine château in Bordeaux, according to Christie’s-owned real estate agent Maxwell Baynes.
A total of 72 hectares of vines planted within the Ningxia’s national nature reserve area are set to be pulled out after this year’s harvest, in an effort to protect the ‘natural shield’ of the Helan Mountain East wine region, said Ningxia Wine Bureau.
Decanter announces that it will hold its fourth Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter at the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on 18 November 2017.
Sixteen wineries in China are set to be granted an ‘estate wine’ trademark, as part of government efforts to establish official quality standards for those producing wines from their own vineyards.
DecanterChina.com spoke exclusively to wine producers and distributors in China to discover consumers and producers’ preferred type of closure nowadays.
Chinese ice wines have won three out of the five gold medals awarded to Asian wines at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).
Decanter has organised a Masterclass in Beijing to showcase five Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016 Gold Medal winners at this year’s TopWine China wine fair.
Chinese consumers’ new buying habits are changing the way wine shops display bottles, according to retailers.
China’s wine market is over-stocked and this has caused import growth to slow in the first three months of 2017, according to trade leaders commenting on official figures released this week.