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  • Already today China is a big force on the world market for wine. This week Britt, my co-author of this column, is in China. One of ten invited international wine experts to judge a wine competition with Chinese wines in the Ningxia region.Britt was there already in 2005, on a simi…
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  • Sun Miao is the owner of the Domaine des Ar?mes vineyardin the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.In 2011, when my husband and I decided to return to China and set up our own winery, all our friends told us we were insane. We were living in France then: I was working at a wine-trading…
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  • When we think of wine countries, France and Italy are often top of mind.But it is not a stretch to suggest that the most important wine nation in the world may well be China. When you consider the size of China's emerging consumer demand, the exponential growth in vineyard pla…
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  • "More Chinese people like wine - they want to know more about it" - Interview, Alan's Wines & Spirits chairman Alan WangAlan Wang was bitten by the wine bug while he was studying in California. When he returned to his native China in 2011, he started a wine store…
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  • Chinese consumers are no longer regarded by wine exporters as a soft touchChina has been trying to produce high-quality wine that can compete in the international market ? EPAIt is unfortunate that Chinese wine drinkers seem to be deserting the produce of their own vineyards for …
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  • Booming Australian wine exports to China and Hong Kong are driving the strategy of the Chinese company behind Grand Dragon, as it prepares to build its own $80m winery in Victoria.NYTChina's third biggest wine company is aiming to have an $80 million winery up and running by 2…
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  • Chinese drinkers areshowing an increasing thirst forAustralianwines, making them the toast of exporters whose businesses are benefitting from the discerning palates of the country’s growing middle class and a multitude of buying options.Australianwine exports toChinagrew 51 per c…
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  • From seemingly nowhere China has become one of the world’s leading wine producers; from sweet ice wines produced in northern Liaoning province, to cabernet sauvignons cultivated in Ningxia bordering the Gobi desert, or those from the remote foothills of the Himalayas the country …
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  • The Chinese like to drink wine. China’s millionaires, of which there are beau coup, don’t think twice about dropping $300 on a bottle of wine. And, since China’s economy looks like it’s emerging from its recent doldrums, wine consumption is on the upswing. Not only is per capi…
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  • ATTRACTING drinkers who are occasional or non-wine consumers will be a key battleground in China in years to come, Adelaide based industry expert Dr Justin Cohen says.Australian wine — predominantly red — has experienced staggering growth in the past decade in China, with sales …
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  • Don't tell it to French winemakers, but in 2015, the Chinese wine industry hit a major milestone by narrowly surpassing France in land dedicated to vineyards. With 7,990 square kilometers of grape-growing land concentrated mostly in China’s north-central and northwestern regi…
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  • Italy is one of the biggest wine producing countries in the world, and wines from Italy usually take a considerable share in mature wine markets including the US, UK and Germany.However, customs figures show that in 2015 Italy only ranks 5th as the source country of imported wines…
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  • Emma Gao, the formidable winemaker behind China’s leading boutique winery Silver Heights in northern China, is one of the forefront vintners revolutionising consumers’ attitude towards Chinese wines. A certified oenologist trained in Bordeaux, Gao studied oenology at Bordeaux Un…
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  • A black Mercedes R320 pulls up in the muddy driveway, and out steps a tanned 71-year old . Gao Lin’s handshake is firm. His wide brown American-style cowboy hat betrays a more sober communist past.He was once a soldier during the Cultural Revolution, then a government cadre under…
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  • China’s leading enologist Li Demei is responsible for helping improve the quality of Chinese wines in the global stage with his various consulting work, particularly in China’s northwestern Ningxia and Xinjiang provinces. Voted as one of the 10 most influential wine consultants …
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  • China’s premium wine region Ningxia will likely see a drop of 5% in wine production compared with last year due to heavy rainfalls in September, says Li Demei, China’s leading wine expert.In a phone interview withdbHK, Li said floods earlier this year along Helan Mountain affect…
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  • It wasbound to come to an end eventually. Having spent years fantasising about the cloud of bliss life would be if only I could pass all my Master of Wine exams and “just” have the research paper left, I now find that peachy cloud slowly evaporating and myself settling into the …
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  • IN last week’s column I suggested red Burgundies for Christmas, but the holiday season in China is much more expansive in terms of occasions and length of time. In Shanghai, festivities start well before Christmas and extend through the Chinese New Year and encompass a myriad of …
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  • What has changed for Australian wines in China since the two countries signed the Free Trade Agreements a year ago? Decanter spoke exclusively to Wine Australia, Chinese importers and wine experts to grasp the momentum.Image: Australian Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb a…
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  • Justin Cohen from Ehrenberg-Bass Institute has said that China’s rapidly evolving wine consumer market is like “dog years” with one year in China equating to seven years elsewhere.Justin Cohen speaking at Meiburg’s Wine in China conferenceSpeaking at the Wine in China conferen…
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