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The luxury wine business of China curated by Cheray Unman
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Yao Ming’s $289 Cabernet, and what it says about China’s wine market

Yao Ming’s $289 Cabernet, and what it says about China’s wine market | China Wine | Scoop.it

Yao Family Wines is a bit different from other sports figures’ vanity wines in that it is being targeted primarily for the Chinese market. The sole wine released so far, the 2009 Yao Ming Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, will retail for $289 per bottle. The debut release consists of 5,000 cases, according to Wine Spectator, and a second 500-case limited release, Yao Family Reserve, is scheduled for early next year.

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Parker smells potential in China's wines

Parker smells potential in China's wines | China Wine | Scoop.it
If you hesitate about choosing from a large selection of wine, what will you do? For many people, the solution is quite simple: choose one with a high score from Robert Parker.
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China lacks wine drinking culture

China lacks wine drinking culture | China Wine | Scoop.it

China is a diverse, growing market but without a wine drinking culture, according to David Andrews, general manager at ASC Fine Wines.

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China : “A large number of wine distributors are expected to go bankrupt in 2013”

China : “A large number of wine distributors are expected to go bankrupt in 2013” | China Wine | Scoop.it

High prices and profits will be hard to hold onto in the wine industry in 2013 with dramatic price drops underway. “A large number of wine distributors are expected to go bankrupt in 2013,” predicted Mr. Xu, an imported wine distributor.

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Education holds key to China's wine market

Education holds key to China's wine market | China Wine | Scoop.it
Educating Chinese drinkers about Australian wine at the point of purchase, including venues such as supermarkets, bars and six-star hotels, will be crucial for the industry to thrive in one of the most important wine markets in the world.

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Tracy Cervellone CWE's curator insight, March 28, 2013 12:56 PM

Really key. To any wine market. 

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Vinexpo 2013 Global Wine Forecast (Includes interview)

Vinexpo 2013 Global Wine Forecast (Includes interview) | China Wine | Scoop.it
Vinexpo Bordeaux 2013 is scheduled to take place June 16 – 20. China is now third-largest red wine consuming country, surpassing the U.S. for the first time.
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China will import less over the next four years: Vinexpo research

China will import less over the next four years: Vinexpo research | China Wine | Scoop.it
China will import wine at a slower pace as the country's domestic wine production increases - while the world's most populous nation is set to become the world’s second-biggest wine consumer by 2016.
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Le Marche Wines Tasted in China

Luigi Giusti - Luigino - Dark ruby color, pleasant notes of black cherry, milk chocolate and balsamic. Very pleasant taste. Fitted for spiced pork cutlet.Rubbjano - Deep ruby colour with dark violet tints. Mature roses, with hints of the forest and suggestion of vanilla. Fitted for spiced pork cutlet.Sartarelli - Verdicchio Balciana - Brillant Gold color, many harmonic sensation to the nase, syrup peach, grapefruit, dry banana, resin. Perfect balance between smoothness and fresh mineral taste, very long lasting with almond final notes.Elaborated Fish, Veal and young goat cheese.Verdicchio Tralivio - Greenish Gold color, Freshness, with notes mineral, nuts, grass. Balance between acidity and body, final with almond taste. Fish and veal as saltimbocca.Verdicchio Passito - Topaz yellow colour introduces a sweet bouquet of aromas, a mixture of candied quince fruits, honey, saltish and iodate notes. The sweet wine is delicious with mature cheeses (also accompanied with jams or honey) and with various desserts, particularly almond tarts or biscuits.
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Wine Industry Tries to Fix Image in China

Wine Industry Tries to Fix Image in China | China Wine | Scoop.it
California's wine establishment, led by Bay Area vintners, brokers and trade representatives, is trying to change the poor reputation the state's wine has in China.
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Bright prospects seen for China's wine industry|HongKong Business

Bright prospects seen for China's wine industry|HongKong Business | China Wine | Scoop.it
Wine consumption is expected to grow by as much as 90 percent in China over the period from 2009 to 2014 as changing lifestyles result in increasing demand for quality wines.
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Great wine of China?

Great wine of China? | China Wine | Scoop.it
While we don't have much that's worth drinking on our shelves just yet, expect Chinese wine to get a lot of attention in the months and years to come. Many writers, critics and other wine folk who have visited their winemaking regions and/or tasted the wines coming out of China say that the country is poised to make a serious breakthrough in the global market.
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This Sino-French Startup Aims to Give China a Monthly Taster of Fine Wines

This Sino-French Startup Aims to Give China a Monthly Taster of Fine Wines | China Wine | Scoop.it
As well as being a conventional online seller of premium wines, it also aims to be the leading subscription e-commerce offering on the wine market in China.
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China Sprouting Homegrown Wine Culture

China Sprouting Homegrown Wine Culture | China Wine | Scoop.it
The Huailai Amethyst Manor vineyard and winery isn’t exactly world famous. Yet that’s clearly the image for which the brand is striving.
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Liv-ex founder James Miles: "Away from the First Growths, mature and third and fourth tier Bordeaux wine continue doing well. Right Bank wine like Angelus and Pavie are at all-time highs. "

Liv-ex founder James Miles: "Away from the First Growths, mature and third and fourth tier Bordeaux wine continue doing well. Right Bank wine like Angelus and Pavie are at all-time highs. " | China Wine | Scoop.it
The wine market has been very tough particularly in Greater China including Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. These markets are at the heart of the slow-down. There are far too many players there currently.
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Wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd sets up shop in Hong Kong

Wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd sets up shop in Hong Kong | China Wine | Scoop.it
Berry Brothers & Rudd is eager to make the most of China's growing taste for fine wines
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10,000 bottles of red wine found in abandoned Chinese house - Telegraph

10,000 bottles of red wine found in abandoned Chinese house - Telegraph | China Wine | Scoop.it
Some 10,000 bottles of Chateau Lafite Rothschild red wine has been found in a derelict house in China.

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Britain's oldest wine merchant puts new Chinese wine on sale

Britain's oldest wine merchant puts new Chinese wine on sale | China Wine | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's oldest wine merchant is giving its official stamp of approval to Chinese wine by stocking four wines produced in China from European grapes, a production shift which could...
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