Bordeaux exports less to China

Dec 02, 2014 No Comments by

Between 2009 and 2014, exports of still wine to the Middle Kingdom exploded, gaining 168% in value and 231% by volume. However exports of Bordeaux in the world fell by 28% in the first semester of 2014 according to the Federation of Exporters of Wines and Spirits (FEWS). China is the cause of this drop. […]

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Who is the Chinese wine-drinker?

Nov 25, 2014 No Comments by

Speculation and analysis has surrounded the Chinese wine consumer, and as a booming but young market, contradictory opinions have flourished as experts, in a rush to seize market share. Consumption has grown by 136% in the last six years, reaching 155 million 9-litre cases in 2013. While there was a 3.8% dip in year-on-year sales […]

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Castle Fourcas Dupre wins it all in China!

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments by

Origins and mysteries of Castle Fourcas Dupré Castle Fourcas Dupre is welcomed by Chinese connoisseurs and amateurs alike French red wines have always been considered as the top wine one can find anywhere in the world. Amongst them is a rising star that is coming to China and is meeting success : The Chateau Fourcas […]

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How to sell your wine in China via ecommerce?

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

Every year Chinese spend 100 billion yuan in wine. However, there has yet to be a leader in wine brokerage or retailing because of the low prices set by the e-commerce companies. Until 2010, most of the wine business was held via corporate and government affiliates as well as gaining clients through networking. High prices […]

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The success story of wine selling in China

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

What makes wine one of the best products bought in China? What are the habits and characteristics of wine consumption in China? How would you describe the typical profile of the Chinese consumer? What are their preferences in terms of brand and category? The main features of the Chinese wine drinking behaviour will be developed […]

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How can you take advantage of the soaring Chinese wine consumption?

Jul 09, 2014 No Comments

The Chinese wine consumption market is booming Within only three years, the wine industry in China drastically soared. Wine Intelligence forecast 25 million of wine consumers in China but it is indeed 45 million of Chinese that drink wine regularly. In fact, it is no longer an elite trend or something reserved to a few, […]

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Wine in Myanmar is developing

Jan 09, 2014 No Comments

Wine in Myanmar is developing In Myanmar, the area of Red Mountain in Shan State, has become an attraction for foreign intrigued to find this drink in the area. “Everyone is surprised to see a vineyard here in the middle of Burma, with modern equipment,” says François Raynal, winemaker who has been working in the […]

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The best location to produce wine in China: Shandong, Ningxia or Yunnan .

Nov 22, 2013 1 Comment

The best location to produce wine in China is …     There is on ongoig quest to decide where the prestigious Chinese wine of the future will come from. Current investments by French companies illustrate this competition between three different locations: Ningxia province, in the center of China, the north of Ningxia has a […]

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list of the Bordeaux wine domains that have been bought by Chinese investors

Aug 26, 2013 2 Comments

list of the Bordeaux wine domains that have been bought by Chinese investors   A brief review of the situation: The pace of Chinese acquisitions in the French vineyard of Bordeaux has been steadily increasing for a few months. The current speed is about one “château” per month, a buying frenzy that has a contrasted […]

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Hospices de Beaunes attract Chinese buyers

Aug 20, 2013 No Comments

Hospices de Beaunes attract Chinese buyers     Each year, the city of Beaune in France hosts the most famous sales of vintage wines from around the world. All persons who are passionate by wine are moving: professional, connoisseurs, expert, non professional…. It was during the third weekend of November 2012, that these entire people […]

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