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China: The market for wine continues to grow, but production capacity should not be overestimated

At this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, held in Beijing from May 10 to 13, professor Demei Li from the University of Agriculture in Beijing presented an overview of production, imports and the market for wine in China. Ranked amongst the ten most influential wine [...]

2018-05-25T11:44:05+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

PRECISION MARKETING KEY TO SUCCESS IN CHINA

Extremely rapid growth in China’s vineyard acreage has taken the global wine industry by surprise in recent years. However, according to Professor Demei Li, associate professor of wine tasting and oenology at the Beijing Agricultural College, China is first and foremost a consumer country offering [...]

6ème édition de «l’International Wine Expo of Helan Mountain’s East Foothill »

La région viticole de Ningxia, en Chine, invitait des membres du jury du Concours Mondial de Bruxelles du 27 au 29/08 à la sixième édition de «l’International Wine Expo of Helan Mountain’s East Foothill », dans la ville de Yinchuan. Compte-rendu. Ningxia est sans conteste la [...]

2018-05-17T09:24:47+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

DO NATIVE GRAPE VARIETIES HOLD THE KEY TO THE FUTURE OF THE CHINESE WINE INDUSTRY?

The obvious choice for a nascent modern wine industry is to opt for the play safe, internationally renowned grape varieties, particularly in a country where wine knowledge is also in its infancy. But as consumer tastes mature and greater international presence is secured, native cultivars can become a worthwhile USP. Jicheng Zhan, [...]

2018-05-17T09:24:48+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

ASIA : RISING DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION SPURS NEW INTEREST IN LOCAL PRODUCTION

With wine consumption in Asia outstripping the pace of growth elsewhere in the world, the potential to develop a local wine industry is compelling. Sumedh Singh Mandla, the current chair of the Asian Wine Producers Association, presented the new face of Asian wines. Read the complete Article (pdf) [...]

2018-05-17T09:24:48+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

HOW SPIRITS PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY

Company president Olivia Limpe-Aw’s presentation highlighted how the Philippines oldest distillery, Destileria Limtuaco & Co, has been successful in developing world-class tropica-linspired growth. She also spoke about how use of fruits and agricultural produce is commonplace in the Philippines. Read the complete Article (pdf)

2018-05-17T09:24:49+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

LEBANON PROMOTES ITS MODERN-DAY, FRENCHINSPIRED WINE INDUSTRY

Despite its ancient history of wine production and a climate well-suited to vine growing, Lebanon’s wine industry has experienced a series of setbacks over the centuries. Elie Maamari, export and marketing director of Château Ksara, told of the major milestones in the country’s wine history with a review of its current status. [...]

2018-05-17T09:24:49+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

THE RENAISSANCE OF ARMENIAN WINES

Armas winery is located in the heart of the historic world of wine, in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia. Victoria Aslanian recounted how her family has preserved the 100-year-old tradition in its wine casks. Read the complete Article (pdf)

2018-05-17T09:24:49+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

BAIJIU – THE SPIRIT OF CHINA FOREVER

Baijiu is at the very core of the most noble and ancient Chinese craftsmanship, explained Jinzhong Ai, winemaker at the Beijing Red Star Co., Ltd. Produced by fermenting and distilling sorghum – a grain widely grown across China – the spirit has been made using age-old rituals for over two thousand [...]

2018-05-17T09:24:50+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Asian Wine & Spirits News|