The last ten years: China

The last ten years: China If we look back to 2006 and consider how mainland China’s wine market has changed, it’s first worth considering just how young that market was. By 2006, the imported wine market was barely 15 years old and Chinese wine production, though expanded in the 1980s, had not yet made the…

Bordeaux in China: The return of the king

China is again Bordeaux’s top export market, show the latest customs figures. But how has this happened? Terry Xu analyses the revival of a classic region in the Chinese market. I know—some wine lovers in China may frown upon this title, especially if they already knew that I have been a passionate supporter of Bordeaux.…