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China’s Consumers Flock To Imported Wines

Imported wines are booming in China, up 44% to 62 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2016

Wine Spectator: China’s Internet Billionaire Buys Bordeaux Château For More Than $16M

Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba and one of the richest men in China, has quietly begun a campaign to acquire Bordeaux wineries, completing a deal to buy Château de Sours, a 198-acre estate in Entre-Deux-Mers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2016

News Briefs for September 2, 2015

•China’s Alibaba Group has unveiled a new wine-centric “Vineyard Direct” program on its Tmall online marketplace—the largest third-party e-commerce platform in China—beginning with the opening of a Robert Mondavi Wines flagship store. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 2, 2015

Wine Spectator: How Serious Is China About Fighting Fake Wine Sales Online?

Is the Chinese government serious about cracking down on online sales of counterfeit wines? Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2015