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Domaine Chandon: Targeting a niche market

An international household name for its traditional method sparkling wines, with a presence in several wine regions worldwide, Domaine Chandon moved to Ningxia in 2011. It now produces wines in a range of styles and formats, including a red sparkling version. With expert guidance [...]

2020-08-10T13:37:31+01:00August 10th, 2020|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Yinchuan – Ningxia will hold the 3rd edition of the AWS conference and tasting

On September 25-27, 2019, Ningxia region and the city of Yinchuan will host for the second time  the 3rd edition of the Asian Wine and Spirits conference and tasting, as this region is the largest concentrated production area of wine grapes in China. This event is [...]

2019-09-22T16:46:50+01:00September 22nd, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

How to respond to the needs of the on-trade in Singapore

Touted as a 1-billion-USD wine market by 2021, with an economy still in growth mode, high disposable incomes and a penchant for premium wines, Singapore is a magnet for many wine exporters. Annette Scarfe MW described the best strategies for entering the country’s on-trade.   Read more [...]

2019-09-05T13:05:38+01:00September 5th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

When world wines meet Chinese cuisines

Chinese cuisine is incredibly regionalised and complex, making wine pairing a tall order. Hang Li outlined the pitfalls of trying to marry wines and foods in China, and offered some advice on how to succeed.   Read more

2019-06-27T12:29:59+01:00June 27th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Ensuring sustainable growth for the Chinese wine industry

Before 2012, the Chinese wine industry grew rapidly – surging by 442% in eleven years. Since then, wine production has slowed and even decreased despite the continued growth of wine consumption in China. Shaohua Li analysed the reasons for the slowdown and outlined strategies for fuelling renewed growth. [...]

2019-05-28T08:58:24+01:00May 28th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

How China’s varietal range has been shaped by history and climate

Development of the Ningxia wine industry implies overcoming several obstacles and gaining a better understanding of the most suitable grape varieties and vineyard management techniques for the region. Junxiang Zhang outlined the current challenges, possible remedies and the outcome of recent research.   Read [...]

2019-04-09T08:50:54+01:00April 9th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Research starts providing some of the answers to Ningxia’s vineyard management issues

Development of the Ningxia wine industry implies overcoming several obstacles and gaining a better understanding of the most suitable grape varieties and vineyard management techniques for the region. Junxiang Zhang outlined the current challenges, possible remedies and the outcome of recent research.   Read more [...]

2019-03-06T16:26:05+01:00March 6th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Conference N°4

Translating terroir into wine «Terroir» is considered to be the primary aspect differentiating quality wine from massproduced bottlings. But what does it imply and how can Ningxia learn from the experience of world-class wine regions around the world? Bernard Burtschy offered his definitions of terroir. [...]

2019-02-25T17:19:49+01:00February 25th, 2019|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

Conference N°2

How can Ningxia reap the benefits of the future golden era for wine consumption in China? As the world’s most populous country, where the standard of living is constantly rising concurrently with a taste for Western products and lifestyle, China offers the greatest potential [...]

2018-11-20T16:19:10+01:00November 20th, 2018|Asian Wine & Spirits News|

1st Conference report

Six essential conditions to build a high quality wine regions ! Read the report of the conference given by Pedro Ballesteros Torres, Master of Wine,  at the 2nd Asian Wine Symposium and tasting held in Ningxia. Read more...

2018-11-20T16:16:38+01:00October 26th, 2018|Asian Wine & Spirits News|