China Officially Recognizes Napa Valley Wines

Aaron Romano
Issue: February 28, 2013

For more than a decade, Napa Valley vintners have been exporting wine to China; now, Napa will be the first wine region acknowledged with Geographic Indication (GI) status in China. Geographical indications are used internationally as a certification of authenticity. Wine Spectator's Aaron Romano explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 29, 2013.

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