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Aug. 31, 2014 Issue  :  Columns

A Vision for Wine in China

Posted: August 31, 2014  By James Laube

News & Features  :  News

Chinese Corruption Probe Targets Firms That Bought Bordeaux Wineries

Companies accused of spending $43 million in state funds on châteaus; unclear if wineries will be seized

Posted: July 1, 2014  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Wine Pirates on the China Seas

Plus, Terlato's new artist collaboration, Penfolds' new $65,000 bottle, and Taste of Hope benefits the American Cancer Society

Posted: May 8, 2014  

April 30, 2014 Issue  :  News

Chinese Wine Region Establishes Classification Modeled on Bordeaux

Posted: April 30, 2014  By Liz Thach

News & Features  :  News

Chinese Wine Region Establishes Classification Modeled on Bordeaux's

Ningxia hopes to encourage quality and grab attention by creating a ranking of estates

Posted: January 30, 2014  By Liz Thach

News & Features  :  News

Bordeaux Château Sale Turns Tragic with Helicopter Crash

New and old owners of Château La Rivière presumed dead as aircraft goes down during aerial tour

Posted: December 23, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  News

China Buys Big in Bordeaux Wineries

2013 saw a wave of Chinese investment in Bordeaux, and bigger deals may be on the horizon

Posted: December 20, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Hong Kong Collector Sues American for Questioning Wines' Authenticity

Henry Tang has accused Don Cornwell of libel after L.A. lawyer challenged Burgundies

Posted: October 14, 2013  By Peter Hellman

News & Features  :  News

Are French Wineries Being Used for Money Laundering?

Watchdogs warn that a few Chinese and Russian investors are hiding bad cash in vineyard sales

Posted: August 19, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  News

Trade Dispute Threatens European Wine Sales to China

French, Italian and Spanish wineries worry they'll be hurt in an increasingly important market

Posted: July 24, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

Blogs  :  Mixed Case: Opinion and Advice

Who's Afraid of China?

The People's Republic has embraced wine—particularly French—in the past decade; not everyone is pleased by the hug

Posted: July 11, 2013  By Mitch Frank

Is there a China backlash in France's wine regions?

China's growing thirst for wine, particularly French wine, has been a favorite topic in wine circles for several years. Our fascination is understandable—the People's Republic of China has engineered a spectacular economic story during the past two decades, growing from 2 percent of global GDP to 16 percent, according to International Monetary Fund data. As China's wealth has soared and an upper class has arisen, wine sales have grown dramatically.

But anytime a new group joins an industry as tradition-minded as wine, some people are going to grumble. The three men in Hostens may be just isolated criminals, but they might also have given voice to an underlying tension: Some wine people may not welcome the planet's newest big spenders.

June 30, 2013 Issue  :  News

China Cuts Back on High-Priced Bordeaux

Posted: June 30, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Nicki Minaj Gets into the Moscato Myx

Plus, rapper E-40 starts a wine label, Champagne gets protected status in China, and more

Posted: June 6, 2013  

April 30, 2013 Issue  :  Columns

What's Really Required

Posted: April 30, 2013  By Matt Kramer

News & Features  :  News

China Cuts Back on Big-Buck Bordeaux

A government campaign against lavish spending has led wine drinkers to spend less

Posted: April 12, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Starring Film Role for Bordeaux Château

Clos Fourtet is coming to the big screen near you. Also in this week's Unfiltered, Danny Glover launches a wine for a cause, the Chinese make illegal tiger bone wine and science opens eyes to the secret behind beer goggles

Posted: March 7, 2013  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Chinese Wine in the Voice of Russell Crowe

Plus, Burgundy and Champagne struggle for world heritage site recognition, get amped with Motörhead's new Shiraz in a box and Oregon gets a new AVA

Posted: February 7, 2013  

Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

I suspect my winery is bringing in concentrated juice. Will people actually drink that?

Posted: December 19, 2012  

News & Features  :  News

Where Is China's Wine Market Going?

As he hands over the reins of the country's top wine importer, Don St. Pierre says China is maturing and evolving

Posted: December 3, 2012  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  News

China Officially Recognizes Napa Valley Wines

Beijing grants Geographic Indication to Napa, protecting producers from counterfeiting in a rapidly growing market

Posted: December 3, 2012  By Aaron Romano

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