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Chinese consumers need time to understand wines they like, says China's head of Christie's

Published:  06 November, 2011


The Chinese wine market needs time to evolve before the industry can truly determine what are the key wine trends and consumer likes and dislikes, according to Simon Tam, head of auction house, Christie's Chinese division.

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Diageo gains majority share in China's, Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing

Published:  28 June, 2011

Diageo has upped its stake to become a majority shareholder in one of China's largest spirit companies Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing.

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'Scotch Whisky' name awarded protection in China

Published:  08 November, 2010

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and the Chinese Government have reached an agreement that will ensure the protection of the Scotch whisky name.

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China not a "one billion" market

Published:  19 May, 2010

Importers may have to wait up to 15 years to make a profit in China

Potential Chinese wine consumers are currently a drop in the ocean but opportunities for growth of imported wines will exist in the next 10-15 years, Wine Intelligence announced at the London Wine Fair.

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SABMiller in China expansion

Published:  13 March, 2009

Brewing giants SABMiller has acquired one of China's largest breweries in a $42 million joint venture that will expand its influence in one of the world's most lucrative markets.

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China boosts Remy Cognac sales

Published:  22 January, 2009

Continued growth in premium categories of Cognac in China helped Remy Cointreau post a 0.9% increase in turnover on its own brands in the nine months to Dec 31.

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M&S opens first store in mainland China

Published:  07 October, 2008

Marks & Spencer has opened a flagship store in Shanghai, the retailer's first in mainland China.

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China will be leading wine producer by 2058

Published:  23 July, 2008

China will come to the fore in the next half-century and emerge as the leading wine producing country.

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China drives Pernod Ricard sales growth

Published:  23 July, 2008

China was the most important contributer to Pernod Ricard sales results in the first half of the 2007/2008 financial year.

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Cognac exports to China hit record levels

Published:  23 July, 2008

Exports shipped directly to China increased by 73.8% to 31,969 hectolitres in the last 12 months to November, Cognac trade body BNIC said.

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Wine world atlas includes China and India

Published:  23 July, 2008

The names of the world's most renowned wine-producing areas has been officially redrawn to include countries such as China, India, Georgia, Canada, New Mexico and Belgium.

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China targets illegal alcohol

Published:  23 July, 2008

CHINA: The country's top quality watchdog yesterday (September 5) began a 10-day crackdown on illegal alcohol production in four provinces, as a curtain raiser to a series of food safety and product quality inspections.

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China blamed for whisky price-hike

Published:  23 July, 2008

Whisky prices set to rise 10% or more a year due to growing international interest.

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Diageo heads into China

Published:  23 July, 2008

Diageo has taken a step forward in the Chinese market by entering a joint venture with Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing.

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Scotch leaves other spirits green with envy in China

Published:  23 July, 2008

China is in the middle of a Scotch boom, with sales up 124% in the last six months due to drinkers mixing the whisky with locally produced green tea.

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ITALIAN GIANT MOVES INTO CHINA

Published:  23 July, 2008

By Nicolas Belfrage MW & Franco Ziliani

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MACALLAN GOES TO CHINA

Published:  23 July, 2008
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