Wine Intelligence

Chinese consumers shifting towards ‘mainstream’ wines says new Wine Intelligence study

14 May 2015 | By Erin Smith

According to a new Wine Intelligence China Portraits 2015 report, the “traditional” Chinese wine consumer is evolving away from just drinking the top end Bordeaux wines and  “a new generation of wine drinkers who are drinking more frequently and seeking value in the category” are emerging.

A little trouble in big China

Economists brace for China’s slowing economy

13 Apr 2015 | By Erin Smith

China has reported a 15% fall in exports and a 12% fall in imports for the month of March 2015, which has increased concerns that the Chinese economy is slowing down.

David Furer

David Furer dicovers much to admire in Ningxia - China's arguably best quality wine region

24 Mar 2015 | By David Furer

The International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) estimates China’s grape vine plantings at 400k hectares. China allows its producers to blend up to 20% of foreign wine into their bottlings while allowing them to label such wines as originating from within its borders without qualification.

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Spain country report

Spain Country Report 2014

03 Sep 2014 | Updated: 03 Sep 2014 | By Subscriptions

Spanish wines are becoming increasingly popular across all channels of the trade and at all price points. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest trends, regions, varieties, including what key buyers across the UK wine trade think will happen to the Spanish wine category in the next year by reading this special Harpers Country report. 

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