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CHINA - FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Friday, July 06, 2018

Vinexpo Hong Kong (HKV) held in late May (where Australia was the “Country of the Year” in 2018) brought out some very interesting facts. Starting with the estimate that China will continue to drive the world’s wine sales growth as it increases its consumption to around USD23 billion by 2023. To put that into context, Australia (at No.2 imported wine country) sold them AUD2 billion worth of wine in 2017. It is estimated that China will become the second largest (by value) wine market in the world by then, second only to the USA. Read More...

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WINES OR MORE

Friday, November 10, 2017

A slight variation on Jules Verne’s classic novel, which I thought was appropriate seeing as how I am currently in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair (HKIWSF). A thriving, ubber cosmopolitan meeting of wine souls from around the world – well the eastern half of it at least. www.hktdc.com/fair/hkwinefair-en/ Read More...