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Bulking Up & Some Stars

Friday, May 31, 2019

Good morning! As you read this I will be in Yantai China at the inaugural, World Bulk Wine Exhibition Asia (WBWEA), presenting a tasting of Australian wines. This event has developed out of the WBWE which is held in Amsterdam in late November each year for the last ten years. It is the major forum for global bulk wine trading. Read More...

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...