Fujian, the coastal province that sits across Taiwan, is an important wine consumption market in China that should be on any merchant and winery's radar. Did you know that unlike most Chinese provinces Fujian's wine consumption outweighs Baijiu? Read More
Japanese wine drinkers will have to dig deep to pay for their favorite bottles as wine retailers and merchants in the country pass on price hikes to end consumers as Japanese yen continues to depreciate. Read More
Wineries selling wines to China might have a problem: Chinese consumers are not drinking enough imported wines, and more often than not, they are reaching for a bottle of domestically produced Chinese wine. Read More
A wine importer in China has been handed a one-year-and-three-month sentence and a hefty fine of RMB 550,000 (US $86,460) for wine smuggling, taking advantage of cross-border e-commerce platforms that more than halved wine taxes. Read More
South Korea's wine imports soared over 70% in 2021 to reach a record high, making it the fastest growing Asian market for wine, as more wine drinkers turn to home consumption during the pandemic.
China’s crippling anti-dumping tariff of up to 218% have essentially upended Australia’s wine market in China, and it appears any access to the market will be even harder for Australia, as it ranks as the top country of origin rejected by Chinese customs upon entry. Read More
China's premier wine region, Ningxia, has set out clear goals to significantly improve its production capacity by 2025 to rival other international wine regions and boost its domestic wine consumption.