Silver Heights, China’s foremost terroir-driven winery in northwestern Ningxia, is now leading in the country’s quality wine exports with over 60% of Ningxia’s entire wine export value coming from this family-owned winery.
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.
Ningxia, China’s premier wine region in northwestern China, seems to have uncorked more overseas markets in the pandemic year, with a record year of wines exported, according to data released by the province’s customs department.
Here are your essential readings on China’s wine market this week: Chinese president Xi Jinping made a rare visit to Chinese wine region Ningxia last week, while Beijing is pushing to build Hainan as a free trade port like Hong Kong.
While French president Emmanuel Macron gifted Chinese president Xi Jinping a rare Domaine Romanée-Conti 1978 valued around 20,000 euros during his China trip, Xi matched up with arguably one of the best Chinese wines produced today in return.
The inaugural Singapore Wine Pinnacle Awards gave a nod to top quality Chinese wines, of which Ningxia in northwestern China nabbed three nominations including two by the country’s leading family-owned boutique winery Silver Heights.