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China wine imports: Will the market shrink in 2012? Plus, more on Spain…

By Jim Boyce Those used to getting drunk on massive growth when it comes to wine imports in China are finding the numbers for the first half of 2012 to be quite sobering. First, a few weeks ago I wrote that stats from China Customs showed wine imports from Spain were characterized by high volume […]

Over the Hill in China: It’s Grace vs Glory for Australia’s Henschke

With some free time due to the mid-Autumn festival, I tidied my desk last night and came across a brochure I got at the Topwine fair held in Beijing last June.  The brochure is for the South Australia brand Hill of Glory. If you are thinking, “Hmmm, that sounds pretty close to Hill of Grace […]

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