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    Duclot – out of the shadows

    A shorter version of this article about a leading figure in the Bordeaux wine trade is published by the Financial Times. The Bordeaux wine trade is…

    12 Jan 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Young guns of Ningxia

    Louise Hurren sheds light on the rapid evolution of the Chinese wine market through profiles of five over-achievers in wine-minded Ningxia. Of China's…

    2 Oct 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Max on Oz

    Happy days are here again

    See also Australia looks north.  ‘This feels like a watershed moment', said McLaren Vale winemaker Corrina Wright, one of a record 150 Australian…

    4 Jun 2018 Max Allen
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    Australia looks north

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times.  See also Happy days are here again by Max Allen. Australian wine’s fortunes…

    2 Jun 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Max on Oz

    ​Chinese invest in Australian wine

    We hear a lot about how China is now the Australian wine industry’s number one export wine market. What’s less well known is the growth of Chinese…

    5 Jun 2017 Max Allen
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    Chinese wine drinkers turn to imports

    A much shorter version of this article is published in the comment section of the Financial Times. It is unfortunate that Chinese wine drinkers seem…

    21 Apr 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    WWC 8 - Zekun Shuai

    These entries in our wine writing competition come from one of the youngest competitors, writing with an impressive grasp of a foreign language.…

    13 Dec 2016 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    East of Venice assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages.  Jancis writes These 113 tasting notes come from an extraordinary diversity of locations and are grouped by…

    25 Aug 2016 Team JR
  • Article Alder on America

    Chinese show discernment, in California

    Since 2008, Chinese imports of wine have been growing at a staggering 30% or more annually, as more than 20 million Chinese consumers are drinking…

    16 Aug 2016 Alder Yarrow
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    Chinese wine - ready to export?

    A slightly shorter version of this article is published in the Financial Times. See also my tasting notes on the 68 superior Chinese wines shown here. …

    16 Apr 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Chinese wine makes progress

    Long-standing readers will know that I do my best to keep abreast of developments on the wine scene in China, a country that has been becoming…

    14 Apr 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    A French battle for China's first great red

    This article has been syndicated. I will soon be publishing my tasting notes on 68 of China's best wines tasted in Shanghai at the end of February. …

    29 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Shanghai delights for the greedy

    The cooking of Shanghai should have particular appeal to anyone who enjoys this website.  According to Wikipedia, ‘Shanghai dishes usually look red…

    19 Mar 2016 Nick Lander
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    Kiwi wines please Chinese palates

    During my recent stay in China (see Australasia here we come) I saw very strong signs of the diversification of the Chinese wine market. In fact I…

    7 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Chengdu - spicy city

    Had I been asked the question which one city would I most like to visit for its food, the answer would probably have been Chengdu, the capital of…

    5 Mar 2016 Nick Lander