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Built by Italian immigrants in the 20th century, Bento Goncalves has long been known as the hometown of Brazilian wine. The town situated in the southern part of the country, 100 kilometers from Porto Alegre, capital city of State Rio Grande do Sul, has many wineries.
All of this has had a sobering effect on the industry, many of whose players realized that if the industry was to have a future it needed to rely on a broader consumer base than just big spenders. If learning that lesson was not hard enough, they now face the tough part: Putting into action a plan to market value-for-money wines to the Chinese masses.
For the past two years, Mariano Larrain has been convincing Chinese wine-lovers that Chilean reds stand out not only for their competitive price, but also for a blend of “unique quality and handmade passion”.
The small county, known as the Venice of the East, is built along ancient canals and can be explored on foot in just two days. Among its abundant history museums and local delicacies, sipping San Bai Rice Wine while watching wooden boats float by is one of the most authentic Wuzhen experiences that can’t be missed.
According to an old Chinese saying, good wine or alcohol can always be found because of its traceable aroma. But the wine industry authorities of the Ningxia Hui autonomous region are taking no chances and are making moves to promote their products to the international market. One of their latest efforts was an overseas winemaker […]
The Chinese government’s ongoing drive to cut spending on elaborate business lunches and dinners continues to send a chill through the high-end Chinese wine industry, yet Ningxia Hui autonomous region’s producing region in northwest China is expanding rapidly to adapt to the new round of “natural selection.” Following regulations that forbid expensive wines and liquor […]