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    The Chinese wine market: foreign and domestic

    China  is home to the largest wine market in the world and is experiencing the most rapid increase in volume and percentage terms, according to International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR).

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    Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition announces Swire Hotels as latest partner

    HONG KONG, 30 August 2012 - Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is delighted to announce that Swire Hotels will be the competition’s 2012 official hotel partner. 

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    Imported wines to make up half of Chinese market, expert says

    That is because domestic wines are facing increasing opposition from European and South American producers, the China Daily reports. Imported wines account for around a quarter of all wines on the Chinese market, with those shipped from France, Spain, Chile, Australia and Italy making up 82

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    Dr Bill Lumsden named Guest VIP Spirits Judge at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition

    THE Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC), the largest wine and spirit competition in Asia, name Dr Bill Lumsden as ‘Guest VIP Spirits judge’ for 2012.

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    2011 Winners Spotlight: Five Oaks Vineyard

    Five Oaks Vineyards first ever entry in 2011 in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition, a  2006 Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , was awarded a Gold Medal and the Trophy for "The Best Red Wine In Hong Kong below HK$200". 

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    American wines to break Chinese market?

    China has been playing host to greater number of wine-tasting events in recent times, demonstrating the potential for American wines to break the market.

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    Australian winemaker launches campaign to target Chinese market

    An Australian wine brand has launched a million-dollar campaign targeting the Chinese market

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    Getting in on the action: After France's success, California and Australia are eying up the Chinese wine market.

    China's interest in French wine is undeniable. Since duty on imported wine was abolished in 2008, Hong Kong has been ordering Bordeaux wine in droves.

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    The developing tastes of wine in China

    Wine consumption in China is now no longer solely about luxury Bordeaux, with tastes expanding to emerging markets .

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    Karen MacNeil named Guest VIP Judge at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition

    The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC), the largest wine and spirit competition in Asia, name  Karen MacNeil  as the guest VIP judge for 2012.

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