The World Atlas of Wine

Extract: China

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One of the more potent symbols of the westernization of China has been the extent to which the staggeringly numerous Chinese have taken to wine. Consumption is rising at such a rate, estimated at 15% a year, that not just Shanghai and Beijing but the so-called second- tier Chinese cities have become even more popular destinations for French wine exporters than New York and London.

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