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Wealthy Chinese prefer French wine brands

February 22, 2008

China is one of the emerging markets for the wine business. I already mentioned on that blog that Chinese people are fond of wine and especially French wines. A recent study conducted by VisaCard Worldwide and based on a survey of 1,800 respondents with an annual income exceeding $16,000 in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, identified […]

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Eric Asimov, Sichuanese food and China

February 15, 2008

Today, for the first time ever, I posted a comment on the blog of the famous journalist Eric Asimov. I’m still a little amazed by my own audacity and wonder if I won’t get some problems because of my silly comments. Whatever… What was it about? It is the Chinese New year and Asimov had […]

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The elite countries in Champagne consuming

February 14, 2008

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to talk about Champagne and celebration! Champagne is the wine mostly drunk to celebrate a special occasion, at least in the traditional markets. Some countries are about to join the very exclusive club of the countries drinking over 1 million bottles a year. In 2007, Russia just joined the […]

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