China will sneak into the wine industry, but is aiming to rival France's Bordeaux region
China's central government has passed a 15-year wine development plan for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region with a scale that could match the production levels of the capital of French wine "Bordeaux".
Last year, during the pandemic, Ningxia's wine exports skyrocketed by almost half.
By 2035, The region aims to produce 600 million bottles worth $3.12 billion, based on the plan approved by the central government in May.
Bordeaux produced 520 million bottles worth $4.16 billion last year.
List of top Bordeaux's wines:
- Château d'Yquem Sauternes
- Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan
- Château Margaux
- Pétrus Pomerol, Château Cheval Blanc Saint Émilion