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China will sneak into the wine industry, but is aiming to rival France's Bordeaux region

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  • 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:

  1. - Château d'Yquem Sauternes

  2. - Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan

  3. - Château Margaux

  4. - Pétrus Pomerol, Château Cheval Blanc Saint Émilion

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