Australian wine’s latest love affair

Wines from Down Under have stolen a march on the competition in the race to win the hearts and minds of the Chinese market

21st July, 2019
Wine consumers from China are increasingly looking south to Australia

Australia celebrates its national day on January 26 each year, commemorating the First Fleet’s landing and raising the British flag in what is today Sydney Harbour, named by the commander of the First Fleet, one Captain Arthur Phillip.

This is the day British rule and the first vines came to Australia.

This was the second attempt at setting up the flag and colony. The first attempt had happened a week before, 30 miles south...

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