White Wine Love Affair

cwsa-newsWhile China has boomed to become the biggest consumer of red wine in the world, it is continuing to growing interest in white wine varieties. According to a report from Emerging Opportunities in the Chinese Wine Market, white wine sales have been growing steadily in recent years, and this growth is projected to continue until at least 2017. Since 2006, Chinese imports of white wine have grown by approximately one million cases per year.According to Don St. Pierre Sr., owner of the China-based importer and distributor ASC Fine Wines (who are selected as CWSA Judges), this growth is owed to the increasing number of young and female wine drinkers. Young women find drinking white wine to be fashionable and wine bars and restaurants are noticing a shift towards white wines – especially in the Summer months. 

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