TopMenuEN

The Chinese invest in Languedoc

Chinese wine drinkers are interested not only in luxury wines from the great chateaux of Bordeaux or from the top producers in Burgundy. Chinese BHC International Wine Assets imports every year 2 million bottles to China. 50% comes from the Languedoc. Here they find reasonably priced wines.

When the company recently wanted to invest in a wine estate in France the choice fell on the Languedoc. A few weeks ago BHC became the owner of Chateau de la Bastide, a property with 56 hectares of vineyards in the Corbières appellation.

BHC has big plans for the Château de la Bastide. Perhaps the wine activity will soon be complemented with both hotel and restaurant. So far most Chinese wine investments have been made in Bordeaux. The Chinese now own 100 chateaux in Bordeaux which means 1.25% of the Bordeaux area. Read more vitisphere.com

Country road and vineyards in Languedoc

Country road and vineyards in Languedoc, copyright BKWine Photography

This post is also available in: Swedish

, , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

  Subscribe to comments:

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Sign up for our Newsletter!

In The BKWine Brief:

Enter your email to get it:

 
Make your friends happy!

And us too. Share & Like this!

Subscribe!

Time to book a wine tour?

Travel on a wine tour with us to Bordeaux, Champagne, Douro, Tuscany, Piedmont, South Africa, Chile-Argentina, and much more...

We know more about wine — and about organising exceptional wine tours — and will give you a better, more extraordinary wine and gourmet experience.

Book your wine tour here with BKWine Tours. Now!

Book a wine tour!