China taps into world’s wine industry

Chinese Culture

China has the world’s second largest area for growing wine after Spain. China’s environment provides fertile ground for its growing wine industry.

One of those areas is north China’s Shanxi Province. The region’s special climate and soil creates a magical combination. CCTV’s Hu Chao visited a local chateau to see how the wine business is booming.

Marc Curtis on China’s thriving wine market
For more on China’s thriving wine industry, CCTV’s Mike Walter spoke to Marc Curtis in Guangdong. He’s the owner of – a company that organizes wine tours in China. He’s also contributing writer for the Wino column in City Weekend Magazine in Shanghai and Beijing.

And watch as some of our CCTV America staffers taste and learn about three types of Chinese liquors.
Four Americans try Chinese liquor for the first time