🇨🇳CHINA  


CHINA IS  Regions13      @Beijing

  • WHITE= Crystal
    • International Chardonnay, Moscato, Muscat Hamburg, Riesling
  • RED= Beichuan, French Wild, Longyan, Rose Honey, Too Xian
    • International Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Gernischt, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marselan

GEOGRAPHY Southeast Asia(East), LATITUDE: 39.9°N

  • SUB-REGIONS
    • Western Region
    • Central Region
    • Eastern Region
    • North-East Region

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Pacific~Ocean~

SOILS Metamorphic

CLIMATE  Continental

VITICULTURE #10 In Grape Production & #11 In Wine Consumption In World

  • CHALLENGES– Monsoons, Fungal Disease

HISTORY

CULTURE

  • WINE GODS~ ~Tu Kang~ Ancient China Wine God

NINGXIA WINE LAW & CLASSIFICATION

  • GOVERNING BODY- China Alcoholic Drinks Association CADA.
  • LAWS GOVERNING- Geographic Boundaries, Topography
    • Label Requirement- Evaluation by Tasting Panel

Western Region

XINJIANGProvince”     @Turpan/ Bayingol

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Vidal
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY- China(North-West), PROVINCE– Xinjiang
  • TOPOGRAPHY- SLOPES/ Tian Shan Mountain Range
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- He Shuo Guan Long, Ruitai Qing Lin, Tiansai, Chateau Zhongfei

HUXOD COUNTY      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

TURPAN      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

GANSU     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

TIBET     @Adong

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Muscat, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Vidal
  • RED= Altesse, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Mondeuse, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, Mountains North of India, East of Nepal,  BORDERS: Burma
    • Sub-Zone- Yunnan
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Hilly”,  SLOPES/ Himalaya Mountains, +Alt.3,563 ft.
    • On~Lhasa/ Mekong~River~
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Ao Yun
    • Vineyards- Pure Land & Super-High(66ha.)(Highest Vineyard In World)

NINGXIA Province  @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Gernischt, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- China(North-Central), In Ningxia Hui, PROVINCE-Ningxia
    • Sub-Zones- Helan Mountain
  • TOPOGRAPHY- SLOPES/ Helan Mountains., +Alt.1,200mt., On~Yellow~River~
  • SOILS- Sand, Gravel
  • VITICULTURE-   65,000 ha. Planted
    • CHALLENGES– Winter Freezing
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Estate/ Producers- Changyu-Moser XV, Chandon(Multi-National), Helen Mountain Specialty, Helen Qungxue, Kaanan, Leirenshou, Legacy Peak, Silver Heights, Chateau Yuquan, Zhihui Yuanshi

  • HELAN MOUNTAIN      
    • WHITE=   |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY- China
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
      • Estate/ Producers-

SHANXI Province”   @

  • WHITE=
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, PROVINCE-Shanxi
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Taiyuan Basin, Loess Plateau
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Grace, Chateau Rongzi

TIANJIN      @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Moscato, Muscat Hamburg
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY- China(East), South-East of Beijing-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- On~Hai~River~
  • CLIMATE- Maritime
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Dynasty

QIUCI      @

  • WHITE=    |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

YANTAI-PENGLAI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

HENAN      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

Central Region

 

 

Eastern  Region

SHANXI Province”    @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

HEBEI Province”   @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- China(East), PROVINCE-Hebei
  • TOPOGRAPHY- SLOPES/ Yan Mountains, +Alt.1,000mt., On~Yellow~River~
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Amethyst Manor, Bodega Langes, Chateau Martin, Chateau Nobility

HUAILAI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

CHANGLI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

BEIJINGProvince”     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, PROVINCE-Beijing
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Chateau Bolongbao

CHANG’AN      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

GAOCHANG      @

  • WHITE=    |    RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

LUOYANG      @

  • WHITE=    |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

SHANDONG Province”  @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Riesling, Vidal
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Gernischt, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marselan
  • GEOGRAPHY- China(East), PROVINCE-Shandong
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Flat/ Rolling/ Terraced”, Shandong Peninsula
    • On~Coast~(Near)Yellow~Sea~
  • CLIMATE- “Maritime
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Changyu, Long Dai(Lafite Rothschild), Tai Yi Hu

PENGLAI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, REGION-Eastern, PROVINCE– Shangong
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

QINGDAO      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, REGION-Eastern, PROVINCE– Shangong
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

YANTAI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, REGION-Eastern, PROVINCE– Shangong
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

LIAONING Province”  @

  • WHITE=  Vidal
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China, PROVINCE-Liaoning
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Ice Wine
    • Estate/ Producers- Sanhe

North-East Region

JILIN      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

HEILONGJANG    @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- China
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-


JAPAN


JAPAN IS      @Beijing

  • WHITE= Koshu, Kyoho, Muscat Bailey, Muscat Shine, Pittello, Ryugan
    • International– Chardonnay, Kyoho, Muller-Thurgau
  • RED= Benifuji, Black Queen, Yamabudo, Yatomi
    • International– Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Ruby Roman, Syrah, Tempranillo

GEOGRAPHY Japan

SOILS Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary” , “Volcanic

CLIMATE

VITICULTURE CHALLENGES– Monsoons, Fungal Disease

HISTORY Portuguese Brought European Vines to Japan

JAPAN WINE LAW & CLASSIFICATION

  • GOVERNING BODY-
  • LAWS GOVERNING-
    • Label Requirement- Evaluation by Tasting Panel

HOKKAIDO      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(North)
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

YAMAGATA      @

  • WHITE=
  • RED= Malbec, Merlot, Wagatsuma
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(North)
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Takahata

IWATE      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(East-Central)
  • VITICULTURE-   ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

NIIGATA      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(West-Central)
  • VITICULTURE-      ha.
    • Estate/ Producers

NAGANO      @

  • WHITE=
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(West-Central)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Hilly/ Valley(Shiojiri)”
  • SOILS-Metamorphic“, “Volcanic
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Chateau Bolongbao, Goichi, Suntory Shojiri

CHANG’AN      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(Central)
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

YAMANASHI      @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Koshu
  • RED= Cabernet Franc
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(Central)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Hilly”, SLOPES/ Tomi No Oka, +Alt.700mt.
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary” , “Volcanic“, Alluvial Fan
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Chateau Bolongbao, Grace, Suntory

SHIMANE      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(South-West)
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers

OSAKA      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(South-Interior)
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Chateau Bolongbao

OITA      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(South-East)
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers

MLYAZAKI      @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Japan(South-East)
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-


TAHITI/ French Polynesia 


TAHITI IS   @

  • WHITE= Muscat Hamburg
  • RED= Carignan

GEOGRAPHY “Southern Hemisphere”, French Polynesia

SOILS Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary, Chalk, Limestone

CLIMATE Tropical

VITICULTURE  ? ha. Planted

  • #   In Grape Production & #   In Wine Consumption In World
  • CHALLENGES– Monsoons, Fungal Disease

HISTORY Vineyards Since 1992

TAHITI WINE LAW & CLASSIFICATION

  • GOVERNING BODY-
  • LAWS GOVERNING-
    • Label Requirement- Evaluation by Tasting Panel

RANGIROA      @

  • WHITE= Muscat Hamburg
  • RED= Carignan
  • GEOGRAPHY- Tahiti
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Flat”, Atol
  • VITICULTURE- 12 ha. Planted,   –Vine-Training– Pergola
  • VINICULTURE- Two Harvests One During Southern Hemisphere’s Winter Season and One During Its Summer Season
    • Estate/ Producers- Auroy


COUNTRIES PRODUCING WINE NOT DEMYSTIFIED YET

  • CARIBBEAN
  • CENTRAL AMERICA
  • COLUMBIA
  • DENMARK 🇩🇰
  • ECUADOR 🇪🇨
  • PARAGUAY 🇵🇾
  • SCANDANVIA
  • INDIA
    • WHITE= Chenin Blanc, Reisling, Sauvignon Blanc
    • RED= Marselan
    • Estate/ Producers- Sula



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