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Article: Decanter

Chinese website "Decanter" recently published a very interesting article on new vines import in China. Marc Dworkin tells his experiences in such imports.
Here is a short extract:

It did not provide details on specific measures. But, over the longer-term, its commitment may encourage domestic wine producers to import more quality vines from professional nurseries in more established wine producing countries, which could in turn lead to higher quality wine growing and more experimentation with different grape varieties or clones.

Official figures are hard to obtain, but Marc Dworkin, chief winemaker to Great River Hill winery in Shandong province and who imports rootstock to China, said it takes at least 45 days to get laboratory test results on imported vines.

The article: www.decanterchina.com