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Flashcards in Asia Deck (16):
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China stats

World's 4th largest vineyard area, 5th largest wine production. Consumption doubled between 2006/2012. 1% exported

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China brands

4 dominate 60%; Change, Great Wall, Dynasty, Great Dragon

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China joint ventures

Helen Mountain (Pernod Ricard), LVMH with Sequin and Shangrila

4

China varieties

Table grapes; Muscat of Hamburg, Thomson Seedless (early ripening, avoid rot). Soviet Bloc grapes (Rkatsiteli, Saperavi). 80% of plantings red, 60% CS

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Japan climate

Unpredictable, difficult to ripen/grow

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Japan joint ventures

Suntory purchased Ch Lagrange (St Julien)

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Japan Beverage Conglomerates

Mexican, Suntory, Asah, Sapporo, Kikkaman

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Tintashu

Wine

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What prefectures account for more than 40% of production

Yamanashi, Nagano, Yamagota

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Japan viti

Pergola trained for circulation. Humidity an issue

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Japan varieties

Concord - Kyoho, local variety of American Concord, most planting 35% of area. Delaware - 20% of area. Early ripening

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India % of grapes for winemaking

10%

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India regions

Sula and Nashik Highlands for SB, CB, Shiraz

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India varieties

Thompson Seedless most planted, Isabella, Muscat of Hamburg

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India viti

Sometimes two harvests. Grover Vineyards trialled 33 varieties with Michele Rolland as consultant

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India producers

Four Seasons Winery (United Spirits and Diageo), Nine Hills (Pernod Ricard)