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Chinese investors buying French vineyards

The Chinese are developing a new taste for French wines, with high demand from Asian countries driving up prices by more than 10% in the past year.

As well as buying French wines by the case, the Chinese have also started buying them by the vineyard - with six chateaux in the Bordeaux region of south-western France now Chinese-owned.

David Chazan reports from Bordeaux.

  • 25 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe
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