Could China's taste for wine empty the cellars of the West?


Hong Kong has become the new centre of the global wine trade with more money raised at wine auctions there than in London or New York last year.

But could China's thirst for fine wine empty the cellars of the Western world?

Reporting for BBC Radio 5 live, Chris Hogg explained: "As more and more Chinese get rich, they want to enjoy the best of what they can buy.

"The wines offered for sale... are some of the world's most impressive," he told Up All Night.

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