China broadens market for French vineyards

Wine makers in Bordeaux are exporting to Asia's economic giant more than any other country.

    Global sales of French Bordeaux wines are booming, as China emerges as an important new market.

    For centuries, wine producers in Bordeaux have been selling to the US, UK and elsewhere in Europe, but China has recently been importing more than any other country.

    Jacky Rowland reports from the southwestern city of Bordeaux.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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