Moet Hennessy To Produce Wine From Southern China

Friday. 24 February. 2012. 9:20 am

Moet Hennessy to grow grapes in China.

French wine and spirits maker Moet Hennessy aims to produce a super-premium red wine at the foot of the Himalayan mountains in southern China.

Moet-Hennessy has signed a deal with VATS, a major wine and spirits dealer in China to develop 30 hectares of vineyards in the mountainous region of Yunnan, at the foot of snow-capped Mount Meili in Deqin. Located at 2,400 metres altitude, the vineyard is expected to be producing main varietals used in Bordeaux red wine blends like Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet franc grapes.

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