the Production of wine in China has decreased by 37,16 percent to 6,29 million. hectolitre in 2018, which is the biggest drop recorded ever in chinese wine production. China was otherwise in 2017, the seventh-largest wine-producing country, and it was expected that they would rise further. But the lower harvest has meant that they are now the ninth largest country, just ahead of Portugal.
the Decrease is partly due to a stagnation in the consumption of wine in China, but also to several wineries are betting on better quality than quantity. Especially has this happened in the provinces of Ningxia and Xinjiang. The importation of wine produced outside of China have also stagnated, due to the handelskrigen as well as a dip in chinese growth in general. The greatest wines in China, France, Australia, Italy and Spain.
China has over 1000 wineries across the country with emphasis in the largest area of Shandong.