China took another step closer to becoming a wine superpower after its team of wine tasters beat the French at their own game at an international competition in Provence.
The Chinese team, last year 13th in the same contest, took first place in a field of 21 nationalities, with the French second and the United States third. ...
The Chinese underdogs sipped their way to victory at the blind tasting at the Château du Galoupet, which lies near the Mediterranean coast and is one of France’s biggest wine estates. Organizers described the result as a “thunderbolt in the world of wine.”
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