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A Chinese woman drinks wine during a tasting at Peterson’s Winery in the Hunter Valley, located north of Sydney in Australia, February 14, 2018.

For Australian winemakers, Chinese relationships are bearing fruit

Chinese wealth is translating into big market opportunities Down Under

Wang Zhe, a wealthy Chinese businessman from Guangzhou, liked his glass of decade-old Chardonnay at an Australian winery so much he wanted more. So he asked to buy the entire vintage. It was the sort of offer, made over roast lamb and vegetables at a dinner in Wang’s honour, that has sent Australian wine exports