Thirsty Dragon: China's Lust For Bordeaux And The Threat To The World's Best Wines

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An inside view of China's quest to become a global wine power and Bordeaux's attempt to master the thirsty dragon it helped createThe wine merchants of Bordeaux and the rising entrepreneurs of China would seem to have little in common―Old Europe versus New China, tradition versus disruption, loyalty versus efficiency. And yet these two communities have found their destinies intertwined in the conq...

Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition (November 10, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 162779087X
ISBN-13: 978-1627790871
Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.2 x 9.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 701204
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 ebook

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I don't think you could write a more comprehensive account of Chinese-Bordeaux interaction covering the past twenty five years than Ms. Mustacich has done. Her research and inside info are fantastic. This book will not only illuminate the newly emerg...



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markets, as Suzanne Mustacich shows in this provocative account of how China is reshaping the French wine business and how Bordeaux is making its mark on China.Thirsty Dragon lays bare the untold story of how an influx of Chinese money rescued France's most venerable wine region from economic collapse, and how the result was a series of misunderstandings and crises that threatened the delicate infrastructure of Bordeaux's insular wine trade. The Bordelais and the Chinese do business according to different and often incompatible sets of rules, and Mustacich uncovers the competing agendas and little-known actors who are transforming the economics and culture of Bordeaux, even as its wines are finding new markets―and ever higher prices―in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, with Hong Kong and London traders playing a pivotal role.At once a tale of business skullduggery and fierce cultural clashes, adventure, and ambition, Thirsty Dragon offers a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges facing the world's most famous and prestigious wines.