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Local Wineries in China on a Promotional Trip

By John Palminteri, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Senior Reporter, johnp1250@aol.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:19:58 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 14 2013 08:49:13 PM CST

Many local vintners are in China this week hoping to find new customers with a growing interest in local wine.

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif. -

Many local vintners are in China this week hoping to find new customers from the other side of the world.

There's a growing interest in California wines in China.  Along with Santa Barbara County vintners, there will be wineries represented from Napa and Paso Robles.

It's part of the ProWine China 2013 Trade Fair.

Wine sales in China have become a $1 billion dollar business.

Industry experts say the demand for California wine has doubled since 2008.

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