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Topic - Xu Hong
"People want to drink red wine. It is the healthiest alcohol," he said, referring to studies showing that red wine helps stave off heart disease. "Red wine will be in large demand in the Chinese market. It is a good way to increase domestic demand in the economy."
French wines have a long history and are collectible, with an intricate classification system that the Chinese prefer, he told visiting U.S. journalists, while American winemakers have not done much to promote their wines among finicky Chinese consumers.