Interview: Spanish wine looking to expand horizons, says expert


View of the grape vintage works that have begun 12 August 2008 in Raimat, Lleida, Catalonia southeastern Spain.

The Chinese market is a priority for many Spanish firms.

Exporting Spanish wine to China and looking to open up further new markets is a priority for the Spanish wine industry.

Pau Roca, general secretary of the Spanish Wine Federation (FEV) made that assertion during an interview he held with Xinhua at the FEV offices in Madrid.

"China is a priority for us," said Roca, adding the country was a priority because it was the "the first eastern country which has opened to the market."

"We have seen a certain adaptation to western customs and incr...

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