Hong Kong leads Asian wine market

Hong Kong is home to the largest consumers of wine in Asia, according to a 2010 market study.

The latest 2010 market study conducted for Vinexpo by The International Wine and Spirits Record has found that wine consumption in Hong Kong continues to grow. The annual per capita consumption among the population of legal drinking age now stands at 3.6 litres.

This makes Hong Kong the region's most mature market, significantly ahead of both Japan and Singapore, which have a per capita consumption of 2.5 and 2.1 litres, respectively.

The study was published ahead of Vinexpo Asia-Pacific, which will return to Hong Kong for the third time on May 25-27. Vinexpo is a wine and spirits exhibition and this year 800 exhibitors from around 30 countries will showcase their goods at the...

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