Seppeltsfield of the Barossa Valley, South Australia, will open the doors to a new wine chateau in China this month, in a joint venture with Minquan Jiuding Wine Company Ltd.
Having been in construction for three years, Chateau Seppeltsfield Minquan will be the first Chinese chateau to have a part ownership stake by an Australian winemaker and will officially open in Henan Province, Eastern-Central China, on Saturday May 13th.
Chateau Seppeltsfield Minquan will continue to be the home of Minquan Jiuding Wine Company Ltd, whose most prominent wine brand, ‘1958’, will be promoted concurrently with Seppeltsfield at the Henan property.
Chateau Seppeltsfield Minquan will be located in Minquan County, one hour from Henan’s capital city, Zhengzhou, whose population is 10 million. Minquan is also accessible from Beijing and Shanghai by recently completed (300 km/hour) high speed rail.
Chateau Seppeltsfield Minquan will be utilised as both an opportunity for retail sales of Seppeltsfield’s wine collections, whilst also as drawcard to promote tourism to the Barossa Valley and South Australia.