Chinese wine retailer wants a Bordeaux château

One of China's biggest online wine retailers,, has said it raised funds with partners to buy a Bordeaux château worth up to 10 million euros.

China’s has said that it plans to invest ‘a maximum of 83 million RMB [10 million euros]’ with a consortium of partners in order to buy a Bordeaux winery, reports

Its statement follows a flurry of activity for Chinese investors in Bordeaux this year, led by Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma’s purchase of Château de Sours. hasn’t named a target or said where it is looking, but it said that it plans to directly import wines from the producer.

The winery purchase is planned to be conducted through’s soon-to-be-established branch company in Hong Kong.

The purchase is expected to be a joint venture of multiple investors. plans to invest a maximum of 10 million RMB of its own money.

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