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Long Island Wines Prosper In China

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Wine is harvested at the Peconic Bay Winery - Cutchogue, NY - File / Photo: Peconic Bay Winery

Wine is harvested at the Peconic Bay Winery – Cutchogue, NY – File / Photo: Peconic Bay Winery

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CUTCHOGUE, NY (WCBS 880) - The next time you’re in China, be sure to try some Long Island wine.

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WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reports

“I was e-mailed this morning and told that our wines were just placed at the Hilton in Beijing,” James Silver of Peconic┬áBay Winery on Long Island’s east end. “We’re already placed at the Maison Boulud in Tiananmen Square and the China World Hotel.”

LINK: Peconic Bay Winery

Long Island wines are finally breaking into the Chinese market.

Silver says the New York brand is a big part of the reason and adds, “the whole world loves New York, and this is a way to drink it in.”

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