Investigators: Dr Armando Maria Corsi, Dr Justin Cohen, Prof. Larry Lockshin
The Chinese Lexicon project provides an overview of the sensory preferences of an average wine drinker in China and their ability to articulate their taste preferences. The research identifies the manner in which Chinese wine drinkers describe wine using generic (i.e. sweet, dry) and specific (i.e. strawberry, blueberry, citrus) taste descriptors in both a Western and Chinese context. Brands can use this research to translate their tasting notes and associated collateral into a more Chinese-friendly manner when engaging with novice Chinese wine drinkers or drinkers with little exposure to the Western world.
Read more: Chinese Lexicon Project
Media: ‘Aussie wine with ‘hints of smoked sausage’ bound for Chinese market‘ – SBS News Australia
Video: UniSA Business School video