Chinese wine-tasters scoop surprise win in France
Chinese wine-tasters have won a taste test in France, in what organisers call "a thunderbolt in the wine world".
They came first out of 21 teams by identifying details of six white wines and six red wines without seeing the bottle or label.
The French team came second and the US team came third, while former champions Spain slipped into 10th place and the UK only managed 11th.
The Chinese competitors put their success down to knowledge and luck.
But they did say competition was fierce to get on the team.
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