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China’s Translation Norm on Terminology of Imported Wines(Part.1) by Yang Fengyi 28/02/2015  

Last month, China Commerce Department released a document named Norm on Terminology of Imported Wines(SB/T11122- 2015), regulating the mixed and confounding translation of terms imported from complicated wine world.


According to the document, “ the international communication regarding grape and wine, language usually became an obstacle to scientific research, education, production and trade, leading to a range of problems and misunderstandings.”


The Norm is to “avoid confusion and error in domestic market”, and “promote a healthy development of imported wine market”.


Here we reproduce the key chapters of the document:


Chapter 2: General Terms


Chapter 3: Wine Grape Varieties