• In 2017

    Drinks Business, an English magazine, published the ranking list of 2017 “Global Top Ten Best-selling Wine Brands”, in which Changyu ranked 4th.
  • In 2017

    Changyu acquired Chilean Indomita WineCompany.
  • In 2017

    On the occasion of 80th anniversary of registration of Changyu Noble Dragon Trademark, the global cumulative sales of Changyu Noble Dragon broke through 460 million bottles.
  • In 2016

    Changyu Marques del Atrio sponsored the La Liga possessing 2.1 billion soccer fans all over the world to become the wine brand officially designated by the football league with the maximum exposure in the world.
  • In 2016

    In September 2016, Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Wine became the wine for the Welcome Banquet of Hangzhou G20 Summit, which had been the 39th time for Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Wine to be served at state banquet since its opening in 2009.
  • In 2016

    Changyu launched Grappie, the first wine with juice added in China.
  • In 2016

    In August 2016, Yantai Changyu International Wine City Production Center was put into production.
  • In 2016

    Drinks Business, an English magazine, published the ranking list of 2016 “Global Top Ten Best-selling Wine Brands”, in which Changyu ranked 4th.
  • In 2016

    On May 25, 2016, World Cabernet Gernischt Day advocated and initiated by Changyu Company was officially established in Hong Kong.
  • In 2015

    Changyu acquires French Château Mirefleurs.
  • In 2015

    Changyu acquires a centenary Spainish wine company, Marques del Atrio.
  • In 2014

    Changyu launched Changyu Zenithwirl, the first entry-level wine, to the young consumer group.
  • In 2014

    Tourism of Chateau Changyu Baron Balboa Xinjiang starts
  • In 2014

    Tourism of Chateau Changyu Reina Shaanxi starts
  • In 2014

    Tourism of Chateau Changyu Moser XV Ningxia starts
  • In 2013

    Drinks International, the leading British magazine devoted exclusively to the global spirits, wines and beers market, launched the list of the World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2013, and Changyu was the only Asian brand included in this list.
  • In 2013

    Chateau Changyu Moser XV in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region started business;
  • In 2013

    Chateau Changyu Reina in Shaanxi Province started business;
  • In 2013

    Chateau Changyu Baron Balboa in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region started business;
  • In 2012

    The ground-breaking ceremony was launched for Changyu International Wine City, a project with a total investment of RMB 6 billion yuan.
  • In 2010

    According to the investigation data made by Canadean, a worldwide leading consumer market research company focusing on beverage and alcoholic drinks, Changyu was rated as the 4th largest wine maker of the world.
  • In 2007

    Changyu established Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing by combining funds from China, USA, Italy and Portugal.
  • In 2006

    Changyu collaborated with Aurora Icewine Co., Ltd, Canada’s top ice wine exporter, to establish the Chateau Changyu Golden Icewine Valley in Liaoning Province.
  • In 2005

    Changyu completed the reform on equity diversification.
  • In 2002

    Changyu Company worked in collaboration with Castel of France to jointly establish Chateau Changyu-Castel, the first specialized chateau in China.
  • In 2000

    Changyu launched 32 million A shares at Shenzhen Stock Exchange, which makes it China’s first B Share company to issue A Share as well as the only listed company with both A Share and B Share in China’s wine-making industry.
  • In 1997

    Changyu’s B share was issued, making it the first listed company in China’s wine making industry.
  • In 1994

    Yantai Changyu Group was established through restructuring.
  • In 1993

    The brand of “Changyu” was recognized by the State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) as one of China’s Famous Trademarks in China.
  • In 1990

    Changyu established a sales company and started to lay emphasis on market-oriented sales management.
  • In 1987

    Yantai was conferred the honor of “International Vine and Wine City” by the International Organization of Vine & Wine (OIV). Up to now, Yantai is the first and only city in Asia granted with such an honor .
  • In 1982

    The name of “Changyu” was reinstalled and the name of the company was fixed as “Yantai Changyu Wine Company.”
  • In 1958

    Changyu Company established Changyu Wine-making Institute, which is the very first of its kind in China and has cultivated a galaxy of talents for wine industry of China.
  • In 1956

    Changyu Company submitted a report to Chairman Mao Zedong on the production situation of Changyu wine. Chairman Mao made an instruction, encouraging Changyu Company to intensify efforts on production of grape and wine so as to supply more wines for the people.
  • In 1954

    Premier Zhou Enlai hosted a banquet with Changyu Special-fine Boulard for representatives present at the Geneva Conference, which was renowned as the “Brandy Diplomacy.”
  • In 1952

    Three kinds of Changyu wine (namely Changyu Special-fine Boulard, Red Wine and Vermouth) were listed in the “Eight Famous Wines/Liquors of China.” Afterwards, in 1963 and 1979, these wines continued to hold the honor.
  • In 1949

    Yantai was liberated and Changyu Company, which was at the verge of bankruptcy, was reborn.
  • In 1941

    Changyu Company was forced to be taken over by Japanese invaders.
  • In 1934

    Changyu Company was taken over by Bank of China.
  • In 1929

    Self mangement was replaced by leasing management in Changyu.
  • In 1915

    four kinds of Changyu products (i.e. Changyu Keya Brandy, Chefoo Red Rose Wine, Vermouth and Riesling Dry White Wine) won gold medals and the prime quality certificates on Panama-Pacific International Exposition (the predecessor of World Expo) in San Francisco.
  • In 1914

    the trademark of “Double Kylin” was successfully registered and Changyu was officially open for business.
  • In 1912

    Dr. Sun Yatsen (1866-1925, the pioneer of China’s democracy revolution), visited Changyu and left an inscription of “Pin Zhong Li Quan” to praise the excellent quality of Changyu wine. According to researches, Dr. Sun Yatsen, during his whole life, only made one inscription for one enterprise, and that enterprise is Changyu.
  • In 1905

    the grand underground cellar was completed. Its construction lasted for 11 years (from 1894 to 1905). As of today, neither seepage nor leakage has occurred in the cellar, which therefore is dubbed one of the miracles in the architecture history of the world.
  • In 1896

    Changyu imported quality grape vines in large quantity from Europe to Yantai, a key step to cultivate its vineyard and make the first wines in China.
  • In 1892

    Mr. Chang Bishi (1841-1916), a patriotic overseas Chinese as well as a rich bureaucratic merchant, invested 3 million taels of silver to establish Changyu Pioneer Wine Company, ushering in the era of industrialized wine production in China.