In 1980, the French cognac company Rémy Martin (today Rémy Cointreau
) founded the "Sino-French Joint Venture Dynasty Winery" with a group of Chinese investors. In the meantime, the company has been certified according to the international quality standard ISO 9002. The head office is located in Tianjin City, southeast of Beijing, in Hebei Province in the north. This was in China
the first joint venture with a foreign partner to produce wines on a large scale. The vineyards cover approximately 2,000 hectares, which are planted with international quality varieties and native plants. The annual processing volume is 40,000 tons of grapes. The product range comprises about 30 mostly varietal wines in international style. A dry red wine is made from Cabernet Sauvignon, a dry rose from Carignan. The white wines are made from Carignan (white pressed), Chardonnay, Muscat Blanc, Welschriesling and other varieties in the variants extra dry, dry and semi-dry, and sometimes sweet.
Under the name "Emperor" premium red wines and white wines are produced, which mature at least two years in barriques. The production volume of the Dynasty wine brand in the year of foundation 1980 was 100,000, in 1998 already almost 25 million bottles. Nearly 20 gold medals have already been won at international competitions. The double-distilled brandies from the variety Ugni Blanc mature in French oak barrels. There are the classes VSOP (at least 5 years), Napoleon (at least 7 years) and XO (at least 10 years). Champagne sparkling wines are made from Chardonnay and Welschriesling. Dynasty products are exported to over 20 countries including USA, UK, Canada, Japan, France, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Hong Kong and Macao.