Japan’s Muscat Shine grape is an expensive variety that is popular in Hong Kong, but cheaper versions from Korea and Chinese are gaining ground. Photo: Getty Images
Japan’s Muscat Shine grape is an expensive variety that is popular in Hong Kong, but cheaper versions from Korea and Chinese are gaining ground. Photo: Getty Images

Which country produces the best Shine Muscat grapes – China, Japan or South Korea – and why are they so popular in Hong Kong?

  • Japan’s Muscat Shine grape is an expensive variety that is very popular in Hong Kong, but cheaper versions from Korea and Chinese are gaining ground
  • Hong Kong has become a Shine Muscat grape battlefield, with producers from Japan, South Korea and China each laying claim to grow the best

Japan’s Muscat Shine grape is an expensive variety that is popular in Hong Kong, but cheaper versions from Korea and Chinese are gaining ground. Photo: Getty Images
Japan’s Muscat Shine grape is an expensive variety that is popular in Hong Kong, but cheaper versions from Korea and Chinese are gaining ground. Photo: Getty Images
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