Monthly Archives: October 2011

china daily wine column #51

This week we consider the virtues of icewine, a rival to sauternes for the title of the world’s best dessert wine. Both drinks are super sweet and well suited to Chinese food, though icewine is not as well known in … Continue reading

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china daily wine column #50

Many wines struggle to cope with some Chinese food because of the oils used in the preparation. In these situations the best wines to serve are riesling and gewurtztraminer because the wines’ natural acid cuts through the oil. This week … Continue reading

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china daily wine column #49

Most people know the classic grape varieties like chardonnay and shiraz. They are like lead actors, the stars of most wine tastings. Other varieties tend to play lesser roles, consigned to bit parts. Typically they are blended with other varieties … Continue reading

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