Monthly Archives: November 2011

china daily wine column #55

Wines from Uruguay are not well known in China, but when they become available prepare to be impressed. A tasting of wines in Hong Kong this month suggests Uruguay is ready to emerge onto the world stage. Uruguay’s signature grape … Continue reading

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china daily wine column #54

Earlier this year a single bottle of red wine from Chateau Junding in Shandong province sold for 27,998 RMB. Many of my friends believe it difficult to justify spending that much on one bottle. This introduces the concept of value for money … Continue reading

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china daily wine column #53

Tempranillo is a less well-known red grape variety in China compared with traditional types such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. Spanish wines made with this grape represent good value for money, and offer a range of enticing flavours. The grape’s … Continue reading

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china daily wine column #52

The competition between new and old world wines continues in China. French, Spanish and Italian wines are by far the most popular, with 91 million litres of non-bulk imported wine coming from those countries last year – almost 62 per … Continue reading

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