The Chinese and wine
The following I find a fascinating insight on China, the Chinese and the potential for wine in China, written by a friend who spends a substantial amount of his time there. He is an academic, a consultant and an author but wishes to remain anonymous for the purposes of his observations below. I have been pondering your question of why the Chinese have such a different attitude to wine. There is the biological fact that many East Asians can't tolerate alcohol. When I offered my manager XY a glass of wine the first time, she had to lean against a door after one sip and then go and sit down. For her, wine is seen as...
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