The vinification of Ningxia
13 Sep 2012 by Jancis Robinson
See also this  overview of Ningxia.  and  Ningxia - what the wines are like . I've never been anywhere where the local government is so pro wine as the small province of Ningxia in north-central China (550 miles west of Beijing and just south of Inner Mongolia), where I spent three days recently. Officials in general, encouraged by Cao Kailong (below, having breakfast), 'director of the Bureau of Grape and Floriculture Industries', a local who spent several useful years in a relevant government department in Beijing before coming back to encourage what one might call the vinification of Ningxia, are...

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