Exciting new Japanese grape varieties
23 Mar 2005 by JR
Attentive visitors to this site may remember Denis Gastin, contributor on Asian wine to The Oxford Companion to Wine , who contributed some fascinating insights on Asian wine’s progress last January. Here’s his latest report: I had a fabulously interesting experience a couple of weeks back when I was in Japan as a guest speaker at the Nihon Budou Aikoukai (Japan Wine Grape Appreciation Association) AGM. As you know, I've been writing about the various efforts with the wild mountain grape for 20 years, and the industry has been interacting with me at various levels for a long time now.  Last year they asked me to be an honorary...

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