Chinese wine – some of the best


These 95 tasting notes on some of China's better wines may be quite a comprehensive guide... See also China slows down

My eighth trip to China was different from the others in that for the first time the Chinese economy seemed to be faltering rather instead of being in the rudest of health and determinedly expansionist. 

It was also interesting in wine terms because it made me realise how limited is the number of qualitatively interesting Chinese wine producers. Every time I've visited China I have asked locals whose wine knowledge I respect to organise tastings of the best Chinese...