Chinese wine makes progress


Long-standing readers will know that I do my best to keep abreast of developments on the wine scene in China, a country that has been becoming increasingly important in our world. 

Thanks to my colleague Young Shi and her colleagues on the Chinese wine information website, I took part in their China Wine Summit in Shanghai earlier this year. This consists of a wine fair, a wine conference and, most exciting for me, a competition designed to identify the best wines currently being made in China based on a blind tasting by me, Italian wine writer Ian D'Agata and...