How Chinese wine lovers are misunderstood


This the third report from Tai-Ran Niew. See these earlier ones on South Australia and upstate New York.

I arrived in Beijing more than three weeks ago on a family visit and have managed to check out some of the wine bars and shops, and of course I have talked to family and friends about the wine scene here. Given that I have no access to Facebook and Twitter, I have also spent quite a bit of time engaging with wine enthusiasts on Chinese social media, in particular 微博 ( Apparently, and in stark contrast with the west, the...