LVMH's Chinese red


For this unusual date, an unusual wine. Nick and I are currently  at the China Wine Summit in Shanghai. Two years ago, after attending the first one, we travelled many hours inland from Shanghai to the most extraordinary wine country I have ever visited in Yunnan, southern China, to inspect LVMH’s new red-wine operation there. I had heard rumours about its unusual location and was determined to take a look. You can read about these high-elevation vineyards overlooked by the Himalayas and worked by ethnic Tibetans in China's new wine frontier

As you may imagine, although I tasted early...