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  • Article Don't quote me

    East meets west through terroir

    Shanghai-based Master of Wine student Young Shi (in a grey suit with orange scarf below) of prominent Chinese wine website describes…

    27 Jan 2016 Guest contributor
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    China v Bordeaux - games people play

    This is a much longer version of an article published by the Financial Times. ‘The question is not if a Chinese investor will acquire a classified…

    7 Nov 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    China's wine progress assessed

    Young Shi was invited by the Penglai Wine Bureau in Shandong Province on the east coast to taste and judge the new vintage 2014 of Chinese wines. She…

    10 Mar 2015 Guest contributor
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    A letter from China

    The following is an extract of particularly interesting observations on the wine market in China from the annual report of ASC Fine Wines, the…

    4 Feb 2015 Guest contributor
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    China - less wine, more fairs

    If my Inbox is to be believed, there are few weeks in the year when there is no hopeful wine trade show in greater China, with Hong Kong and Shanghai…

    11 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Impressions of west meets east wine experiment

    Jim Boyce is based in Beijing and is responsible for and has been closely involved in organising the Ningxia Winemakers…

    6 Oct 2014 Guest contributor
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    Ningxia - a winemaker's view

    Carl van der Merwe, winemaker and general manager of De Morgenzon in South Africa, shares his impressions of the Chinese wine province of Ningxia,…

    30 Sep 2014 Guest contributor
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    Chinese winemaking - a progress report

    Member Marcus Ford of Pudao Wines writes about his experiences of the blind tastings of the latest wines of Ningxia, the wine-minded province in red…

    29 Sep 2014 Guest contributor
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    Australian triumphs in Ningxia

    Two years ago in 10 winemakers chosen for Chinese adventure we published details of an unparalleled competition for winemakers in which 180,000 RMB…

    29 Sep 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    China loses its shine

    This article has also been syndicated. China was for long seen by wine exporters as El Dorado - a mysterious place that promised golden…

    29 Jul 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Tibet on a plate

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. See also this account of a fascinating wine project in the same area. Although the Frenchman…

    21 Jun 2014 Nick Lander
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    China's new wine frontier

    I had been hearing vague rumours of an exciting new project in vinously uncharted territory in the far south of China near Tibet for some time. A…

    21 Jun 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    US waxes as China wanes

    As long predicted, the US overtook France to become the world's biggest consumer of wine last year, a year in which global consumption of wine fell…

    14 May 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Eat out like a local in Shanghai

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.As the blossoming magnolia trees herald spring in Shanghai, the army of ex-pats who have come…

    19 Apr 2014 Nick Lander
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    Riesling Revolution in China

    The Chinese have been known for years as red-wine consumers, as underlined by the title of the recent, award-winning film Red Obsession. Recent…

    16 Apr 2014 Jancis Robinson