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Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Don't quote me

    Chinese whispers

    I’ve just hosted wine dinners on consecutive nights in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing designed to publicise the forthcoming mainland Chinese edition…

    2 Mar 2010 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    Suntory acquires ASC

    After months of speculation, leading importer and distributor of wine in China ASC announced earlier today that the majority stake in their company is…

    9 Dec 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Charity in China

    Yesterday we published a video record of where Frédéric Engerer, president of Ch Latour, was last weekend (see Latour in London). But this photograph…

    16 Jun 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Lafite in China explained

    Update 30 Jun 2011: more insights in an animated discussion on the forum about why Chinese buy Lafite. You may remember an article, The legend of…

    6 Jan 2009 Guest contributor
  • Article Inside information

    Auction fever hits Hong Kong

    It will be fascinating to see what sort of prices are fetched by the super-starry lots in two major fine wine sales to be held in Hong Kong this…

    4 Nov 2008 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Don't quote me

    Chinese wine - problems ahead?

    Oh dear, oh dear. The newspapers are full of the terrible problem of tainted powdered milk in China which has left thousands of babies in China in…

    24 Sep 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    Cellar rat report - from China

    Michael Oates is reading Chinese at St Anne's, my old Oxford college, although that's not how I know him. It was purple pager Martin Nettleton who…

    3 Sep 2008 Guest contributor
  • Article Don't quote me

    Wine in China from the inside

    Continuing her travels round the world of wine as part of her OIV MSc course, Victoria Daskal reaches China, as you can see below. After several…

    8 Jul 2008 Victoria Daskal
  • Article Tasting articles

    Chinese wine for foreigners

    I was surprised by quite how much interest was generated by my tasting notes on the best Chinese wines to be found in China when I published Chinese…

    9 Jun 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Made in China's capital Beijing

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.Restaurateurs in Hong Kong and Shanghai had been quick to tell me the…

    7 Jun 2008 Nick Lander
  • Article Free for all

    Fine wine trading focus moves east

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.For over three decades since Christie’s established a wine department in…

    20 May 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    China - Don Jr released from detention

    After several weeks in detention as a result of a China Customs investigation into under-payment of China’s as valorem wine duty, the head of China’s…

    10 Apr 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Chinese wine market comes of age

    Written by Simon Tam. The Associated Press and International Herald Tribune are now confirming my story first reported here back in mid-March. They…

    1 Apr 2008 Guest contributor
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Nick is Shanghaied

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. A pot of jasmine tea overlooking the Yangtze river; a beer after a trip round a former…

    22 Mar 2008 Nick Lander
  • Article Free for all

    China Customs crackdown - the big picture

    Lost in the clamour of denials from leading Chinese wine importer ASC Fine Wines as to the reported value of an impending fine from the China Customs…

    21 Mar 2008 Guest contributor