June 2007

Interview: Don St. Pierre Jr, ASC Fine Wines

June 28, 2007 // 1 Comment

ASC Fine Wines‘ Don St. Pierre Jr joins Robert Parker, Richard Sands, Miguel Torres and other global wine players in Decanter magazine’s “2007 Power List.” St. Pierre, who established ASC with his father Don Sr 11 years ago, ranks number 37 on the list of those deemed to have the greatest impact on what people are and will be drinking. He’s the only China-based person, and only one of three in Asia, to make the top 50 (the magazine somehow overlooked yours truly). I interviewed him by email over the weekend… How does it feel to make that list? It is a great honor for our company as […]

Uncorked: grapewallofchina.com

June 28, 2007 // 6 Comments

Welcome to grapewallofchina.com, the first – as far as I know – English-language blog focused on what’s happening with Chinese wines and China’s wine market. It’s a spin-off of my first China blog – beijingboyce.com – which looks at Beijing’s nightlife. This new blog will have interviews with China wine experts and posts on winery visits, tastings I’ve organized or attended, and links to media reports on the local wine scene. This week is a busy one, but starting next month, I’ll be posting regularly. I’ll also be upgrading the blog’s look and including some relevant material from my Beijing blog. […]