April 2008

Tasting time: Beijing

April 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

By Jim Boyce Upcoming Beijing wine-related events Friday, May 2, 6:30 PM, Sequoia Cafe (Sanlitun), RMB 100 Sparkling wine tasting; RSVP with Frank at 13701-178-073. Tuesday, May 6, 7:30 PM, SALT (RMB488) Altano Reserva wine tasting, with oenologist [...]

Beijing Metro: The ‘wine humidor’

April 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

By Jim Boyce If you hear the words “wine humidor” and think of oak barrel displays, wooden shelves, and row upon row of top-end wine, you might be a tad disappointed by the Metro hypermarket on Beijing’s outskirts. This is a [...]

Wine on The Wall: Robert Parker comes to China

April 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

By Jim Boyce Wine writer Robert Parker makes his first trip to China next month and the price tag for the two dinners that ASC Fine Wines is organizing for him is nothing to sniff at: RMB15888 (USD2270) per head. The Beijing dinner will be held on [...]

Wine education in China – campus edition

April 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

By Huiqin Ma Campbell Thompson of The Wine Republic was a recent guest lecturer in my Wine Culture and Appreciation course at China Agricultural University, on the outskirts of Beijing near the Summer Palace. He presented on China’s wine [...]

Tasting time: Beijing

April 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

By Jim Boyce Upcoming Beijing wine-related events Tuesday, April 22, 7 PM, Barolo (Ritz-Carlton Beijing), RMB488+15% Giovanni Rosso wine dinner, with wine maker David Rosso; by East Meets West; RSVP with 6445-5797 (EMW), 5908-8151 (Ritz-Carlton) [...]
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