July 2008

Friday food fight: Beijing duck

July 11, 2008 // 5 Comments

By Jim Boyce If nothing else, food and wine pairing makes for fun research. To this end, I will post a photo of a Chinese dish every week in the hope that readers will suggest a wine pairing (or two). Last week’s candidate: that [...]

Cork it – Carlos de Jesus, Amorim

July 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

By Jim Boyce China’s wine market is relatively modest, but its potential is massive, thus making the cork versus screw top debate in this country a substantial one. In April, I posted about this video conference with wine maker Wolf Blass and [...]

Wine Word – Frankie Zhao of Pro-Wine

July 9, 2008 // 2 Comments

By Jim Boyce Frankie Zhao, founder of market research and promotion company Pro-Wine Training & Consultancy, has been active in China’s wine scene for nearly a decade. We talked about how he became interested in wine, his picks for [...]

Make room Napa, here comes Nava

July 7, 2008 // 2 Comments

By Jim Boyce File this one under, “Missing the forest for the trees.” Or perhaps, “Missing the grapes for the leaves.” Who’d have thunk a country where most local vino makes two-buck chuck taste complex would harbor a [...]

Friday food fight: Scorpions on a stick

July 4, 2008 // 7 Comments

By Jim Boyce If nothing else, food and wine pairing makes for fun research. To this end, I will post a photo of a Chinese dish every week in the hope that readers will suggest a wine pairing (or two). Call it the Friday food fight. Of course, [...]
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