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Wine writers in China: Hugh Johnson coming to Beijing

Wine importer and distributor ASC is slated to host a dinner in Beijing with writer Hugh Johnson on March 16. Johnson has been writing about wine for five decades–his works include his annual Pocket Wine Book, the autobiography A Life Uncorked, and The World Atlas of Wine (co-authored with Jancis Robinson). And Decanter magazine named […]

Bubbly time: If you ever wanted to buy Dom Perignon in Beijing…

I like Champagne but when I think of how many good cocktails or beers I can get for the average price of a bottle of Moet in Beijing, especially given that 48 percent in tariffs and taxes, I find it the rare occasion when spending on bubbly is worth it. But there are exceptions. And […]

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