August 2011

Hilton Beijing Wine Fair: Why wine importers should join

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

 – I talked to the Hilton Beijing today re the upcoming annual wine fair, set for November 12, and we will again do a giveaway contest. The call reminded me that I have yet to publish my post about the fair last year. You can find it below — this hopefully kick-starts me to finish more than 100 overdue posts. – I have attended the annual Hilton Food & Wine Experience in Beijing every year since 2005 and I consider it the best chance to try wines from a wide range of local importers. But I always meet a few […]

China Wine Press: Virginia wine, Hunter Valley vineyards, fakes, YesMyWine

August 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Excerpts from online coverage of the China wine scene… – (Not expecting to see this in my local corner store any time soon.) China will soon import wine from Virginia, says Scott Wise of CBS 6 in Richmond: Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced an agreement Tuesday that would see Virginia wine exported to China. Under the agreement wine from Virginia’s Barboursville Vineyard would be imported into China by the Tianjin Tewoo Group. Full story here. – (Looks like China is getting the hang of this contracting out thing) Ken McGregor of Adelaide Now reports on a rather unusual counterfeit case […]