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Yantai International Wine Exposition 2012: Nine photos from China

By Jim Boyce A few months ago, I went to the Yantai International Wine Exposition in Shandong province but managed only one post, a post about an opening ceremony that shifted in seconds from mind-numbing to rip-roaring — think colorful explosions, whirring flags, raining bits of shiny paper and multiple dance performances. Or see: In […]

Buy a bottle, get a glass: California Grapes in Beijing has two dozen options

Check this “try before you buy” menu at new wine bar and shop California Grapes in Sanlitun Soho. Customers have two dozen options by the glass (see above) at four price points — “El Barrio” at rmb20, “The House” at rmb35, “The Winery” at rmb45 and “The Estate” at rmb65. If you buy a glass […]

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