October 7, 2012

Brazilian wine in Beijing: 30+ bottles to try, plus China now top importer

October 7, 2012 // 1 Comment

By Jim Boyce Late to taste, last to leave. That sums up a recent Wines of Brasil event I attended in Beijing. I found out about it the day before, could only get to the hotel after 11 AM and, because the tasting finished at noon, ended up hogging a table to the side and powering through the last ten bottles while the distributors packed up. Even so, I managed to taste ~30 bottles, which increased my Brazilian wine tasting experience by ~1000 percent. While I found a few wines were unbalanced and smelled slightly sweaty and/or sourish, most were […]