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Chilean wine shop in Beijing: La Cava de Laoma to open tomorrow

Posted on | July 24, 2013 | No Comments

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By Jim Boyce

A shop dedicated to Chilean wines will open in Beijing tomorrow. Called La Cava de Laoma, the shop is on the third floor of building 3 in the Sanlitun Soho complex and includes dozens of labels imported by the Chilean owner.

The options range from O. Fournier ‘Urban Maule’ Cabernet Sauvignon at rmb89 — I’m told Robert Parker gave it 90 points, thus, fans of his will be happy to get more than a point a kuai — to the highly esteemed Viña Maquis ‘Franco’ Cabernet Franc at rmb1500. Opening hours will be 10 AM to 10 PM daily and I imagine some samples will be handed out the first day. I’ll post more after a visit and taste test.

To find La Cava de Laoma, go to building 3 — the very colorful one — in Sanlitun Soho. You will find the shop on the first floor beside Bella grocery shop. It doesn’t look like there are plans for food but perhaps the guys can source some snacks from “Dognuts” a few floors above (see photo below).

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Tommy’s back: Former California Grapes manager now handling Chile.

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