Beijing Wine Club

Wine Weekend II: Cabs, quizzes and sauerkraut

September 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

I owed myself a weekend of fun for ages and cashed in last Friday, Saturday and Sunday by attending five wine events. Here’s number two: The Beijing Wine Club organized a full evening of fun – including a blind tasting, food and quiz – last Saturday night at Sequoia Cafe. Here’s what attendees received for the 220-kuai entry fee: A blind tasting of two whites A blind tasting of two reds Barbecued sausages, salad, beans, sauerkraut, brownies and more, accompanied by a nice Shiraz-Grenache Two quizzes with an excellent mix of questions ranging from easy to challenging: name three of […]

Cape wines and cowboy hats!

July 3, 2007 // 0 Comments

You don’t see many events linking Texas and South Africa, but add one more to that short list when Beijing Wine Club holds a holding a fundraiser on July 14 at Tim’s Texas Roadhouse to benefit the HIV/AIDS programs run by Prevention through Education, a charity with which the wine club’s Gabriel Suk is involved. (Note: This event is at the new Tim’s, on Super Bar Street, across from 5:19 and Pili Pili.) Look for five South African Western Cape Wines – three reds, two whites – and Tex-Mex food. There will be a raffle for cowboy boots, diamonds, wine and vouchers for […]