Grape Wall of China

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Tasting time: New Zealand, Sequoia, Mundo Vino

By Jim Boyce Beijing will see a good crop of wine events over the next few days, with everything from the return of the Friday with Frank gatherings at Sequoia Cafe to a tour of New Zealand wine regions by The Wine Republic to a tasting of over 100 wines for RMB150 by Palette Wines […]

Are you experienced? Hilton’s massive annual wine event

By Jim Boyce Two years ago, I lost my mobile phone. Last year, I accidentally broke a bottle of Shiraz on a marble staircase. This year, who knows? The eleventh annual Beijing Food & Wine Experience is slated for Saturday, November 29 in Beijing. While the 2007 event covered two days, this year the trade […]

How can I sell my wines in China? Part 5

- By Dan Siebers This is part 5 of 5. See also part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4.In part 4, I talked about brands in China. In this, the last part of the series, I look at distribution and at some of the “land mines” for producers to consider in the China market. Here […]

How can I sell my wines in China? Part 3

- By Dan Siebers This is part 3 of 5. See also part 1 and part 2. In part 2, I discussed some anecdotal evidence about wine consumers in China. Now, here are some “hard facts” about importers: – Total bottled wine imports in 2005 were 1.15 million cases. In 2004, imports were 750,000 cases. – […]

How can I sell my wines in China? Part 2

- By Dan Siebers This is part 2 of 5. In part 1 of this series, I introduced some general issues producers should consider when entering the China wine market. This time around, I look at consumer trends All of the comments I make on consumer trends are purely anecdotal and should not be taken as […]

How can I sell my wines in China? Part 1

- By Dan Siebers This is part 1 of 5. Many people wonder, “How can I sell my wines in China?” They’ve heard so much about the booming China market and don’t want to be left behind. But the questions they should ask are, “Should I sell my wines in China?” or “When should I […]

Grape Wall of China 2.0: Dan Siebers

Grape Wall of China will soon begin including contributions from ten people involved in the Greater China wine scene as academics, wine-makers, distributors, educators or consumers. To kick things off, I will post a profile each day. (For more China wine info, join the Grape Wall of China group on Facebook and/or sign up for […]

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