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Family man in Beijing: Miguel Torres on Parker, Cava and Chinese vineyards

By Jim Boyce Family is a key theme — perhaps the key theme — when it comes to Spanish winery Torres. Though a huge operation, Torres is family owned and has passed from generation to generation, the younger one apparently firmly in place to lead the company. That theme was evident during a recent meeting […]

Wine world: Taste of Nations event

I would have given two thumbs up to Torres for last weekend’s Taste of the Nations, an event in Trader’s Hotel that featured some 150 of the distributor’s wines, but my hands were attached to a glass that brought unlimited refills. Instead, I’ll provide written praise. I would guess well over 200 people attended and, […]

Wine-a-thon: 11 countries, 150 wines, 188 kuai

Torres China is organizing “Taste of the Nations” at Traders Hotel Beijing on November 3. The 188-kuai entry fee gets you more than 150 wines from 11 nations, not to mention free appetizers and live performances. Space is limited, so reserve yours by contacting Sophie (5165-5519, extension 208 / Note: Get more info on the Chinese […]

Baron Rothschild takes major sip of Torres China

Wine Industry Reports, er, reports that Baron Philippe Rothschild has taken a 10-percent chug of Torres China, which is marking its tenth anniversary. According to the site, Torres China has, since 2004, been in the black (that’d be hints of renminbi they’re smelling). The site cites Torres China’s stellar growth over the past few years and […]

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