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Wine workshop: Three days in Beijing

August 6, 2007 0

Get out your acronym finder as CAU (China Agricultural University), CSV (Chinese Society for Viticulture), CADIA (China Alcoholic Drinks Industry Association) and OIV (International Organization

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Interview: Eddie Osterland

August 2, 2007 3

In 1972, Eddie Osterland became America’s first master sommelier, and is today one of 87 in the United States.* I sat in on his recent

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Excellence in the Garden of Delights

July 27, 2007 0

It seems China World Hotel’s Aria isn’t the only local establishment being recognized by Wine Spectator. Wangfujing-based Garden of Delights – which has one of

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Fine monkey wine

July 12, 2007 0

You can teach monkeys many things, but I doubt that making booze is among them. It’s something they need to discover on their own. (By

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On the Loosen

July 11, 2007 0

I went to Summergate‘s wine tasting at the Hilton last week and it was a big mistake. I tried four wines from Dr. Loosen –