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Say Grace: The search for seven good Chinese wines (part 1)

Note: I will post the notes from the second blind tasting shortly. Action scene from my at-home blind tasting of Chinese wines (more pics below) I’ve received numerous emails from people who are either: 1) curious about Chinese wine but unsure where to start, or 2) cynical about Chinese wine after a bad experience or […]

Changyu: Light on Both Palate and Wallet

I held a wine tasting at home during Spring Festival and the surprise star, in terms of value, was a magnum of Changyu sparkling cider. At 5 percent alcohol and less than 30 kuai, it packed 1.5 liters of bubbly fun (thanks to Fongyee and Edward for bringing it). I had not since spotted it […]

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