Grape Wall of China 2.0: Judy Leissner

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 my free e-newsletter by emailing with “sign me up” in the subject line.)

Today’s profile: Judy Leissner
Main focus: Wine industry

“Judy Leissner is CEO of Grace Vineyard, China’s only family-owned boutique winery. She is involved in all aspects of the business, from wine-making to sales & marketing to finance to overall strategy. Grace has won numerous awards abroad and received much media coverage. She previously worked in the Hong Kong office of Goldman Sachs.”

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  1. @ Y A,

    I agree. People always accuse me of favoring Grace over other Chinese wines, but such preferential treatment is due to the merit of the wines.

    I met Judy Leissner for the first time last week and she is passionate about wine and brings a lot of energy to her company.

    Cheers, Boyce

  2. For Grace Vineyard’s wine to be represented at the Hilton Food and Wine Experience they must be confident of measuring up. Ms. Leissner and her crew work hard. She is a voice to be heard at Grape Wall forum.

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