Tasting time: Beijing

By Jim Boyce


Upcoming Beijing wine-related events

Thursday, June 12, 7 PM, Med (Block 8), RMB100
Ladies wine club, with US wines; RSVP with Kristen at kristen@block8.cn / 13240-114-868.

Thursday, June 12, 7 PM, Kokomo, RMB100
Charity wine tasting
for Green Long March, with 5 wines; RSVP with lamarr_irby@hotmail.com / 13581-730-100.

Friday, June 13, 6:30 PM, Sequoia Cafe (Guanghua Lu), RMB100
Canadian wine tasting, with 5 winery reps, 9 ice wines, and more; RSVP with Frank at 13701-178-073.

Friday, June 13, 7 PM, Oh! Marco, RMB50 (free for VIPs)
Chilean wine tasting, includes two glasses of wine (RMB50 fee can be used against bottle purchases); RSVP at 6622-0566.

Saturday, June 14, 6:30 PM, Aria (China World Hotel), RMB118
Cakebread wine dinner, with wine maker and president Bruce Cakebread; by ASC Fine Wines; RSVP with Danny Kane at 6505-2266, x36 /danny.kane@shangri-la.com or Helen Lu at 6587-3863 / homedelivery@asc-wines.com.

Saturday, June 14, 3-6 PM, Ritz-Carlton Financial Street, RMB120
The Culinary Coin Festival, with free-flow Champagne, wine, coffee, chocolate, and more.

Saturday, June 14, 7-10 PM, Greenfish (Ritz-Carlton Financial Street), RMB2008
Dinner with Volker Drkosch, 1-star Michelin chef; RSVP at 6601-6666.

Saturday, June 14, 7-10 PM, Cepe (Ritz-Carlton Financial Street), RMB2008
Dinner with Claudio Sadlerm, Michelin star chef; RSVP at 6601-6666.

Saturday, June 14, 7-10 PM, Qi (Ritz-Carlton Financial Street), RMB2008
Dinner with Eric M. Johnson, from Shanghai’s Jean George; RSVP at 6601-6666.

Thursday, June 19, 7-10:30 PM, Grand Hyatt Beijing, inquire re price
Chateau Margaux dinner, with owner Corinne Mentzelopoulos; 5 wines, limited to 15 seats; by Aussino World Wines; Info / RSVP with Sophia Wang at 6461-2072, x128.

Thursday, June 19, 7:30 PM, Bookworm, RMB180
Australia wine tasting, with 6 wines, by The Wine Republic; RSVP with Jenny at bookwormjenny@gmail.com / 6586-9507.

Friday, June 20, 7 PM, Les Millesimes (Jianwai Soho), RMB198
Cheese and wine tastings, with 20 cheeses, 2 wines; by Les Millesimes Wine Club; RSVP with Cyril at 13601-018-093 (French speakers) or Ekatatrina at 13552-380-948 (English, Chinese, Russian speakers).

Thursday, June 26, LAN, 7 PM, RMB280
Lafite wines from France, Chile and Argentina; RSVP with Jennifer Zhang at 6562-1800, x102 / jennifer.zhang@summergate.com.

Thursday, June 26, 7-8:30 PM, Bento & Berries (Kerry Centre Hotel), free
South African wine tasting, by Top Cellar; RSVP at 13521-434-994 or marketing@topcellar.com.cn.

Saturday, June 28, 6:30 PM, Maison Boulod (Legation Quarter), RMB4888
Haut-Brion / La Mission Haut-Brion wine dinner, with 7 wines, by ASC; with wineries’ owner Prince Robert of Luxembourge, GM / winemaker Jean-Philippe Delmas, and, for restaurant opening, chef Daniel Boulod; RSVP with Helen Lu at helenlu@asc-wines.com / 6587-3803.

Thursday, July 10, 7-8.30 PM, Amigo (Central Park), free
Rose and white wine tasting, by Top Cellar; RSVP at 13521-434-994 or marketing@topcellar.com.cn.

Note: If you intend to attend any of the above events, it is best to confirm the details with the venue ahead of time. To get a wine event listed, send event info, preferably in text format, to beijingboyce@yahoo.com.

format, to beijingboyce@yahoo.com.

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