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11.11.2004

Chinese Wine and Wine Culture

Our friend Bertrand Celce who is a freelance photographer and writer maintains a wine blog about French wines and wine tasting in France. Lucky for me it's in (quite good) English. Bert recently returned from a trip to Shanghai and has written a couple of entries about Chinese wine and the burgeoning wine culture there, as well as his experiences in some wine bars in Shanghai. They are both an interesting peek into how the Chinese are engaging the wine world.

Comments (3)

Rich wrote:
11.12.04 at 5:38 AM

Alder,

Thanks for the pointer...

I'm actually headed to India (Delhi and Bombay) next week for 15 days and will be doing my best to engage the Indian wine culture. I'll be posting a preview on my blog soon!

Alder wrote:
11.17.04 at 10:06 PM

Here's a recent interesiting story about Oregon Pinot on its way to China.

plum wine wrote:
12.09.06 at 5:10 PM

Plum wine culture:
Plum wine which is made of the rare natural greenage, Green plum, another name is UMESHU, with the high nutritious value and the luxuriant organic acid, was reputed as the "the king of the alkaline food" for hundred years history. Greengage, the specialty of asia, the main planted place are japan, China Tw and China, with the origin place in China.

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