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The full Ponty | A family winery tells all about selling in China

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Six years, sixty cities, thousands of ganbeis and a master’s degree worth of lessons. When it comes to planting a family ...

Wine and baijiu | Did Penfolds borrow our April Fool’s joke!?

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Is Treasury Wine Estates following this blog!? Or a higher-up at Penfolds? Maybe Peter Gago? Because a new wine-baijiu blend called ‘waijiu‘ ...

Bottle stock | Grace Vineyard lists on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Grape Wall of China

Jim Boyce | Grace Vineyard has gone public. In terms of being listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, that is. Its status is official under ...

Rawson’s Retreat advances | Will it cause a ‘Yellowtail effect’ in China?

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Will Rawson’s Retreat do in China what Yellowtail did in the United States a decade ago, namely, associate Australia with relatively ...

WinItaly? Simone Incontro on a ‘comeback’ for Italian wine in China

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Italy has struggled to gain wine market share in China for the past decade and Shanghai-based Simone Incontro of Veronafiere is ...

Bling dynasty | China wines win 131 medals at Concours Mondial

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By Jim Boyce | Chinese wines won 131 medals, including five “grand golds”, at the Concours Mondial in Beijing this month. The results, published today, also ...

Next-wave Marselan | A bunch of Ningxia wineries will unleash this grape

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | For the past dozen years, we’ve heard a growing buzz in China about the grape Marselan (马瑟兰)—that’s one reason I started ...

First World Marselan Day! | Corks pop from U.S. to China to Germany

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | The first World Marselan Day saw wine fans in the United States, Germany, Brazil, Romania, China and elsewhere open bottles from ...

Ninth Grape Wall Challenge | Consumers judge Chinese Marselan!

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Cabernet Sauvignon dominates China’s vineyards but a growing number of people believe Marselan will emerge as the nation’s signature grape. We featured ...

Two degrees of separation | A common bond for Ningxia’s top wine brands

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | The moody blends of Silver Heights, the brawnier offerings of Helan Qing Xue and the fruit-forward drops of Kanaan: these distinct styles ...

Boozy Bordeaux | Wine-inspired WulalaGarita to feature at Ponty tasting

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By Jim Boyce | We were getting boozy a few weeks back at one of my Beijing locals, Q Bar, and the time seemed ripe ...

Horse trade | Kanaan swap corks for screw caps for its white wines

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By Jim Boyce | Ningxia winery Kanaan, known for its Wild Pony, Pretty Pony and Black Beauty labels, has put its Riesling and semi-sweet Riesling, ...

A nice China wine story

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | I have a nice wine story. It’s not about fakes or mixing Sprite with top Bordeaux or someone being the first ...

French connection | Torres, Cazes partner in China

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Importer-distributor Torres China and French company JM Cazes have partnered on a wide swath of wines in China. Torres gets exclusive rights in continental ...

Raise a glass | Introducing World Marselan Day

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | Who is Paul Truel? A French scientist who created the grape Marselan in 1961. What is Marselan? A cross of Cabernet Sauvignon and ...

Zhou Shuzhen | The secret ingredient in Ningxia’s wine industry

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By Jim Boyce | When the wine world talks of Ningxia wine, the most likely names to pop up include Emma Gao at Silver Heights ...

Taste test | Jade Vineyard is another Ningxia contender

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By Jim Boyce | I met Yanan Hao yesterday to try three wines from Jade Vineyard (嘉地) in Ningxia—I know Hao best from her days at Chateau Nine ...

Dope brand | Amethyard wines from Huailai shine

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By Jim Boyce | A bunch of people asked me about Amethyst Manor Winery (怀来紫晶庄园), located just north of Beijing, after last Saturday’s China wine ...

Ten quick takes | China’s 15% tariff on US wine

Grape Wall of China

By Jim Boyce | So, a fellow country put a 15% tariff on your wines. That’s not a nice way to start the week, is ...

Perfect pairing | This company is blending wine with baijiu

Grape Wall of China

Cross-posted this from sibling site World Baijiu Day because it discusses both grape wine in China and how it might be packaged with the national ...

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