Find out the cultural phenomenon of referring to wine as Hongjiu in China and the reason behind it.
Everyone is firmly convinced that Chinese people like off-dry, sweeter style of wines, but the sales performance of sweet wines in China is barely satisfactory.
'Non-scientific' isn't a negative term at all. It has its place in human society.
[LI Demei] China is very big indeed. Most people may have an inadequate understanding of the country except knowing that it is big
What to eat and drink is of course an important aspect in life. However, until a while ago Chinese people still felt awkward talking about it in public. At that time, indulging in eating, drinking and pleasure-seeking were considered synonyms t
[LI Demei] I was visiting the cities in Southern China for most of the time in the past few months. Some friends asked me, ‘are grapes and wines also being produced in these cities, like in Northern China?’ as they all know I am always dreaming of visitin
[LI Demei] Held in Shanghai, the Best Sommelier Competition of French Wines in China has just finished its final round on 7th of May. The competition is co-organised by SOPEXA, the Hong Kong Sommelier Association and the French Ministry of Agriculture. Th
[LI Demei] A group of Bordeaux chateau owners visited the Ningxia wine region of China for the ‘Simply Bordeaux’ event organised by the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) from 19 to 21 April. During the visit, they tasted local wines and
If I was to name one aspect of wine that is most likely to arouse discussions among wine lovers, it must be the quality. Although quality itself is a difficult topic to elaborate on, there is no stopping wine lovers from giving opinions about t
Demei's View – Wine Communication from a Chinese Winemaker: In the last decade, wine has been a hot topic in China and it continues to attract more and more attention...