Writing in the Present About Chinese Wines

Asian woman toasting

Working on Inside the Chinese Wine Industry has been quite the journey of discovery. Not only did it compel me to learn more about China, but also wine and the global wine industry. The writing of the book itself turned out to be one of the greatest challenges I have faced, and I like to […]

How Trump’s Trade War Affects the US and Chinese Wine Industries Part 4

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What Does the Future of the Wine Trade Look Like? Trump remains optimistic about the future of US-Chinese relations and says that there are only a few things missing that would lead to the kind of deal that would end the trade war. In the past couple of weeks, he said, “China wants to make […]

How Trump’s Trade War Affects the US and Chinese Wine Industries Part 3

bottles of French wine

In the third part of this four-part series, we will focus on how the trade war affects the US wine industry in the short term and then begin to explore what the future holds for the industry if the trade war continues. Trump’s Personal Connection Donald Trump is no stranger to the wine industry. Since […]

How Trump’s Trade War Affects the US and Chinese Wine Industries Part 2

Asian woman selling wine

How Trump’s Trade War Affects the Chinese Wine Industry The 11th Annual Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair was held from November 8th-11th. Many parties interested in the future of Chinese wine gathered at the fair to discuss the industry. There were 1,075 exhibits with representatives from 33 countries. However, much of the buzz […]

How Trump’s Trade War Affects the US and Chinese Wine Industries Part 1

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Part 1: Introduction to the Trade War President Trump’s unorthodox geopolitical strategy has been vastly transforming how people live and do business in the world. There are numerous industries where Trump has already left his fingerprint, and the wine industry is an important one and provides an interesting prism through which to view the trade […]

Inside the Chinese Wine Industry – Official Book Trailer

While working as a freelance writer, I started writing for an online Chinese travel blog and learning about the Chinese wine industry. I became completely fascinated with the subject. It was amazing to see Chinese history and culture through the prism of wine, and from that viewpoint, something emerged that became a life-changing obsession. I […]