Paul McCartney

This Week in Wine–11.6.11

A New Harvest at Chateau Changyu. The picture to the left shows an artist’s rendering of the newly updated “Disney-esque” Chateau Changyu Baron Balboa winemaking facility, scheduled to be completed next year. The Chinese chateau now has a combined 16,666 hectares of vineyards in Xinjiang, Ningxia, Shandong,Shaanxi, Liaoning and Beijing – a quarter of the entire grape growing area in China. With dry weather, favorable soil conditions and 2,700 hours of annual sunshine, the area…

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