China's first micro-winery wins plaudits. One billion customers await!

on 18/07/10 at 12:21 am


A Chinese vineyard near Penglai peninsula in eastern China’s Shandong province in June 2010. Located on the eastern slopes of Mount Helan in the northern Ningxia region, China’s first garage wine, or micro-winery, has won applause from wine lovers and support from the trade.

In a country where the wine industry is dominated by mass-production vineyards producing mediocre wine, the Silver Heights winery perched at 1,200 metres (about 4,000 feet) is creating a buzz.

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