Vineyards at the eastern foothills of the Helan Mountains, also known as the Alashan Mountains, in the Ningxia Autonomous Region. Photo: Ningxia government

A glitzy Covent Garden award dinner gave Xi Jinping’s poverty alleviation programme in Ningxia a kick start. Here’s how

  • Ningxia, on a similar latitude in the so-called golden zone for winemaking with Bordeaux wine region, is betting on viticulture as its ticket out of poverty
  • Hong Kong is turning itself into Asia’s wine trading and distribution hub, after removing all duties and administrative controls in February 2008
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Vineyards at the eastern foothills of the Helan Mountains, also known as the Alashan Mountains, in the Ningxia Autonomous Region. Photo: Ningxia government
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