A bottle of Changyu wine at a supermarket in Jinan city, Shandong province.
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

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Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

History snapshot: why China came late to grape wines

Grain spirits predominated for much of Chinese history, with grape alcohol confined to Xinjiang until the late 19th century, writes Wee Kek Koon

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A bottle of Changyu wine at a supermarket in Jinan city, Shandong province.
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