Wet your whistle: Upcoming Beijing wine events

By Jim Boyce

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Upcoming Beijing wine events

March 21, 6:30 PM, Sequoia Café (Sanlitun), RMB100
French wine tasting, selections by Taillan winemaker Alain Leroux; RSVP with Frank at frank.siegel@gmail.com

March 21, 7 PM, Il et Elle, RMB400
Wine and Chinese food matching dinner, by Long Feng; RSVP with Fongyee at fongyee@longfengwines.com / 13522-147-340

March 22, 6 PM, La Baie des Anges, RMB150
Cheese, wine, and fruit pairing, includes three glasses of wine (2 red, 1 white); for more info, call 6657-1605

March 23, 9:30 AM-5:30 PM, RMB1900
WSET introductory course, by Long Feng; contact Fongyee at fongyee@longfengwines.com / 13522-147-340

March 26, 6:30 PM, Aria (China World), RMB1200
Riedel wine tasting dinner, with company CEO Maximilian Riedel, by ASC; 4 wines; participants take home 4 Riedel glasses; RSVP with Helen Lu at 6418-1598, x226

March 27, 7 PM, Palette Vino at Pekotan (Central Park, building 12), RMB100
Michel Torino wine tasting, with Palette Wines, RSVP with Nancy Qi at 13811-182-462 / nancy@palettewines.cn

March 29, 4:30-6:30 PM, RMB200
Blind tasting workshop, by Long Feng; RSVP with Fongyee at fongyee@longfengwines.com / 13522-147-340

March 29, 7 PM, Palette Vino (Shunyi), RMB100
Michel Torino wine tasting, with Palette Wines; RSVP with Leo Liu at 8046-4461 / leo@palettewines.cn

April 7, 6-9:30 PM, Mare (E-Tower), RMB150
Spanish wine tasting, by Summergate, 20+ wines with tapas. RSVP with Jessie at Summergate at jessie.xiao@summergate.com / 6562-5800, or with Mare at marebeijing@hotmail.com / marebeijing@sohu.com / 6595-4178

Note: To get a wine event listed, send the event information, preferably in text format, to beijingboyce@yahoo.com.