China develops taste for finer local wines

Remote western region of Ningxia surprising the world’s connoisseurs with the quality of its vintage.

    China is not usually regarded as one of the world's great wine producing nations, and its mass produced brands are considered inferior in the trade.

    But a remote region in the west has been surprising the world’s connoisseurs with the quality of its vintage.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Ningxia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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