Asian Wine

Asian wine refers to wine produced in the different Asian countries which include mainly Lebanon, China, Israel, India and Korea. Though not as extensively as in the West, wine has been prevalent in Asian culture since long and now some Asian countries are occupying prominent positions in the list of wine producers of the world.


Popular Asia Wine Regions
Lebanon is one of the oldest wine producers of the world and is home to a number of Asian wines. The history of wines in Lebanon, according to Roman history dates back to about a couple of centuries before Alexander the Great. The Phoenicians played a major role in spreading these wines across the Mediterranean regions. Though the country produces European wines like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache , Cinsaut and Carignan; indigenous varieties like Musar White made from a combination of Obaideh and Merwah grapes are also produced in significant amounts. Wines are majorly produced in the Bequah Valley of the region.


China is a major Asian Wine producer, it being the 6th largest contributor in the world to the wine market. Though winemaking has gained immense prominence in China owing to French and other Western influences since 1980, its history dates back to more than 4000 years ago. Red wine dominates the consumption pattern and the major wine regions of the country are Beijing, Yantai, Zhangjiakou and other regions.


Asian Wine Blogs

Which Wines Are Best For Cooking

Which Wines Are Best For Cooking On : 23-Mar-2011 By : foodmaniac

    You know that wine adds class and flavor to even the most mundane of dishes. But do you know which wines are suitable for culinary purpose? No? Well, there are a lot of wines available in the market, which are overpriced and...

Canadian Ice Wine Commands More Money Than Champagne

Canadian Ice Wine Commands More Money Than Champagne On : 27-Nov-2010 By : chockyfoodie

According to the Wine Economist Journal “The Canadian ice wine commands more money than champagne ”.  The data indicate that the ice wine commands second highest bottle price behind the Swiss wine.   Whenever people think of Canada...

How To Pair Food With Qualitatswein Mit Pradikat German Wines

How To Pair Food With Qualitatswein Mit Pradikat German Wines On : 21-Jun-2010 By : frutilady

German wines or the great Riesling wines are the best kept secret of the wine world. Maybe that’s the reason why most people are clueless about how to pair food with Qualitatswein Mit Pradikat (QMP) German Wines . First things first, Qualitatswein...

How To Fake Being A Wine Expert

How To Fake Being A Wine Expert On : 01-Oct-2010 By : Food4me anytime

  So – you wish to learn, how to fake being a wine expert! Well – it is quite simple, you just have to be smart and prove your expertise in the presence of others who are actually wine experts. Faking being a wine expert will require...