The second annual Mystery Wine Party teamed nine niche suppliers for an afternoon of vino excitement in Beijing. This year’s event, held at Q Bar, featured wines from 1421, Australian Natural, Grape Wall, La Cava, Sommelier International, Lewine, Pasion, Ponty and Seina.
The fifty wines, hailing from Argentina, Australian, Chile, China, France and Spain, retail for rmb120 to rmb600 per bottle. The organizers gift-wrapped and sold each for a mere rmb100, with guests getting the thrill of unwrapping the bottles, discovering new grapes and regions, and sharing wines with their fellow imbibers.
Baozi-pizza specialists Baozza were on hand with four versions of their tasty baozi-pizza combos for rmb10 each. And there was a draw for a rmb2000 bottle of Chilean wine provided by La Cava.
All funds from the wine, baozza and the draw went to charity, raising a total of rmb6,840 or 68,400 mao. Thanks to George Zhou of Q Bar for hosting the event.
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