Travel Talk: Traveling China Through Wine

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Great Hall, Annie Wright Schools, Tacoma WA 98403

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Three people pose on the Great Wall of China

Please note the date change for this event. Make sure to join us on February 28 at Annie Wright Schools for this event - no RSVP necessary!


Wine made in China? Yes, and it is a bigger thing than you might think. Since 2013, Professor Pierre Ly and his wife Cynthia Howson have spent their summers traveling Chinese wine country to meet the farmers, entrepreneurs and winemakers who are rocking the wine world. Wine, and even wine tourism, have brought new opportunities for economic development in several provinces. Pierre Ly will share his experience traveling China through wine.

Pierre Ly is Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound, where he teaches courses on NGOs, global trade and wine. He and his wife Cynthia Howson (Lecturer at University of Washington Tacoma) are writing a book about Chinese wine.


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