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Chinese Wine Lovers Go Californian as Taste Widens

June 18 (Bloomberg) -- At Shi Tang, a private wine club in Shanghai, Jesse Coffino circled the table, splashing crisp Graziano chenin blanc from Mendocino county into glasses of 15 eager members.

All were regular drinkers of French wine but had never heard of Mendocino. Coffino had to unroll a map.