Do you want to know more about the wine industry in China? Or perhaps you’ll like to understand the science behind the grapes? The Sauder Business Club of Shanghai invites you to an evening of wine discussion and tasting with Robert Bevis, President of Roque Fine Wines.

Bevis will share interesting and dynamic aspects of the international fine wine business including:

• Family owned estates vs global giants

• The wine industry in China.

• Unique challenges in production planning and logistics

• Environmental impact (global warming & water scarcity)

• Understanding wine with "It starts with the grapes"

Following the discussion, there will be a guided wine tasting where you will have the chance to try four different types of reds and whites from different grapes varieties.

Limited spots are available, so please remember to register early before spaces fill up!


RobRobert Bevis is the President of Roque Fine Wines, a start-up venture in China launched in March 2013. In the first 10 months of business, Bevis hired nine employees, signed exclusive distribution contracts with 37 high profile international wine producers and began doing business with many well-known restaurants and hotels in China.

He started in the wine industry by founding a wine importing firm in Canada and growing it to a successful company with over 50 employees. Bevis sold his wine business in Canada in 2012 and moved to China with his wife and two young sons.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Harney & Sons
115-116, NO. 22, Zhong Shan Dong Er Road (Near Xin Yong An Road)

Please RSVP and send payment before March 22 to Annie Yu
(WeChat ID & AliPay: newvalleygirl)
Admission is 100 RM with light dinner included

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