This site is maintained by Jim Boyce, who is also administrator of the Grape Wall of China blog.

He has written about Ningxia for publications such as Wine Enthusiast, Wine Business International and DRiNK magazine. He has also helped organize numerous Ningxia wine tastings, including major Ningxia wine challenges in 2014 and 2012, the Ningxia vs Bordeaux Challenge in 2011, and trade and consumer events.

His role in the Ningxia Winemakers Challenge is to help publicize the project and to deal with queries from international media. You can reach him via nwc (at)


  1. Am Parikshit from India, working as winemaker in Vintage wines Nashik India. I would like to Participate for the Challenge, kindly guide me ahead. i tried to fill the application but due to some problems its not Continuing after 2nd form. please do check. regards

  2. Hello, i am trying to fill in your winemaking competition form but it seems to have a bug, and doesn’t accept the fact that I’ve filled in the forms on page two. Is there any way you could look into this- or can I send you an application via email?
    Thank you,

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