The Decanter Power List 2013

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44 Li Demei (–)
Consultant winemaker, 43 One of China ’s most respected winemakers, Li was most recently in the headlines for his role at Helan Qing Xue in Ningxia, whose Jia Bei Lan Cabernet 2009 was judged best Bordeaux blend at the 2011 Decanter World Wine Awards. Trained at Château Palmer, Li teaches at Beijing University of Agriculture, is a guest lecturer at L’Ecole Superièure d’Agriculture in Angers and consults on operations throughout China. He is active in China’s wine and viticultural circles and contributes to media worldwide – including