As South Africa starts to take wine exports to the Sinosphere seriously (Sawis reports sales of bottled SA wine in China up from 600K to 4.3 million over the last five years) the question for any eastern looking sommelier is what wine to recommend with virgin boy eggs.  Especially with 300 000 Chinese tourists expected to visit SA this year.

The Cape Times reports this morning “in the eastern Chinese city of Dongyang… basins and buckets of boys’ urine are collected from school toilets.  It is the key ingredient in ‘virgin boy eggs’, a local tradition of soaking and cooking eggs in the urine of young boys, preferably below the age of 10.”  Urine from Dongyang being a felicitous combination enough to convince a marketer of the sense of appellation legislation.

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What to drink with Virgin Boy Eggs

As South Africa starts to take wine exports to the Sinosphere seriously (Sawis reports sales of bottled SA wine in China up from 600K to 4.3 million over the last five years) the question for any east

 
 

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