Visit Rhône Valley for the 8th Edition Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône Wine Fair

Friday. 14 November 2014. 9:17 am

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Meet exhibitors at this wine fair to learn more about AOC wines from the Rhône Valley directly in the heart of Rhône Valley, France of course! This is the best place to discover the wines from this region, you still have time to plan this trip as its not happening till March 2015! Organised by Inter Rhône, the wine fair will take place from 2nd to 5th March 2015. This will be the 8th edition of the touring wine fair Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône where over 750 exhibitors will present their AOC wines. The fair runs for four days and is set up in four sites in the heart of the Rhône Valley.

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Est-Ouest Fine Wine Auction, 28 November 2014

Monday. 10 November 2014. 10:00 am


Japanese auction house, Est-Ouest Auctions will be holding their fine wine auction in Hong Kong on the 28th of November. Wines going on auction includes a 60 bottles lot of Château Lafite Rothschild from 1982, considered as one of the best harvest years, and Château Pétrus 1970, 1978, 1982 and 1983, and also so called mega rare Jeroboam of Château Pétrus 1961, Château Ausone Saint-Emillion Grand Cru 1983, Château Cheval Blanc 1966, 1975, 1982 and 1983, Romanée Conti 1966, 1978 and 1988 and Krug 1982.

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Sushi Tsuraku Teams up with Sake Breweries for Sushi and Sake Dinner

Wednesday. 5 November 2014. 10:36 am


Sushi Tsuraku, popular omakase sushi restaurant in Central district is hosting a sushi and sake pairing on November 7. Guests will get to taste a selection of sake from six top-shelf sakes including award-winning premium Junmai Daiginjyo Kansansui, which was awarded double gold and best in show at the 68th annual wine and spirits wholesalers tasting competition and Yukinobosha Yamahainonjyozo, Gold Medal winner at IWC2012.

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Discover New stores and Exclusive Events in Hong Kong

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As local residents in Hong Kong we are always on the look out for things to do and new places to shop. Butterboom Hong Kong delivers on both these fronts. Published right here in HK, Butterboom is one of the best guides to the city covering the latest exclusive events, art news and new shops opening up. Check it out if you're looking for things to do in town.

Wine in China Conference, 5 November 2014

Friday. 31 October 2014. 2:00 pm

This second annual conference offers a complete experience for wine enthusiasts.

Debra Master of Wine - Wine in China Conference 2014

Wine in China will be making its way back this year, taking place on 5 November 2014 at TKP Wanchai Conference Centre. The annual conference offers the latest maket overview for those who are keen to learn more about the Greater China wine market. It will not only feature debates, interactive panels and workshops with Greater China wine insiders but also local experts who will share their insights on how to enter the market, build a brand, develop trade networks and connect directly with local consumers. Speakers include David Lucas and Simon Hong from ASC Fine Wines, Gregory De’Eb from Crown Wine Cellars, Adolphus Foo from MGM Macau and many more.

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A Tuna Feast at Vasco Restaurant

Thursday. 30 October 2014. 12:36 pm


Italian gourmet food importer, Longino&Cardenal  celebrated the Balfego tuna in a workshop for chefs and food journalist at Isono Eatery & Bar and Vasco Restaurant yesterday. The Balfego wild bluefin tuna is highly sought after by Japanese and Western chefs and makes excellent sashimi and sushi as it regarded as the best raw fish to eat in the world. These raw bluefin tuna are caught and fed a strict diet of blue fish to maintain a high percentage of fat that gives it its characteristic taste and texture. The 160 kg tuna that was flown in from Spain the day before was massive and is the biggest full tuna to make its way to Hong Kong.

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