Tuesday. 7 May. 2013. 10:00 am
The first sparkling wine from famous New Zealand winery.
Cloudy Bay, one of New Zealand’s most famous wineries, has just launched its first sparkling wine in Hong Kong. Pelorus takes its name from the famous dolphin of the Cook Strait, who guided sailors and ships through treacherous waters and whose spirit reflects the pure and lively nature of the wine.
Wednesday. 29 August. 2012. 10:30 am
Learn about Brazilian wine on 18 September 2012.
MW Debra Meiburg and the the trade body for the wine industry in Brasil is hosting the “Wines of Brasil” event at Excelsior Hotel. Brasil started producing wine in 1875 with the arrival of Italian immigrants and is today the fifth largest wine producer in the southern hemisphere.
If you are curious about Brazilian wine, this is the time to come and learn more about it.
Wednesday. 17 August. 2011. 10:00 am
Introducing Torrontes, the up-and-coming new world wine.
Everyone knows about Malbec from Argentina but now there is a new wine on the world’s wine tasting lips from this vast country and that is Torrontes.
A light, pale gold wine with heady floral and tropical fruit aromas, locals call it ‘the liar’ because of its deceptively sweet and aromatic nose, when it is actually quite a dry and sometimes bitter wine. Originally hailing from France, the grape was brought to Argentina in a pot-luck plantation of vines like so many other varietals during European immigration. And, like Malbec, it did better in Argentina than its European counterpart.
Thursday. 7 July. 2011. 10:02 am
Top value Argentine wines.
Argentine Malbec has steadily gained international fame over the past two decades but there is more than one trick to this pony as the country demonstrates a greater diversity with increasingly high standards year-on-year. Here are our five top summer wines, all available in Hong Kong:
Monday. 20 June. 2011. 9:42 am
South African wine dinner.
Come join Eben Sadie, owner and winemaker of The Sadie Family, for a wine dinner at Posto Pubblico on 23 June. Eben is a former wine-maker at Fairview known for producing some of the best South African wines around.
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