Sothebys Private Bordeaux and Burgundy Collections Going on Auction

Tuesday. 27 August. 2013. 10:00 am

Two private owner collections expected to bring in HK$60 million.

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Not one, but two fantastic private collections of Bordeaux and Burgundy wines will be going to auction on 5 October boasting over 800 lots that are expected to garner up to HK$60 million. As part of Sotheby’s Autumn auction series, the day auction has both collections ‘A Magnificent Bordeaux Cellar‘ and ‘Important Burgundy and Bordeaux From A Private Cellar’ up for sale to the highest bidders.

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Françoise Bedel: The Belle Biodynamic Champagne

Wednesday. 14 December. 2011. 10:00 am

New release from famed champagne producer.

Françoise Bedel is one of the stars of the Champagne biodynamic movement. Based in Crouttes-sur-marne (Champagne’s most famous region), this grower champagne producer is an important figure in the region and has the goal of making well-balanced, high quality and harmonious wines. Using traditional methods only, the wines rely heavily on Pinot Meunier, which is quite rare compared to the outside world.

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Cocktails, Whiskey and Champagne at Dada Bar + Lounge at The Luxe Manor

Monday. 1 August. 2011. 10:05 am

An inspired spot for cocktails and Dadaism.

The Dada Bar + Lounge in The Luxe Manor in Tsim Sha Tsui is one of our favorite bars because of its Dadaism art-inspired design and cool style. So if you haven’t been yet, there are a bunch of special nights to give you the perfect excuse over the coming weeks that include cocktails, whiskey, wine and live music.

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French Wines Trade Show 2011 at The Langham Place Hotel (VIDEO)

Friday. 29 July. 2011. 6:06 pm

A wide selection of new French wines showcased in Mong Kok.

Sopexa Hong Kong put on their annual French Wines Trade Show 2011 earlier this month at The Langham Place hotel that put a spotlight on some new boutique wineries from France looking to break into the Hong Kong and China markets.

Winebuzz.hk was there with our video cameras and we talked to some of the winemakers and export managers from Clos Monicord, Alliance Alsace and Champagne Charpentier to learn more about what their wines are all about and what they think of the local market.

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Vintage Wines Meet Matsutake Mushrooms for a Taste Explosion

Thursday. 28 July. 2011. 4:43 pm

Jordi Chan pairs the Japanese-grown fungi with a red and a champagne.

Recently, I had an excellent experience with Matsutake mushrooms from Japan (松茸) with some vintage Champagne and a Burgundy red.

A wonderful dinner was hosted at Amuse Bouche, which is located in Wan Chai. The most impressive dish served that night was the Roasted Seasonal Matsutake Mushroom. Matsutake mushroom is a very rare and seasonal ingredient, which is extremely popular in Japan. With it’s heavy unique aroma and very smooth texture, the taste is reminiscent of cooked scallop. Definitely, a magical dish, and paired with the right wines only ignites the taste buds even further.

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