Wine picks for Chinese New Year

16th February, 2015 by Rupert Millar

The Year of the Ram (or possibly sheep or then again maybe goat) is upon us once more, celebrations begin on Thursday 19 February and last for a week.

Guy Ruston, managing director of Bordeaux Index Hong Kong, explains what lies in store: “Chinese New Year in Hong Kong is one of the best occasions for unabashed feasting anywhere in the world. The sheer variety and volume of dishes served in any home or restaurant is guaranteed.

“From Poon Choi (a big casserole pot full of seafood, meat, vegetables) to Yu Sheng (raw fish salad) or dried oyster with pig’s tongue, to staples such as roasted chicken and  suckling  pig, pairing the right wine with such a diverse array of ingredients is difficult.”

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