Saffron Fields makes debut in HK

26th January, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

The Oregon-based winery, Saffron Fields has its sights set on wooing HK wine drinkers as it launches onto the market via Corney & Barrow.

Speaking to the drinks business HK at the official launch of Saffron Fields’ Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir, owner Sanjeev Lahoti expressed his desire to see Hong Kong’s wine drinkers “embracing” New World Pinot Noir.

“Coming from India, I feel that the Chinese and Indian palates can be similar. We’re not into heavy, tannic reds as we’re not used to them. New World Pinot, and especially Oregon Pinot have a lot of ripe, sweet fruit which make them more approachable with lots of integrated tannin even when they are young.”

Former chemical engineers, Lahoti and his wife, Angela Summers wanted to get into the vineyard business….

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