The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.
Swire Hotels’ director of wine, Yvonne Cheung, on different uses for a walk-in freezer, rescuing the biggest bottle from her cellar and loving wine.
British chef Rowley Leigh, chef-consultant at Swire Hotels new restaurant in Pacific Place, on picking a few favourites for the wine list and the influx of British chefs in Hong Kong.
Don Melchor hosted its first “parcel” tasting this week with head winemaker Enrique Tirado explaining the complexities of parcel selection and blending.
Yves Nizan has been selected as the new hotel sommelier for the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
A government official is calling for new rules which would see Vietnamese restaurants selling beer compelled to maintain a temperature below 30C.
Justerini & Brooks’ new Hong Kong head of sales, Cellina Chan, on expanding the company’s Asian operations.
Protests are on-going in Admiralty while db used last week’s holiday to jet off to Singapore to taste Austrian wines.
The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.
The judging for the sixth Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition has begun with the pan-Asian panel tasting wines, spirits and sake.
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