Patrick Materman

HKIWSC food and wine pairing winners announced

The winners of the Asian food and wine pairing competition have been announced, with a greater diversity of pairing categories from last year.

Brancott pushes NZ Sauvignon upmarket

With vineyard area near capacity, Marlborough must focus on building value rather than volume growth, insists Brancott Estate’s chief winemaker.

Materman: New Zealand wine ‘at home’ in HK

Patrick Materman of Brancott Wine Estate in Marlborough has said that the natural freshness and acidity of New Zealand wines makes them perfectly at home with Hong Kong’s humid climate.

Top wine faults and what to look for

Patrick Materman of Brancott Estate in Marlborough recently held a wine fault seminar in Hong Kong. Here, we roundup some of the most common causes of wine taint and how to identify them.

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