A taste of Georgia in Hullett House, Hong Kong

Hullett House, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Image courtesy of Hullett House. Last week I attended an event showcasing wines from Georgia hosted by Debra Meiburg M.W. and her team from Meiburg Wine Media. In the interests of transparency I should mention that I have worked for Debra previously and that my inner wine geek is […]

A taste of Spain in LKF Tower, Hong Kong

From my first visit to Spain many years ago to work as a flutist in an orchestra in northwest Spain I was hooked – the food, the culture, the language – everything about Spain worked for me. I met my husband in a Spanish language class, we cook and eat out at as many Spanish […]

What I’ve been drinking … Mullineux Wines, Journey Wines, Chateau Rauzan Segla

Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines, Swartland, South Africa, 2011, White Blend Journey Wines, Heathcote, Australia, 2012, Shiraz Chateau Rauzan Segla, Margaux, France 1983, Bordeaux red The white blend from Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines in Swartland South Africa is one of my all time favourite white wines. It satisfies so many different requirements being the perfect […]

The Drinks Business: BIVB Live and Chardonnay

Published The Drinks Business 22 May 2015 (Image credit: Saint-Aubin Credit BIVB) The summer months have arrived in Hong Kong and the weather is rather grey at the moment, which makes the latest installment of the BIVB’s (Burgundy Wine Board) Live and Interactive seminars the perfect antidote. We arrived to find six little glasses of sunshine waiting for […]

The Drinks Business: BIVB Live

Published The Drinks Business 27 March 2015 (Image creidt: Côte de Nuits Wikipedia) Bourgogne wines, live and direct in 25 cities around the world! This is the tag line for a series of interactive presentations that have been taking place around the world hosted by the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne, more commonly known by its acronym […]

Grupo Artevino Wine: the hidden treasure of Castilla y León, Spain

With four labels in their portfolio, Spanish producer Grupo Artevino was in town last week showcasing their wines from the provinces of Castilla y León and La Rioja. Director General Lalo Antón joined Kerry Wines to present a tasting of wines from the Castilla y León region including the Vetus range from Rueda and Toro […]