The brand Barolo – a tasting with Accademia del Barolo

It is “a shared philosophy of quality” that unites the twelve families of Accademia del Barolo, Matteo Sardagna of Poderi Luigi Einaudi tells us as we begin to taste a selection of Barolo from the 2012 vintage. Yesterday a small group of press and media were invited to a tasting led by Gianni Gagliardo and Matteo Sardagna, as a […]

Back to the future with G.D. Vajra, Barolo, Piemonte, Italy

(Image credit: view of Piemonte from the Barolo Wine Museum. Wikipedia) Wine Tasted Vajra, Langhe Riesling Pètracine, 2013 Vajra, Langhe Rosso, 2013 Vajra, Dolcetto d’Alba Coste & Fossati, 2013 Vajra, Barbera d’Alba Superiore, 2012 Vajra, Barolo Bricco delle Viole, 2010 Vajra, Moscato d’Asti, 2013 Recently I attended a lunch and tasting of Italian wines from Piedmontese producer […]

Launch of Gaja and Altaya Wines – Lan Kwai Fong

With over 160 years of winemaking history and a vision to position their wines at the top of the market, Gaja remains a firm favourite with the wine loving community in Hong Kong if the recent Altaya Launch Party is anything to go by. Live music, a dress theme of black and white and being […]

Vietti Barolo Tasting – The Flying Wine Maker, Lan Kwai Fong

Wines tasted: Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne DOC 2010 Nebbiolo Perbacco DOC 2010 Barolo Castiglione DOCG 2008 Barolo Brunate DOCG 2009 Barolo Rocche DOCG 2009 Barolo Rocche DOCG 1999 On Friday I went to the Veitti Masterclass at The Flying Winemaker hosted by Luca Currado. What an outstanding evening! From the very beginning, Luca’s sense of […]