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 […]

Gevrey-Chambertin: Domaine Fourrier

Despite temperatures turning rather cool here in Hong Kong last night I headed out to a semi-blind tasting event at L’Imperatrice in Sheung Wan. The theme of the evening was the Burgundy appellation Gevrey-Chambertin and eight wines were to be tasted – seven from Burgundy and one interloper from the Rhône just to keep us […]

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 […]