Gourmet Traveller WINE: Travel Log

Photo: The original office of Gonzalez Byass founder Manuel Maria González Ángel In the 2019 April/May edition of GT Wine I wrote a few words about what to do next time you find yourself in Jerez, Spain or Nelson, New Zealand! Click here to have look: GT WINE Travel Log as a PDF OR here […]

Keeping it in la familia – vino and tapas at Timón, Wan Chai

The title of this post references the two wines we enjoyed while sampling some of the tapas on offer at Timón, a seafood tapas bar and restaurant located in Ship Street, Wan Chai.     Cava Rimarts image credit: Cava Rimarts To start we had salted almonds – the only tapas bar in Hong Kong […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grand Rioja Tasting and Masterclass – Langham Place Hotel, Mong Kok

Wines tasted: Conde De Valdemar, Finca Alto de Cantabria 2010 Beronia, Crianza 2009 Viña Pomal, Crianza 2009 Zuazo Gaston, Reserva 2008 Predicador, Tinto 2010 After the success of last years First Grand Rioja Tasting it was with much excitement that the Second Grand Rioja Tasting took place. Over 60 wineries presented their version of one […]