Liberty Exchange As part of the Passion for Pinot event, John D'Anna from Cristom wines http://www.cristomwines.com/ will be hosting a dinner on June 7th at Liberty Exchange, http://www.lex.hk/see menu and wines below ... read more >
Passion for Pinot Master Class and Dinner Experience - Hong Kong Altaya Wines, Hong Kong are holding a Pinot Noir master class and dinner with a host of top producers attending and guided by Debra Meiburg MW, in Hong Kong on June 9th, see below and visit http://www.altayawines.com/en/event.php ... read more >
Chinese Lacquered Duck Shanghai style - These ducks came from Carrefour market here in Pudong, at the Thumb Plaza, the kitchen run by an awesome woman and it just goes to show, how great food and especially duck can be in gentle hands; we have been back three times for the dame duck… the only issue is the thinness of the breasts however the juice that runs out of them when I remove the skewer is amazing in itself. Our Shanghai correspondent, Mick Knuppel, resurfaces and reports on the TarraWarra Estate Pinot Noir Australasia Duck Run ... read more >
Dexter Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Dexter is the eponymous label of Tod and Debbie Dexter, based at Merricks North on the Mornington Peninsula. The vineyard was established in 1987. Now just over 7 hectares, it’s planted to Chardonnay and Pinot noir in roughly equal proportions. The vine age for the Chardonnay averages 20 years and the Pinot 15 years. ... read more >
TarraWarra Pinot Noir Reserve Not sure where to start with this article, given it’s about 10 years overdue! Actually, I had begun a piece on their outstanding cellar door restaurant and contemporary art museum, which we went to last year and had a fabulous lunch; but a computer meltdown erased both prose and pictures, which is killing me. ... read more >
Neudorf vineyard One of my favourite New Zealand vignerons, Tim and Judy Finn, from Neudorf Vineyards in Moutere, Nelson, are in Singapore to host a wine dinner being held at the Hilton on Orchard Road. ... read more >
Mount Edward Morrison Pinot Noir 3 Individual Vineyard Cuvees from the 2009 Vintage: Morrison Vineyard – Lowburn Muirkirk Pinot Noir – Bannockburn Stevens Vineyard – Gibbston ... read more >
Kai Schubert - a man of ceaseless good humour and provodore of particularly good pinot, just needs to improve on his shirts... The intrepid Kai Schubert of Schubert winery, Martinborough, New Zealand is parachuting into the Conrad Koh Samui on March 24th and will be hosting an intimate wine dinner at the resorts fabulous modern Thai cuisine restaurant, Jahn. ... read more >
A mix of urbane and recalcitrance - the pinot noir provocateur Is it possible that we may have come across an indicator of who produces the most stylish and elegant pinot noirs – by the very shirt that the vignerons wears? ... read more >
Dug this out of the Wandering Palate picture files - Proprietor of Sugarloaf Ridge, Kristin Colville with Chef Curtis Stone and the Wandering Palate - Sugarloaf served up at the Singapore Sun Festival Julian Colville, proprietor of Sugarloaf Ridge rushed through Singapore recently, on-route to the Cool-Climate Conference in Tasmania. Yes, their vineyard is in Tasmania but career commitments have taken the family to Amsterdam for the present. ... read more >