News » March 2012


Otto e Mezzo (BOMBANA) Burgundy dinner HK

The first email I got about this was from the organiser suggesting we gather for an evening of exceptional Burgundy. “Great”, I thought,

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Chateau Lafite Rothschild adopts Prooftag security to prevent fraud

Due to the increase in fake Ch Lafite in China and elsewhere

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Bring a Special Bottle Night- 15th March

This was my third ‘bring a special bottle dinner’, dinner hosted by one of HK’s most generous and enthusiastic wine collectors in the

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Piedmont in the snow

A few Tuscan growers mentioned the snow forecast further North, but a smattering of snow just north of Genoa didn’t prepare us for the heavy snow fall in Piedmont.

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On to Montepulciano and Montalcino

The thing I hadn’t anticipated about Tuscany is just how far it is from place to place. It is the best part of three hours from Bolgheri to Montepulciano, with another hour afterwards to Montalcino

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