Monthly Archives: August 2013

Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe 1988 vs 1989

Two outstanding vintages of a great wine – so which one is the better one? I had the chance to test both wines out side by side at a recent HKWS dinner at Yung Kee goose restaurant in Hong Kong.

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Knights of Alba dinner at “Otto e Mezzo”

Monday 19 August saw the Knights of Alba, Asia meet at the eponymous three Michelin star Italian restaurant Otto e Mezzo in Central for our summer chapter. This is the second time we have now had our summer dinner meeting

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A vodka to knock your socks off!

Chase Limited Edition Raspberry Vodka

Not because it is like rocket fuel, but rather because it is stunningly good. I’ve been a big fan of Chase straight potato vodka for a while now, but this latest offering really is something else: Raspberry vodka. It has been

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2012 überblanc Riesling GDF winemakers Tasmania

The rather cryptic producer title is actually Glaetzer-Dixon Family Winemakers, a name well known and highly respected for their big, bold Barossa shirazes. More recently tho, son Nick Glaetzer has been working in Tasmania to create some stunning cool climate

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