Southern Rhône varietals including Grenache, Syrah and Carignan are apparently adapting better to changing climate, while increasing temperature compounded woes for Bordeaux variety such as Cabernet and Merlot in Languedoc-Roussilon, according to the region’s leading producer Les Jamelles.
Reeze Choi, an accomplished Hong Kong sommelier, reveals the most tedious part about being a sommelier, why he refuses to buy a wine fridge for environmental reasons. Most importantly, the quick-witted sommelier might have found a more economical and perhaps more sodden solution to build President Trump’s Wall.
The crown jewel of Japanese rare whisky collection, the whole set of Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series, will go under hammer at auction house Bonhams’ upcoming Whisky and Wine auction on August 16 in Hong Kong, and is likely to smash previous world record.
In the latest Talking Cheese in Asia series, cheese specialist Ivy Ng talks with a young and no-nonsense French cheesemonger about her ambition for Hong Kong and her determination to persuade the locals’ taste buds to appreciate the diversity of French artisan cheese.