Category: Wine & Spirits in Asia

How to appreciate sake – a masterclass

You may know your Daiginjo from your Ginjo, but for those of us less well-versed in sake, there is much to discover about the fascinating wine. At a recent Berry Bros. & Rudd event, Anne McHale MW – our education expert – hosted a Sake Masterclass with Asami Tasaka, UK Sales Director of World Sake […]

Chinese red wine: an auspicious choice

As part of her Chinese New Year celebrations this weekend, Amanda Parker – our Hong Kong education expert – found the excuse to uncork some Changyu Moser XV, a Chinese red with its sights set on Bordeaux style and quality. Thinking about Chinese New Year, we often reflect on the traditions that it embodies: homes […]

A meditation on single-malt: tasting Glenlivet 1982

Ethan Newton (yes, him with the beard) – renowned menswear tailor, Hong Kong resident, bon viveur and surely one of the world’s most stylish whisky drinkers – recently unstoppered an Own Label 1982 Glenlivet. Here are his musings… I don’t profess to a particularly sophisticated palate, nor a sophisticated frame encompassing it, nor discerning tastes […]

Burgundy in Asia

Buyer Jasper Morris MW has been taking his insights into Burgundy to Asia. Ferorsa Choi reports on his recent visit to the Hong Kong office There are few better ways to start the week than a tasting of six wines with Jasper. It was wonderful to hear his insights about Burgundy and some general trends […]