Category: Wine & Spirits in Asia

Long-distance crus

David Jones, Senior Account Manager in Hong Kong, reports back on the growing local demand for the less-renowned vintages of Burgundy and Bordeaux In our business in Hong Kong, over the course of the last six months or so, there has been a noticeable upsurge in appreciation for the value, quality and character typical of […]

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 […]