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How are you spending your Christmas?  Well, it depends on your age group, I guess.

The wild and crazy days when we would dance till dawn then search for breakfast in TST with a group of close friends has sadly passed, but I can say it was good to be young!  Somewhere down the path, the theme has somehow shifted to food and wine – a big feast! (more…)

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Larose 1990 -2My husband loves cooking and we would always try food wine matching on the weekends.  One of our close friends, who enjoyed my husband’s cooking, suggested one day that he will bring along a bottle of 1990 Chateau Gruaud Larose if my husband will prepare the dish to match the wine.  The wine was retail at HK$ 1,200, so not a difficult decision to make! (more…)

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Blanc de TalbotThis summer, my husband and I spent a week in shopping in Paris and wine tasting in Bordeaux: my kind of vacation!

As a wine lover, it is pure ecstasy just the thought of visiting Bordeaux.  Standing at the vineyard, smelling the fresh air with the backdrop of blue sky felt like home.  It was so amazing.

We visited a total of 6 vineyards in the 3 days we stayed at Bordeaux.   We went with a wine tour organized by the Bordeaux Tourism Board, visiting Château Desmirail, Château Pontet Canet and Château Gruaud-Larose.  (more…)

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