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Domaine Laroche @ Chablis

Chablis is a very picturesque town with a small river running in the midst of the vineyards.  It is always a good summer wine with its crisp acidity and mineral aroma.  If you have read the famous Japanese manga, God’s Drop, this is the wine to pair with fresh oysters.  And I found out why after visiting Chablis!

Doamine Laroche’s tasting room was off a quiet street in the heart of Chablis.  We tasted four wines from the domaine, Saint Martin, Fourchaume 1er Cru, Les Vaudevey 1er Cru and then the grand crus, les Blanchot. (more…)

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness….”

This time of year could be quite warm and humid, may not be the best of times to enjoy alfresco dining.  We just have to take our chance when we plan for a seafood and wine lunch at Lamma Island a few months back.

A cool breeze under the sunny sky over the weekend turned out to be the perfect setting for the outdoor lunch.   The worst of times was waiting for the wines to be chilled for the perfect serving temperature. (more…)

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The heat & humidity could be quite unbearable at times here, how would you choose to chill out on the weekends?  How about sipping a glass of Prosecco on a bus heading to Shek O, then an 8-course Thai lunch paired with 8 Italian wines?  Well, that’s how I spent my Saturday afternoon!

The classic Thai appetizer fish cake was excellent with the light refreshing sparkling Prosecco.  Then the 7 wines to follow were all from a same vineyard – Movia. (more…)

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The two wine dispensing machines at the bar area of SML were quite eye catching.  There were 8 selections for both red and white.  The restaurant was in the midst of promoting Mexican fair – chicken quesadillas, shrimp fajitas, salsa sauce, smoked salmon marinated in chili pepper and cilantro – my favorites!  (more…)

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A non-commerical Bordeaux white

What does “lifestyle” mean?  It was fun sharing my view with old acquaintances and new friends over a few glasses of wines in a cozy Bistro this past weekend.

While sharing our views, there was also a very interesting wine we shared over dinner, interesting because it is not a commercial wine.  The owner is passionate about wine and bought a small vineyard and experimenting wine making.  The 2008 Bordeaux white was from this vineyard.  (more…)

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本小姐雖不至無辣不歡,但川菜的麻與辣實在甘之如貽。每隔數星期必要去狂吃一頓才心安理得。若問至愛川菜館, 最近比較喜歡花園道的三希樓。

對於外出用膳,本小姐對食物質素當然有一定的要求,但走進一間餐館,環境、服務 、餐酒種類亦同等重要,香港一般的中菜館不太着重餐酒, 所以每趟都會自攜餐酒來配主菜。 (more…)

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Sauvignon Blanc有一個很浪漫的中文譯名 – 長相思, 不知道背後有沒有什麼故事。

新西蘭 Marlbourough 區出產的長相思舉世知名, Cloudy Bay 亦是當地名氣最大的酒莊。長相思最適合在氣候偏冷的地方生長, 可以充份令葡萄的特質表現出來 -青草、青椒、桂花和 gooseberry。 (more…)

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