Author Archives: Danette Kemeny

Time for Whiskey

Hendy from the Hong Kong and Australian whisky blog TimeForWhisky.com, recently wrote a smooth blog piece on Whisk(e)y after attending a “Smoked Meats & Whiskey Tasting” where he tasted some of the best and smoothest Whiskey’s around including (of course) the range from Kentucky’s legendary Buffalo Trace Distillery. Here are some of the highlights from the […]
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Fentimans Lynchburg Lemonade Cocktail

Ok, it’s time for a break from the austere world of wine to lose ourselves in cocktail liberation, be it only for a moment. If there’s one thing I like more than sharing a glass of wine with good friends it would be making a mess in my kitchen as we mix together a fabulous cocktail or two. This time […]
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Bernard Magrez ~ 1 Owner, 4 Grands Crus Classés

In 1936 a wine magnate was born. Self-made man Bernard Magrez is not only one of the most influential wine industry personalities today but also one of the wealthiest. With 35 wineries around the world, Bernard Magrez is a force to be reckoned with. To learn more about this prominent wine mogul Click Here, within you will find a great article on […]
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Your Easter Wines Served

Spring has sprung and it’s this time of year that we focus on family, feasting and drinking fabulous wines as we celebrate two of the most delicious religious holidays of the year – Easter and Passover. Whether you’re celebrating Easter or Passover, your family feast almost always will focus heavily on a good old fashioned roast dinner of […]
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What’s Lizzie Drinking

“Growing up in Europe you get exposed to classic styles of French wine from a young age but having worked in the wine industry out here for almost four years now, I am excited to work with great wines from all over the world. Nowadays Australia is my usual go to country for its fantastic […]
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Are You True Blue?

This Sunday it’s Australia Day and as we get ready to celebrate we take a look at what it means to be truly Australian and let me tell you there are many misconceptions out there. So let’s start by putting a few facts straight. Contrary to what many believe we do not commonly greet each other with ‘G’day […]
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Out of Africa

Out of Africa Let us introduce you to two fabulous wine labels from South Africa now available in Hong Kong. 1. The uber modern and stylish Brampton Wines from Stellenbosch brings up-front, fruit driven wines that are bursting with charisma. These wines rock with their strong, quirky and colourful personality. Choose your varietal, express yourself and go […]
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What’s Mina Drinking

  “Hi HK Lovers, this is Mina Cheung. So happy to see you this week! I have been working at Cellarmaster Wines more than two years now and tasted so many amazing wines. Life is too short to drink bad wine so follow my advice this week & try these great wines!” ~ Mina Cheung […]
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Detox to Retox

Am I really about to write a piece on abstaining from wine? Absolutely! It may seem unusual for a wine retailer to promote a little wine abstinence but there are some rather good reasons why from time to time we should take a break from wine. Or is it just me who’s had way too […]
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What’s Caroline Drinking

  “Hi everyone! I’m a country girl from Mudgee, Australia. My family has a vineyard so I’ve always loved wine and the art of winemaking. I am glad to recommend my favourite wines to you all!” ~ Caroline Mills   HENRI ABLE CHAMPAGNE BRUT NV “Champagne is the perfect drink to celebrate with and at […]
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