Is Bigger Better?

They may be showy and create a dining room spectacle that the ostentatious revel in but there’s valued reasoning why sommeliers and wine lovers clamber to get their hands on these cumbersome showpieces. We’re not talking casks or kegs but the flamboyant large format wine bottles that come in varying sizes from the more commonly […]
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What’s Nicolas Drinking

“Bonjour everyone, I spent 20 years growing up in Bordeaux & developed a passion for wine. I studied hospitality for five years during which I dedicated a full year to my Sommelier diploma. Since then I have worked in six different countries around the globe to share my passion for wine with others!” ~ Nicolas […]
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McLaren Vale’s Organic Gemtree Vineyards

Ali Nicol from WineTimes HK talks with Andrew Buttery from Gemtree Vineyards. Gemtree Vineyards is owned and run by third generation grape growers, the Buttery Family. The family is dedicated to producing iconic wines of the highest quality from their McLaren Vale vineyards which have been farmed biodynamically since 2008 and are now certified organic. […]
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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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Perfect Wine Pairing for Your CNY Feast

Preparing for group dining events, it’s important not to overlook a key element: the accompanying wines & other beverages. Typically celebrations throughout Chinese New Year revolve around food and especially local delicacies – here are our suggestions for matching wines to your feast! Firstly, remember your audience. If your friends and family prefer lighter styles, […]
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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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Where will you light it up this NYE?

Depending on your mood & mojo this New Years Eve we’ve pulled together three very different Hong Kong Hot Spots to celebrate and bring in the Year of the Horse – giddy-up! RULA BULA Lan Kwai Fong will be heaving this NYE and what better spot to catch all the action than Rula Bula? Their Black & Gold Masquerade bash with the musical mastery of DJ […]
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