每當提起葡萄酒配中菜，你會想起什麼？波爾多紅酒？人氣之選的Pinot Noir？還是華麗的香檳呢？Alsace酒莊Trimbach的莊主Jean Trimbach有不一樣的見解。
What do you think of when we talk about Chinese food and wine pairing? Red Bordeaux? Trendy pinot noir? Or fabulous champagnes? Jean Trimbach, the owner of Trimbach from Alsace, offers a different view.read more
To me, Michael Wong is, above all, an artist. And oftentimes, when describing Michael Wong, what follows is a slew of other roles in brackets following the title of “artist” – musician, designer, pilot, husband, father, etc. Wong’s latest foray is a collaboration with luxury watch brand, Bremont, where he has designed his very own wristwatch, but to him, it’s all just a part of life, “I hope to someday build a nest-like hideout for my family and I – a space where I can work hard and play hard, and also use to enjoy time with my friends,” says Wong.read more
The Macallan獲健力士世界紀錄 (Guinness World Records™)譽為「拍賣會上售出最昂貴威士忌」的殊榮。The Macallan 64 年 Lalique Cire Perdue水晶酒瓶在拍賣會上以$460,000 美金(£291,125英鎊)售出。拍賣所得的款項將全數撥捐非牟利慈善團體charity : water，幫助發展中國家的人民提供清潔、安全的食水。
Guinness World Records™ has awarded The Macallan the accolade of ‘most expensive whisky sold at auction’. The Macallan’s 64 Year Old in Lalique, Cire Perdue sold at auction for $460,000 (£291,125), with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting charity: water, an organisation that provides access to clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations.
In Spain, Rioja is one of the northern region that will harvest a bit later than the south. See what our friend says at this moment.
Roberto Ijalba Pérez of Bodegas Santalba, Rioja, Spain
The harvest forecast in the Denominacion de Origen Calificada Rioja DOC Rioja this year presents a lower quantity than last years because the soils have lower fertility and therefore less production. In early June started a period of drought that still continues and together with high temperatures during August in Rioja have reduced the yields of the crops compared to previous years
大紅蝦（Gambero Rosso）是意大利最有影響力的飲食及葡萄酒出版及廣播權威，成立於1986年。為了推廣意大利的葡萄酒文化到世界各地，由1987年開始，以簡單的通訊形式開始出版葡萄酒評鑑 《Vini d’ Italia》，最初只品評較少量的葡萄酒，慢慢發展至現在的規模，更加成為了世界性的意大利葡萄酒權威刊物，有如意大利酒的 《米芝蓮指南》。
Gambero Rosso, the international food, wine, publishing and broadcasting conglomerate founded in 1986, is influential and authoritative in Italy. To promote Italian wine culture to other parts of the world, it published the Gambero Rosso guidebook Vini d’ Italia in late 1987 in newsletter format with reviews of a limited number of wines – serving as a modern Bible of Italian wines.read more
Earlier this month, we reported the early harvest in Sicily, here is a brief report from our good friend in Bordeaux, through the harvest has not started yet and the weather may still be changing, see what we might have for this vintage .read more