Bordeaux 2014 harvests – Chateau Phelan Segur

Bordeaux 2014 harvests – Chateau Phelan Segur

By Brinda Bourhis A few days ago I was at Château Phelan Segur, St Estèphe and the harvests were in full swing. Around 150 harvesters have been taken on to pick the grapes on this 68 hectare property, in the heart of Saint Estèphe and where the quest for quality has...
Bordeaux 2014 : First impressions by a wine expert

Bordeaux 2014 : First impressions by a wine expert

Text: Brinda Bourhis The harvests not only concern the wine producers and their pickers. The role of the external consultant who has been following the evolution of the vine cycle all the way until the end of the winemaking process is an important one and his/her...
八月號《釀.生活》經已出版

八月號《釀.生活》經已出版

最新一期八月號的《釀.生活》經已出版!   今期內容精彩豐富,我們與唱作人藍奕邦做了獨家專訪,摸著酒杯底,談談他這十年的高高低低。其次,我們一嚐物值很高的波爾多二級酒莊Château Léoville-Barton,另外還帶你漫遊佛羅倫斯,體驗當地的文化建築。此外,我們更實況試玩了最新的Audi RS Q3,一嘗其勁! 在威士忌特刊中,我們親身走到威士忌之鄉蘇格蘭,釀造獨一無二的自家威士忌。而今期的Panel...
Bordeaux Wine Festival – a booming 9th Edition

Bordeaux Wine Festival – a booming 9th Edition

Text: Brinda Bourhis // Images: Bordeaux Fete le Vin 2014 500 000 visitors attended the Bordeaux Wine Festival that took place from 26-29 June in the city along the quaysides of the Garonne River – a remarkable result for this event that is now in its 9th edition....
2013年,Bordeaux酒莊實力的試金石

2013年,Bordeaux酒莊實力的試金石

2013年,對波爾多區來講,絕對不是一個順風順水的年份,用香港人的集體回憶來比喻的話,至少以紅葡萄的種植而言,應該都是SARS或者97樓市大跌的級數。不過,正所謂釀酒本身就是一件集合天、地、人的事情,在天公不作美的情況下,人的因素就變得更加明顯。所以,也可謂是一個考驗一眾莊主/釀酒師技術還有決斷力的年份。 For Bordeaux, 2013 was definitely not a year to remember by. The level of despair is almost comparable to grim of...
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