Is It the Wine, or Us?

改變的是葡萄酒、還是是我們? Is it the wine, or us?
喝酒多年,認識不同的酒友,發現他們飲酒的習慣也有所不同,尤其是對於年份的理解有所不同。對於酒齡較淺、或較年輕的朋友,他們會較喜歡年份較新的葡萄酒,喜歡她們的艷麗、明亮、濃郁的感覺,一般陳年三至七年的葡萄酒他會便覺得很滿意。Over the years of wine drinking, I’ve come to meet many wine buddies and have noticed a varied range of drinking habits from many of them, especially in terms of their views on wine and their vintage years.

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Ode to Elegance

200 years since the first bottling of Perrier-Jouët and 9 years since the creation of the first Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs in 1993, Perrier-Jouët once again pays tribute to the unparalleled delicacy of the varietal Chardonnay, captured in the iconic Millésimé 2002. 自200年前首枝Perrier-Jouët面世,以及九年後1993年首次推出的Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs,Perrier-Jouët再一次向至高無尚的Chardonnay葡萄致敬,推出Millésimé 2002的Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs頂級年份香檳。

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Redefined Luxury – Tianjin Metropolitan Polo Club

“Let others play at other things. The king of games is still the game of kings!” Engraved on a stone tablet near the polo ground in Gilgit, Pakistan.


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Chivas James & John Special Edition

記得上一次芝華士推出的一款充滿玩味的限量版Revolve,那瓶身有別一貫的芝華士風格,形狀特別,甚至可以像陀螺般旋轉。今次推出的特別版,用上同一款酒瓶,但意義卻不同,那是向芝華士創始人James及John Chivas致敬,推出Chivas J&J (James & John)特別版,以別具特色的酒瓶設計向他們對威士忌的熱誠致敬。

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Anthony Wong – Uncompromising Taste

Hong Kong Film Award-winner, Anthony Wong, is a powerhouse actor, embodying charisma on-screen, and – as Cru finds out through a casual chat over wine – a candid yet perceptive disposition off-screen.

兩度奪得影帝的黃秋生,在舞台上,是名充滿魅力的實力派演員,在現實生活中,除了性格爽朗、言論大膽外,也有感性的一面,《釀. 生活》跟他一邊飲酒,一邊談天說地。

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From Seed to Blosoom – HK Sommelier Association

Today, whenever you step into any starred fine-dining restaurant or hotel, you will find a brisk and energetic sommelier with a pin of grapes on their jacket, serving the wine elegantly and recommending you wines for your precious dinner. 今時今日,在香港踏進不同的星級 Fine – dining 餐廳或酒店,都會看到一位精神抖抖、心口掛著一串葡萄襟花,時而優雅地為客人奉上葡萄酒,時而跟客人談酒論菜的酒侍或專業品酒師。

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