voi_la! new shop is now opened!!

voi_la! new shop is now opened!!

Wine voi_la! 酒窖灣仔分店現已開幕! voi_la!酒窖,剛剛於灣仔的華潤大廈開設了第四間分店。 voi_la!除了售賣各式Fine Wine,及市面常見的各國酒款以外,還有不少自家引入,直接進口的酒款,包括來自澳洲、意大利、西班牙、新西蘭、阿根廷及法國的各式酒款。她們亦為酒窖會員推出不少優惠,其會定期在店內舉辦品酒會。...
by 18 Sep, 2012
The New St. Émilion Classification is Out!!

The New St. Émilion Classification is Out!!

Wine

新的St. Émilion Grand Cru Classe分級剛剛推出,當中最矚目的必定是香港人鍾情及支持的金鐘莊Château Angélus及Château Pavie,她們正式升級到跟Château Ausone及Château Cheval Blanc同級的Premiers Grands Crus Classés A。其他被升級的酒莊可見下列表中的紅字部分。

The New Classification of Saint Émilion has been announced and exciting promotion is made to Château Angélus and Château Pavie to Premiers Grands Crus Classés A, the top of the classés as Château Ausone and Château Cheval Blanc. We have highlighted those which are also promoted in this classification.

by 10 Sep, 2012
Cru Magazine September Issue is Out!!!

Cru Magazine September Issue is Out!!!

Cru Magazine 《釀.生活》9月號經已出版!     A new look and more features than ever!! 全新設計及更多內容! Cover Story 封面故事: An Invigorating Partnership: Michael X Thibault Pontallier 天驕品味之合   Cru Panel Tasting: South African Wines 〈釀.酒匯〉 品酒會:南非葡萄酒 You may have tried some Pinotage from South Africa, but...
by 8 Sep, 2012
Just Before the Harvest (3): Alsace

Just Before the Harvest (3): Alsace

Wine So Harvest is coming quickly in the northern hemisphere. This time we have friend from Alsace, telling us about the situation there: Philippe Durst from Domaine Dopff Au Moulin: “Samples taken in the vineyards over the last 10 days show quick ripening of the...
by 4 Sep, 2012
The Macallan Breaks World Record!

The Macallan Breaks World Record!

Whisky

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.

by 29 Aug, 2012
Just Before the Harvest (2): Rioja

Just Before the Harvest (2): Rioja

Wine

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

by 28 Aug, 2012
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