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  1. Magazines - Style - DAY TRIPS

    Come fly with me

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanne Harker Charter a jet for the day and head to France with a London-based private jet company that offers day trips for epicurists, writes Joanne Harker If you're visiting Britain this summer and need an escape from the crowds, Olympic fever, and what will probably be soggy weather, then PrivateFly has the perfect escape- a day trip to France. Launched in 2007, ...

  2. Visitors can enjoy a tour de France

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam French wine is intended to express terroir- the unique soil and climatic conditions of a particular place- and there is no better way to really learn to appreciate a wine than to visit the chateau and vineyards from which it comes. Local wines ...

  3. FARE deal

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... about 15 miles from Margaux, and I always go there because after a few days in France I need my rice and Chinese food. You can get fed up with duck and foie gras.' ...

  4. Wine

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... was a bottle of Bordeaux. Bordeaux is a place in France. The wine was made in 1787. It sold for US$160,000. That's about US$20,000 a glass. The funny thing is, if you drank a glass of that wine, ... is a famous red wine. The name is the name of the grape it is made from. But France has a special system for grading wines based on where they are grown. In French this is called terroir (pronounced ...

  5. Wine on

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a sharp cheddar cheese. Wine 'n' Things (tel: 2873 5733) Coopers Creek Hawkes Bay cabernet sauvignon/cabernet franc 2000, $145 This is a juicy number with an appealing fruity taste. ...

  6. Cellar's market

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... after joining his father's negociant, or wine-shipping business last year. 'A few years ago the US was the biggest market for French grand cru apart from France and the UK, but today ... Asia-Pacific, the world's biggest wine fair outside France, from Japan to Hong Kong two years ago is perhaps recognition of that potential. Although he grew up among winemakers, Moueix prefers ...

  7. THAT'S the spirit

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it comes to individual appreciation,' he says. 2009 Mas des Mas, Gres de Montpellier, Languedoc, France (HK$185) Mas des Mas is a collection of Paul Mas Estate single vineyard wines from ... length, it goes great with pan-seared steak. 2009 Mas des Tannes Reserve, Languedoc, France (HK$160) A vineyard on the hillsides of Bessilles, nourished by the mild climate of the nearby ...

  8. Reds take plaudits but whites win on elegance

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... also been capturing headline news for its acquisitions of wineries around the world from France to Chile and Australia. But these wines still represent a tiny fragment of total wine ... and uniqueness. Grace Vineyard Tasya's Reserve Cabernet Franc 2010 Cabernet franc is a variety best known as a component of Bordeaux blends but rarely seen as a single varietal wine except in regions ...

  9. Raise a toast to a fine selection

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zealand. Connoisseurs can choose from such labels as Buller, Fiddler's Green, Orinoco, Lavina Estate and more. Limestone Wines on the 12th floor stocks vintages from France, New Zealand ... offers an extensive range from France, Italy and South Africa. Importers since the 1990s. It supplies hotels and restaurants, and retail outlets, and offers a selection of Champagnes. Limestone ...

  10. 2009 Puligny-Montrachet

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Quinn 2009 Puligny-Montrachet Domaine FranCois Carillon Burgundy, France Louis Carillon has long been regarded as one of the three best producers over the past three decades in this great village that produces Burgundies. This wine comes from his son, Francois. The nose suggests cashews, while in the mouth the wine has lively acidity and an almost steely minerality. ...




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