• Wednesday
  • October 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:06am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 690 for glass bottles

Related topics matching your search

Search results


    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung What's the best way to chill a bottle of wine quickly? I have tried putting the bottle in the freezer but it tends to pop the cork. I thought alcohol doesn't freeze? ... is not going to prevent the wine from freezing. As the wine freezes, it uses up the small amount of head space in the bottle, and the pressure from the inside pushes out the cork. If you are going ...

  2. Expertadvice

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Q A friend showed me a lovely piece of Finnish glass she picked up a few years ago in Europe. Far from being strict, modern and minimalist in the style that we have come to expect from Scandinavian design - it had a very organic shape and was made in glowing, earthy colours. Is this a trademark of Finnish glass design? Where and how should I start collecting pieces in Hong Kong? WHAT ...

  3. Time in a bottle

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Sean Robson

    ... a company's business strategy. Pick up a bottle of wine, pour yourself a glass and the wine producer's business and marketing strategy becomes obvious. The first aromas and flavours will give ... Italy's Piedmont region is home to Barolo, a region with a proud reputation for tannic red wines that need at least 15 years in the bottle before drinking. If you pour yourself a glass ...

  4. One man's trash ... is another's bottle and can heaven

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bottle with images of dragons and a Watsons' Pharmacy logo engraved in the glass. 'This bottle was made in about 1900, when only pharmacies were allowed to produce soda,' he ... Bottle and can collector Thomas Yeung Hin is under pressure to give up his hobby or lose his bed in his brother's house. Mr Yeung's ever-increasing collection of drink containers ...

  5. Charge your glass

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... 'We might go for a glass of nice wine over dim sum, but we are not going to buy a $6,000 bottle,' Mr Feldman says. 'The Chinese restaurant community is missing a golden opportunity. Chinese people enjoy wine, they would like to have a glass of wine. They just don't want to open a bottle.' With new consumers worried about making a cultural faux pas, Mr Feldman says ...

  6. Coming up roses

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Brut rose 1995 at $2,500 a bottle, Dom Ruinart rose 1988 at $1,800 a bottle and Moet & Chandon Vintage rose 1996 at $780 a bottle or $148 a glass. According to Moet ... it will continue to improve in the bottle. Chiu also recommends the Taittinger for its 'distinctive silky and flowery touch' and the Dom Ruinart for its 'elegant yet vinous character'. ...

  7. Grape expectations

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for tasting fine wines. An extensive selection is served in three sizes: taster, glass and bottle. Wines include those made from better-known grapes, such as sauvignon blanc and shiraz, as well ... Here is a pick of the best places in Hong Kong to kick back and relax with a decent glass of wine: Annexx (4/F California Entertainment Building, 34 -36 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai ...

  8. World of miniature wonder in collector's snuff bottles

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... For James Li, buying the finest examples of this art form became a lifetime pursuit Once dismissed as minor by serious Chinese collectors, antique snuff bottles have become highly sought ... items from the J and J Collection, the most comprehensive exhibition of top-quality snuff bottles on the mainland by a private collector. Owned by James and Julie Li, the collection has been ...

  9. Police pelted with bottles in Mongkok

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tommy Lewis Triad members pelted plainclothes police officers with bottles last night in retaliation for a raid on several brothels in Mongkok. Police reinforcements had to be called to restore order after the small team of officers were confronted in Shanghai Street and surrounded by more than 100 onlookers. A police vehicle was also used to block part of Shanghai Street. ...

  10. Massage in a bottle

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... One man is spreading the word about the immune system boost herbs and oils can provide, writes Catharine Nicol AS HONG KONG braces for the seasonal onslaught of colds and flu, and hopes that Sars will not return, one man is on a mission to help us help ou ...




SCMP.com Account