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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE

    Wine lover chases the obscure grape

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Mischa Moselle

    ... with some other wine trends. In France, growers are making wine from obscure grape varieties, sometimes as a hobby but sometimes to promote what they feel to be neglected grapes. French wine growers ...

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    Q&A: Veronique Sanders

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... with my grandparents. We had three vineyards. When I was a child, often the vineyards in Bordeaux were run more like a hobby and you needed another job to [support] the property. It's only ...

  3. New wine lovers ripe for picking

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com As more millionaires in China develop expensive taste in wines, the country's first fund to invest in top French chateau labels has been launched to offer the rich an opportunity to cash in on their hobby Beijing-based Dinghong Wine Investment Fund will start a road show in Shanghai and Beijing on Saturday and Sunday to raise up ...

  4. Tasting: the more you do it the better it gets

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sarah Wong foodandwine@scmp.com After digesting wine literature, recommendations from critics and friends, it is time to decide for yourself whether you like the wine in question. Tasting is a way to assess a wine using your senses. It is a good way to broaden your knowledge and decide your personal style and taste. As with any hobby or skill, the more you taste, the better you ...

  5. Wine career grows from implosion of Lehman Brothers

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Cockfield, was behind the event. 'When Lehman crashed, I knew I was going to do either real estate or wine,' the ex-investment banker said. 'Wine was always my hobby. I thought: ...

  6. From wine and romance, a sweet vineyard dream

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and have a son who is now nine years old. 'We do not treat wine-making as a hobby but as a serious business,' Rolet said, adding she applied her banking network and knowledge to running ... hobby. I have to do a lot to show people that it is exactly the opposite. It wasn't until we won a medal that people thought I was a serious wine maker. Q. Will the vineyard be listed ...

  7. Asian grapevine

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I was intrigued to find out more about her background. She said that, along with a passion for golf, she became interested in wine as a hobby about five years ago. Since then, she has become so involved ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... to spend more time with his family while pushing the envelope in his hobbies of endurance racing and triathalon. After an 11-year career, split between Citigroup, Jardine Fleming and Macquarie ...

  9. A full-bodied job that travels well

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... For Toby Marion, director of Golden Gate Wine, a family-run company exclusively sourcing American wine, trading in wine started as a hobby. Mr Marion was deployed in the mountains of Afghanistan ...



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