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Decanter

It's also the glass that counts when you open that bottle of fine wine

Ever thought mineral water would taste different if poured in different glasses? If you've booked Riedel's glass tasting for Monday, chances are you'll savour water like never before.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 12:00am

Michael Wong's latest brand collaboration is crystal clear as he teams with Chateau Baccarat

Michael Wong Man-tak is on a roll. These days the actor-singer is more often seen at product launches than film premieres, especially since he launched his MW label.

1 May 2012 - 12:00am

Education

If you are embarking on a wine-learning journey, Hong Kong - with its vibrant industry and duty-free tax status - is probably one of the best places to start. All you need to do is be confident, taste more and keep a record of wines you like or dislike.

Reference books

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Christmas spirit

Dunhill - chassis leather hip flask

This hip flask (HK$1,400) is finished in chassis leather and embossed with a masculine carbon fibre design, making it scratch and water resistant. Its edges are textured for a slip-free grip, and it also features a newly incorporated tethered metal cap that won't get lost.

Nicholas Brawer Gallery - yachting decanters

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bidders vie for rare single malts

Whisky lovers will raise a glass to the prospect of owning a rare single malt. And by raising a hand at the Bonhams event, they can go one better by bidding for some of the most coveted examples available anywhere in the world.

22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Toast HK's wine industry

Wine is big business in the Asia-Pacific region as Hong Kong has become the principal trading centre for fine wines in the world.

The fourth Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair has grown this year to include more than 930 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Style

What: Royal VKB French Carafe Why: Cut down on trips to the table by stacking all four glasses on top of the carafe How much: HK$290, including four tumblers Where: Flea and Cents, 1/F, 36 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 2528 0808

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Exclusive address

Opening early next year, The Residences at St Regis Bangkok was named Best Condo Development Bangkok and Best Condo Development Thailand at last month's Thailand Property Awards. Noting the quality build, the judges said the property optimised its prime location, offering outstanding levels of luxury and service.

1 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

The Foodie

1 Blaue Baume red shoes teapot (HK$1,550) and petit four stand (HK$2,700) from Undergrowth available at Lane Crawford.

2 Cocktail spoons from the Living Party series by Sambonet (HK$410/12pcs) available at Exclusivites.

3 Twigware 5-piece set in silver (HK$1,500) from Ovo.

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Solid performance

Masque de Femme box by Lalique HK$8,500

Serving dish by Hermes HK$9,070

Black Amadeo decanter by Riedel from Townhouse HK$4,060

Adriano bowl by Armani Casa HK$18,100

Triniva vase by Alessi HK$950

Grey Flute Series: Green & Purple II by Zhuang Xiaowei from Galerie Vee HK$109,200

5 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

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