Month: September, 2010

Tales of a Hong Kong diary

This week was one of those crazy weeks in Honkers that makes you appreciate the place and also makes you need a few days off just to recover! Most weeks here start with a blank canvas; on a Sunday night you are looking at your outlook diary and thinking… ‘I might just have a quiet […]

Near miss!

Although it is very early to say, I think at this stage the 2010 Bordeaux vintage will not be quite in the same league as 2009. It would be very unfair to generalize, but early signs show that the Merlot, once again, has failed to deliver. With a very fragile flowering season and a very […]

An exciting week in Burgundy

Thursday 23rd September ā€“ a great day for me to remember! I drove shortly after dawn to Le Montrachet having got the call from Dominique Lafon the night before that he was ready to pick. While waiting for his team to arrive I bumped into Aubert de Villaine who was planning to pick the Domaine […]

Getting to know Nebbiolo

Working on Berrysā€™ Wine Blog has many advantages ā€“ being able to read the latest news and meet top producers are just a couple of them ā€“ but it does have one drawback: it makes you very envious. So, not that I needed any other incentive, I was delighted to be a part of a […]