September 2007

Wine Weekend V: Grapes and Greek gods

September 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

I owed myself a weekend of fun for ages and cashed in last Friday, Saturday and Sunday by attending five wine events. Here’s number five: Sometimes you need to cut your losses. After four fun wine events, I pushed Lady Luck when Sir Campbell T [...]

Wine Weekend IV: A grape-stomping time

September 27, 2007 // 2 Comments

I owed myself a weekend of fun for ages and cashed in Friday, Saturday and Sunday by attending five wine events. Here’s number four: We be jammin’ A winery-touring, grape-stomping, bottle-uncorking day lay ahead as ten of us boarded a [...]

Wine Weekend III: One year for wine bar

September 26, 2007 // 1 Comment

I owed myself a weekend of fun for ages and cashed in Friday, Saturday and Sunday by attending five wine events. Here’s number three: It took (exactly) one year but I finally made it to Houhai wine bar Le Baie des Anges last Saturday night for [...]

Wine Weekend 1: Reds, whites and you

September 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

I owed myself a weekend of fun for ages and cashed in Friday, Saturday and Sunday by attending five wine events. Here’s number one: The task: to blind taste nine Chinese wines. The goal: to pick a favorite red and white. The rules: each taster [...]

Stop whining, start wining…

September 18, 2007 // 0 Comments

Getting provincial: Shandong’s Catai… or Shanxi’s Grace? For those who complain that Chinese wine is rotgut, here’s a chance to shelve big wineries such as Great Wall, Changyu, et al and give the work of smaller China [...]

A Baie des Anges birthday

September 18, 2007 // 0 Comments

Saturday marks the first-year anniversary of Houhai area bar la Baie des Anges. Get into the birthday spirit with some cake, a quiz and quality music, plus specials on wine all night. Check out the bar’s website or call 6657-1605. Thinking [...]
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