Quintarelli: Visions of Greatness
Feb
6

Quintarelli: Visions of Greatness

This week Stephen Quinn takes a chance to visit one of the great estates of Valpolicella. Some wines from the Valpolicella region of northern Italy verge on greatness. ...

A glass of red wine can replace an hour of fitness
Feb
6

A glass of red wine can replace an hour of fitness

Can a glass of red wine offer the same results as an hour of working out? Surely this cannot be true!

Modern living is incredibly busy, so after a long day at work ...

Release of 2013 Amarone
Feb
3

Release of 2013 Amarone

The latest vintage of Amarone, the famous wine from northern Italy, was officially released this weekend so Stephen Quinn headed to Veneto to take a ...

A Journey with Argentina’s Signature Grape
Feb
3

A Journey with Argentina’s Signature Grape

By Simone Madden-Grey -

After two weeks in Chile my study trip continued over the Andes in Mendoza, Argentina, where I visited Altos Las Hormigas and Familia ...

Chile – Looking to the Future
Jan
20

Chile – Looking to the Future

By Simone Madden-Grey:

Recently I spent a month in Chile and Argentina thanks to a scholarship I received from the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits ...

High Expectations for 2015 Burgundy
Jan
19

High Expectations for 2015 Burgundy

By Stephen Quinn:

Many wines from the 2015 vintage in Burgundy in France have become available “en primeur” this month. The phrase translates in English as ...