Friday, 31 July 2015

Evolution in the Alsace Terroir Debate, and Hugel's Schoelhammer Revolution

The long-running debate on Alsace terroir and the merit of the Alsace Grand Cru classification took another twist recently when Famille Hugel, winegrowers in the village of Riquewihr since 1639, released a new, super limited edition cuvee (only 4,288 bottles produced), the 2007 Riesling Schoelhammer.


Saturday, 25 July 2015

Review: Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck is Super

Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck has been hovering in the lower ranges of the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants since the list's inception in 2013, peaking at a very respectable No. 40 in 2014.  I recently made my maiden visit to this old reliable, and was mightily impressed.