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Collefrisio In Yuanlin

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to attend a tasting of fantastic wines from Collefrisio in the Montepulciano D’Abruzzo region courtesy of the Chen family at their lovely home in Yuanlin, Taiwan. The Tasting was an opportunity to do…

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CMYK Gallery Tasting

We had a great night of wine education, eating and a fun wine options game on Wednesday night. A big thanks to Una, Andy and the whole team at CMYK Gallery in Taichung, Taiwan for the great food and relaxed…

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Molto Bene! Fingas Cooking & Wine

Recently my good friend, fellow kiwi and top chef Dereke Bruce and I put together our first cooking and wine matching class at Dereke’s Taichung restaurant – Fingas. https://www.facebook.com/fingastaiwan/Fingas Fine Foods First up was chicken cacciatore the classic Italian dish.…

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MDU Wine Class

Recently, I was invited to Ming Dao University in Taiwan to introduce students from Taiwan and China to wine. We covered what it is, where it comes from, when, and why people drink it and more. Ming Dao University focusses…

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VLS Wine Tasting English

November is a busy time in the wine trade in Eastern Asia and it’s not different for me. Working with my good friend Vera Chen from VLS – VLingual Studio, we’ll be offering the first of our Wine Tasting English…

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