A tale of lamb, salt and wine

It’s not just consumers who are looking for ingredients of provenance, but also the families who work the fields, the farmland and the vines who seek to nourish the environment for the greater good. New Zealand is naturally an ideal place, and Central Otago, a rugged landscape, where the Crutchleys completely transformed pastures over theContinue reading “A tale of lamb, salt and wine”

Iron Balls extends – a rye Vodka

Iron Balls stands for those that “GRAB LIFE BY THE BALLS”, like its creator, Ashley Sutton; a straight-talking modern day pirate and non-conformist innovator. Ash is a whirlwind of creative, kinetic energy. Originally from Fremantle in Western Australia, this prolific interior designer has made a name for himself in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Tokyo andContinue reading “Iron Balls extends – a rye Vodka”

Monsoon Valley Extra Sec Rosé 2010, Hua Hin, Thailand

The first vintage of a traditional method sparkling wine made from Shiraz grapes grown at Hua Hin Hills Vineyard, Thailand. Kathrin Puff and her team at Siam Winery did a fine job, so good that no one could believe it is a Thai wine! One of the finest rosés’ sparklers I had this year, manyContinue reading “Monsoon Valley Extra Sec Rosé 2010, Hua Hin, Thailand”