Wine Tasting at Restaurant Markus, Penang

Wine Tasting at Restaurant Markus, Penang

Once a month on a Monday night Choong and Markus of Restaurant Markus conduct a wine tasting using some of the wines from the vast and diverse cellar of Choong. This is the first one I have been able to get to, and after this great night I am rather looking forward to...

Château Teyssier Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2011

“The palate is incredibly pure, with bouquets of violets and black fruits.” Bought this in London at Odd Bins Abbey Road at under $30. We don’t see wine like this in Sydney, and certainly not at anything like this price. But the availability of a...
Ysios 2006 Rioja DOC, Spain, 14%

Ysios 2006 Rioja DOC, Spain, 14%

It pays to have neighbours like these! Our dear friends and neighbours, John and Jeanette, brought this back from their recent visit to the magnificent Ysios Winery (google it) in Spain just for me to try. Battling pirates, highway robbers, conmen and barmaids, they...