News — White wine
Sven and Florian work with very old vines. They farm all the vineyards organically and bio dynamically. Absolutely everything is done by hand in the vineyards and in the cellar. The wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered. While the red wines have established the reputation of the estate, the white wines are getting better and better every year. 2013 marked a serious turning point. Arising from such unexpected grapes as Müller-Thurgau, Weissburgunder and Grauburgunder, the wines are textural and complicated, yet also elegant, and in perfect harmony.
100% Biodynamic production. No manipulation of any kind. No one makes a more pure wine. Andreas Schumann, the young and exciting Weingut Odinstal wine maker and Bernhard Ott from Austria, have been meeting to foster the pure biodynamic wine making methods. They are true stars in the minimalist biodynamic approach to wine making. With four diverse and distinctive soil compositions, this terroir range defines what Odinstal is all about. Every wine represents the highest level of quality, with yields kept extremely low, at less than 30hl/ha. The grapes are hand harvested very late in the season to ensure physiological ripeness and...
Pietro Beconcini Chianti Riserva and Franz Keller Grauburgunder listed as house wines at Ura Japanese Delicacy
It might be Japanese for "hidden", but URA Japanese Delicacy is not hard to find. Located at the cusp of Central and Sheung Wan, the hip Japanese eatery is the latest brainchild of the Chang brothers, who also own nearby Indonesian restaurant IR1968. With ingredients flown in daily from Osaka, the menu offers tapas-style small bites, grilled meats, sashimi and sushi, and larger plates of rice bowls and sushi platters. Located at 2/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, the restaurant also has a large terrace that is a good area for after-dinner drinks.