Business Thursday – Wine & Buffet at Sunset Bar Intercontinental

Come and join us at Business Thursdays this month, taking place at Sunset Bar, Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake. This is a great opportunity to network, meet foreign and local business executives, exchange business information and news, and introduce your company’s products and services. We are looking forward to a fun networking evening in a great location at Intercontinental Westlake over a glass of wine by Daloc Wines.

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Business Thursdays Hanoi is jointly organised by the British Business Group in Vietnam (BBGV), the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV) and the German Business Association in Vietnam (GBA). We looking forward to seeing you all again and welcoming new faces.

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The cover charge of VND 150,000 includes wine & buffet. For more information visit BBGV web site bbvg.org   or Facebook Business Thursdays page.

Sponsored by  DaLoc Wines and Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake

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Hanoi – favourite wine bars- by the glass

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By Darren Gall, Writer & Sommelier

Hanoi has always intrigued me, drawn me, a visually beautiful city with a certain charm and character, it smiles at you through the cracks and exhibits style and elegance even amidst occasional chaos and degradation.

Hanoi is also a city being transformed, being modernized and in certain quarters, taking on the signs of wealth and progress that are universal to cities around the world today, some signs good and some signs bad.

Yet, everywhere there is beauty in Hanoi, in the simplest scenes and in almost all of the unexpected places; all you have to do is pause to look and see for yourself…. read on http://www.urban-flavours.com/hanoi-by-the-glass/

Wine tasting Georges Duboeuf Crus of Beaujolais at The Warehouse Hanoi

Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday at 5pm, at 27 Xuan Dieu Tay Ho for a tasting of Georges Duboeuf Crus of Beaujolais!
Plus come and enjoy a 20% discount on these wines until the next Thursday.

Georges Duboeuf Crus is a worldwide distinguished pioneer in Beaujolais.

Fleurie is one of the ten crus of Beaujolais and one of the most sought after. Georges Duboeuf is one of the best known winemakers in this region to the south of Burgundy, and has been nicknamed the King of Beaujolais.

Taste
Classic Fleurie with fresh cherry fruits and a fragrant, floral perfume. Concentrated fruit and light tannic presence are testament to the cru status of this wine. An attractive wine with a silky texture.

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Clos des Mouches – The Lord Of The Flies – By Darren Gall

man_fly2-612x220A literal English translation of Clos des Mouches would be ‘Field of Flies’ however, in the local vernacular the site was called ‘Clos des Mouches a Miel’ which means ‘Field of Honey Flies’ as the site was once a renowned spot for beekeeping. The Clos des Mouches, Premier Cru, AOC sits on a hill which borders Pommard and the wines certainly share some of its neighbours renowned power and depth…………

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Asian Noir

 

Read Darren Gall’s beautifully considered article on the perfect wine to pair with Asian, Vietnamese and Cambodian cuisine:

Asian Noir published on Urban Flavours

tumblr_ml3tfdiJb01r8zvzyo1_1280-2-612x220“A cleaved chunk of greasy pork, bobbing up and down, its final throws in a warm sea of noodles, spices, herbs and don’t ask what. A large porcelain bowl -chipped and cracked and stained with a drunken soy calligraphy, relics of a thousand dishes past…………… http://www.urban-flavours.com/2013/09/asian-noir

Hanoi By The Glass – Darren Gall

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A review of some of the most delightful bars and restaurants in Hanoi where to have a glass of wine.

Published on Urban Flavours:

“In a city one thousand years old, everyone is a visitor.”

To see Darren’s quirky review visit Urban Flavours

http://www.urban-flavours.com/hanoi-by-the-glass/