Switzerland – three views

Unexpected art, sybaritic artisans and a unique cultural history: my impressions of a tour through Zurich, Lausanne and Neuchâtel as written for Prestige Hong Kong. Not all content submitted makes it to the final version, such as – One of the best restaurants for modern art on the plate is Baur au Lac‘s stunning restaurant, Pavillion, with its star-architect designed glass rotunda that draws in … Continue reading Switzerland – three views

Hong Kong – tours with a difference

A copy of an article I wrote for Mix, focusing on lesser-known tours of Hong Kong for small groups – these tours can also be enjoyed by the solo traveller. They include Hong Kong’s only winery, hiking to the green side of Hong Kong, visiting an up-and-coming artist’s studio, and dining with experienced foodies. Read more Continue reading Hong Kong – tours with a difference

Winemaker Profile: David Levin

Hotelier and owner of Levin Wines, David Levin, is a trailblazer. A Scotsman who took Australian winemaking ideas to France, he’s not afraid of controversy. He opened the UK’s first gastropub and London’s first boutique hotel. He was also the first to establish an organic winery in the Loire Valley. Click on the link below for the full interview, which was published in SCMP‘s Food & … Continue reading Winemaker Profile: David Levin