Lan Kwai Fong’s Best Wine Bars to Visit This Summer 11 July, 2018 Beverages Features Hong Kong might be one of the few cities that’s never short of anything, and this includes wine. There are several places around Lan Kwai Fong that serve high-quality wines from around the globe. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast who is looking for a rare vintage or a casual drinker who is ready to discover a new favourite, these bars won’t fail. Sip on an elegant glass of wine while enjoying the last few rays of sunshine at the best wine bars in Lan Kwai Fong. The Flying Winemaker Chances are, this isn’t the first time you’ve heard of The Flying Winemaker. Eddie McDougall, who has his own TV show, runs an online store as well as a tasting gallery — right in the middle of Central. Both offer a wide range of wines sourced from around the world, with reds, whites, rosésand champagnes to complement every meal. The tastings happen on a monthly basis with various themes. Try a masterclass or go for an one day crash course in wine (HK$1,100)– learning a thing or two while sipping on your favourite tipple. The Flying Winemaker’s one day crash coursewill be held on 4 August. The Flying Winemaker 604-605, 6/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 2522 2187 flyingwinemaker.com.hk DiVino Wine Bar & Restaurant One of the city’s most loved bars by wine connoisseurs, DiVino offers a relaxed atmosphere although in the evenings the crowd tends to take over the streets of Lan Kwai Fong. Unwind over a glass of white wine or red wine such as Vermentino DOC and Cannonau DOC (both HK$85) after a long day at work. Their extensive menu explains everything you need to know about wine, from recommendations to professional ratings. Serving wines from every country, if you’re celebrating something special, order a magnum bottle of champagne or red wine from the cellar (HK$1920 – HK$8920). DiVino Wine Bar & Restaurant 73 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 2167 8883 divinogroup.com/restaurants/divino La Cabane Wine Bistro If you’re looking for a cozy nook to enjoy a fine glass of wine, La Cabane is the place. The rustic interior and the large menu of organic and biodynamic French wines creates the perfect setting for a relaxing afternoon. Most of the items on the menu are sourced from family-run vineyards and are perfectly paired with a two-course set lunch (HK$140), which changes daily and includes a glass of wine. La Cabane Wine Bistro G/F, 62 Hollywood Road, Central; +852 2776 6070 www.lacabane.hk Tivo Located along one of the busiest streets of Lan Kwai Fong, Tivo is the perfect spot to spend the day people-watching or catch up with friends at night while indulging in a pleasant glass of wine. Craving Italian? Pair some of the best wines such as Riesling (HK$95) or Chianti (HK$110) with a scrumptious bite so you can go on with your day. If you’re not sure what goes with what, the staff is more than willing to recommend dishes and wines for the ideal pairing. Tivo 43 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 2116 8055 tivo.com.hk La Vin Wines et Petite Cucina There’s nothing quite as satisfying as indulging in a variety of wines throughout the evening — especially in a sophisticated setting with high-end art hanging from the walls. Serving 40 types of wine through a high-tech dispenser, choose from three different sized glasses to taste as much as you wish. Although there’s a wide range in price, whichever wine you decide to sip on, the palate and finish won’t disappoint you. La Vin Wines et Petite Cucina Yuen Yick Building, 27 & 29 Wellington Street, Central; +852 2523 6282 https://www.lavin.hk All image rights reserved by their respective owners.