JC de Terry’s Vega Sicilia Dinner

The reds opened much earlier in the day for a slow oxygenation. Macán 2012 (Rioja), Pintia 2010 (Toro), Alion 2009 (Ribera del Duero), Valbuena 5 2007 (Ribera del Duero), Vega Sicilia Unico 2004 (Ribera del Duero)

Juan Carlos de Terry, importer of Spain’s most famous wine, Vega Sicilia, hosted a special dinner to showcase the range of wines produced by the wineries in the Vega Sicilia stable. I arrived early and was greeted by a glass of silky Kripta Cava 2007 in the distinctive round-bottomed bottle. […] Read more »

A Basque Dinner at the Tasting Room

Duck Liver Terrine - Cinnamon - Port Wine Sauce - Apple - Strawberries - Pear - Honey - Spicy Red Wine Jelly

For the final dinner of the year, the Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs (OMGD) had a modern Basque dinner at the Tasting Room in City of Dreams. Although a Rhone dinner was originally scheduled, a modern Basque dinner was decided upon after learning that Chef William Mahi who runs the […] Read more »

Chaine des Rotisseurs Diner Amical 2014

Duo of guinea fowl - pan fried supeme and red wine braised leg

After last year’s much-applauded Diner Amical at the Shangri-La, the Chaine des Rotisseurs’ Bailli Delegue for the Philippines, Michel Lhuillier, requested that the Manila Bailliage headed by Freddy Borromeo hold this year’s Diner Amical also at the Shangri-La. With Chef Paul Lenz still heading the culinary team like last year, […] Read more »

A Tribute to the Ebro River by JC de Terry

Chilindron Risotto with Wild Boletus and Shepherd's Roncal Cheese

Every year, Juan Carlos de Terry who runs the popular Terry’s Selection fine food stores and restaurants makes a journey through a selected region of Spain to study its cuisine, produce and culture. Back in Manila, he takes his experiences of his journey and translates them into dishes that reflect […] Read more »