ThinkWine Unveils New Restaurant Takeovers and Saturday Wine Brunch

ThinkWine Unveils New Restaurant Takeovers and Saturday Wine Brunch

ThinkWine, led by the seasoned French sommelier Romain Loriot is introducing brand-new wine and food pairings to the heart of SoHo in Hong Kong, which will take place on afternoons and evenings starting from September 2022 onwards.

With close to 600 wines from 1947 to 2021, the extensive “Chateau to Table” wine menu at ThinkWine showcases a rare diversity of wine terroir, appellations and vintages rarely found in Hong Kong. The establishment takes great pride in its collection from France’s Burgundy, Rhone Valley and Loire Valley regions.

Guests will taste and experience wines from countries such as Australia, Italy, Spain and Germany, as well as from less-represented countries such as Lebanon, Morocco, South Africa, China, and more. ThinkWine now also carries Barolo and Barbaresco, the King and Queen of Italian wine. Historically the most important wine regions of Italy, both northern regions produce wines with Nebbiolo grapes.

Three of the chefs taking part in the restaurant takeovers

The new Restaurant Takeovers during September and October
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, ThinkWine launched a successful series of pop-up events by some of Hong Kong’s most discerning restaurants, such as Censu, AwaAwa, 11 Westside and more, where chefs created some exclusive snacks for the takeovers to pair with ThinkWine’s exceptional selection of wines for one night at a time.

The participating restaurants pop up at ThinkWine from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, serving six special snacks and a combo set to pair with ThinkWine’s specially curated selection of wines.

The upcoming takeover schedule is as below:

  • 7th of September – Posso (Italian)
  • 21st of September – Man Mo Dim Sum (Chinese-French)
  • 5th of October – Chicano (Mexican)

Modern Italian restaurant Posso led by Chef Max Wong will continue the takeover series on Wednesday, the 7th of September, serving creative Cicchetti, followed by a vibrant exploration of East-meets-West dishes by Man Mo Dim Sum on Wednesday, the 21st of September. Mexican cantina Chicano will round up the next series of takeovers on Wednesday, the 5th of October. The restaurant takeover series gives guests a fun way to relax with the chance to socialise with fellow food and wine lovers.

Three images from a previous Percy’s takeover

The New Saturday Wine Brunch Takeover
The next brunch takeover series will be the sustainable seafood specialist Percy’s on Saturdays from the 10th of September to the 29th of October from 12:00 pm –to 3:00 pm.

Led by Percy’s Executive Chef Braden Reardon, the pop-up brunch at ThinkWine will feature a progressive 5-course consisting of seafood dishes with a focus on responsibly sourced ingredients. The price is inclusive of a valued combination of Fish Head Terrine with heirloom tomatoes and caper salsa verde, Chilled Pasta Salad with razor clam and calamari, Fried Oysters with coriander crema and nuoc cham, Dry Aged Prawn Chorizo in a Blanket with spicy mustard, and Swordfish Jamon Croque Madame with comté, bechamel, and Japanese fried egg.

Reservations can be made online at, by calling +852 2886 3121 or by emailing [email protected].

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Natasha Godbold

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Natasha is a co-founder of Luxurious Magazine® and has undertaken the role of Creative Director. She is a keen photographer and regularly accompanies Paul on hotel and restaurant reviews. Born in Moscow, Natasha like her husband Paul has experienced living in multiple countries around the world. She is bi-lingual and has degrees in English Language and English Literature. Natasha covers all aspect of the luxury industry in her work. Her hobbies include health and fitness, culture and learning about nature and animal welfare.

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