Thomas Heitz
Thomas Heitz Chef & Sommelier at Port Restaurant, Frenchman’s Bay, Canada

(Pronounced suh-mal-’yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials… read more

Amit Chavan, Sommelier at Hakkasan Doha at The St. Regis Resort, Doha
The Sommelier’s Palate – Amit Chavan, Hakkasan Doha at The St. Regis Resort, Doha

(Pronounced suh-mal-’yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials… read more

House of Rosevelt
The House of Roosevelt, Shanghai: Wednesday Wine Nights

If you are in Shanghai on any Wednesday, as a tourist, on a work trip or as a local, The House of… read more

GoR_poster_5cities FINAL
Game of Rhones – Sydney 21 June – Auckland 4 July Game of Rhones is a combative celebration of the classic grape varieties of the Rhone Valley in France.
Gallipoli dawn service - 2012
For the Fallen – We will remember them

They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch… read more

Ron Laughton (left) and Michel Chapoutier at Jasper Hill Vineyard
Robert Parker The Wine Advocate – Jasper Hill & M. Chapoutier Wine Pairing Events – London

Ron & Elva Laughton, JASPER HILL and Michel & Corinne Chapoutier, M. CHAPOUTIER – Two Hemispheres and Personalities Conjoined by an Obsession… read more

Angkor bas relief pig for dinner
Happy New Year from the Wandering Palate

Inspiration for 2015 comes from John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America  “I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten… read more

Pohutakawa (Small)
Merry Christmas from the Wandering Palate – Coming Home

It’s the Pōhutukawa tree that does it for me… our very own Christmas Tree Where else on the planet would there be… read more

Isobel - at Cwmglyn Farmhouse Cheese
Rarest Cheese in the World – A Monopole, Grand Cru, Single Cow Cheese!

Picked up a big chunk of the rarest cheese on the planet for a party we throwing at our house tomorrow night,… read more

Seresin Estate Sentential stone
Seresin Estate

The Benchmark of Marlborough and representative New Zealand Vineyard Savouring my glass of 2007 Seresin Sauvignon Blanc, actually I am guzzling and… read more

Felton Road and Slipper Lobsters
About as good as it gets – Felton Road Chardonnay and Slipper Lobsters

A Saturday night at home and thinking about what to cook… with a bottle of Felton Road Chardonnay 2008 that has already… read more

Nellies Bubbles by Mark Schaller
Nellies Bubbles

Dame Nellie Melba, was the renowned Australian opera singer  (1861 - 1931) and became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian… read more

Bordeaux Starlets
Bordeaux Starlets

For all you those Singapore Bordeaux lovers, this should stimulate the palate, book through Hermitage

New Zealand Pinot Noir in Shanghai
Perfect Match: New Zealand Pinot Noir and Chinese cuisine

Our Shanghai correspondent, Mick Knuppel, senses a change of the old guard as the new generation Shanghainese move away from pretentious French… read more

Villa Maria wine dinner Singapore
Villa Maria Wine Dinner With Charlotte Read

Dinner with Villa Maria’s Charlotte Read Table at 7 – Wednesday 19th October, from 7.30 pm – $132++ MENU Villa Maria Cellar… read more

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