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

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

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Noisy Ritual Urban Winery – Saturday 29th Novmber
Japan's 3-Michelin Star Chef Esaki Shintaro
Japan’s 3-Michelin Star Chef Esaki Shintaro Ascends At Mikuni- Fairmont, Singapore

For an exclusive week only, 1 – 6 July 2013, and for the first time in Singapore, Mikuni will provide connoisseurs a… read more

Chinese New Year Rabbit
Most Auspicious Wine for Chinese New Year 2011

Lapin au Vin des Central Otago a la Wandering Palate (Rabbit Casserole with Central Otago Pinot Noir) The Wandering Palates rabbit casserole… read more

Sarah Blasko as day follows night
Sarah Blasko Live in Singapore

Songs that transcend genre are the forte of singer-songwriter Sarah Blasko. Originally hailing from Sydney, Australia (and now transplanted in the United… read more

Mount Horrocks Cordon Cut Riesling 2010 - the perfect wine with figs
Turkish Figs in Season

It is the peak of the season for Brown Turkish Figs, having purchased them twice at Jason’s, Tanglin Mall, Singapore at the… read more

Schubert Wines cellar door
New Zealand Pinot Noir is World Beater

Martinborough Pinot Noir scoops top prize from 10,983 entries in world’s biggest wine show A small winery from Wairarapa which only planted… read more

Wine Dogs - the original winery dog book
The Wonderful World of Wine Dogs

Winemakers love dogs. Wherever wine is made, you’re likely to find a good dog stalking the cellar or the vineyard. Wine Dogs… read more

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