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Thomas Heitz
The Sommelier’s Palate – Thomas Heitz Chef and 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

Christopher Leo, Sommelier at Pizzeria Mozza
The Sommelier’s Palate – Christopher Leo, Sommelier at Pizzeria Mozza, Los Angeles

(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

David Thompson - Nahm
Nahm Takes Top Honours at S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Nahm in Bangkok has secured the No.1 spot at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 awards in Singapore, earning the title of… read more

Prosecco Grapes
Prosecco – What’s in a name?

I started writing this piece in December last year, and have only just come back to it, at the end of April… read more

Great Escape
Free free, set them free… Free free, set them free

Yes the rumour is true, the Wandering Palate has escaped Singapore, having moved back to my old home town of Wellington, New… read more

How do you tell if your grapes are at optimum ripeness? Send in the wine dogs of course
Ata Rangi – There are seeing-eye dogs, sniffer dogs, and then there are wine dogs. Checking brix today before the Syrah pick..

This picture twittered by Ata Rangi caught my eye… there are truffle dogs and there are Brix sniffing dogs, pretty logical when… read more

One of the pools at The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam
‘Oh Viva Da Nang, Dan Nang me, Da Nang me, went out to get a rope and hang me…’

Gooood Morning Vi-et naaaaaam! The Wandering Palate arrived in Da Nang yesterday afternoon, an easy 2 ½ hour flight from Singapore. Well,… read more

Jacques. smelling the roses
Obituary – Jacques HERAUDEAU 13.12.1943 – 23.2.2014 Chef-Owner of La Madrague

I was deeply saddened by the news that Chef Jacques Heraudeau passed away, Sunday, 23rd February, 2014, losing a two year battle… read more

Colin Field and Agostino Perrone
THE RITZ PARIS’S BAR HEMINGWAY TAKES UP RESIDENCY AT THE CONNAUGHT

Top mixologists Colin Field and Agostino Perrone join forces to create cocktail magic

Pomerol Dinner at Saint Pierre, The Restaurant
POMEROL WINE DINNER at Saint Pierre, The Restaurant with Tan Ying Hsien

Our local wine master, Tan Ying Hsien will be guest speaker for this enticing dinner of Pomerol wines, that’s the merlot grape… read more

The White House
President Barack Obama in Synchronicity with The Wandering Palate

Someone in the White House clearly has good taste or has been reading the Wandering Palate, having served at the Obama-Cameron state… read more

Burgundy wines sales in Singapore
Singapore sale confirms Asian interest in Burgundy

A casino owner in Singapore has spent £111,000 on a single case of Romanée Conti from the 1971 vintage. The wine, which… read more

Ronald Brown - Wine to Water
Wine into Water – Cambodia

Our Cambodian correspondent, Darren Gall, tells a fascinating story of an Australian maverick winemaker building water wells for the poor in Cambodia… read more

Summergate Passaporto Del Vino
Passaporto Del Vino

An Inspiring initiative from leading fine wine importers Summergate and Pudao wines showcased 50 of Italy’s most diverse and respected labels from… read more

Misha's Vineyard www.mishasvineyard.com
Wine Dinner at The Prime Society Singapore with Misha’s Vineyard – Tues 3rd September -

One of the Wandering Palate’s favourite Central Otago winegrowers, Misha and Andy Wilkinson of Misha’s Vineyard, are coming to Singapore along with… read more

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