Australian Front Forwards OCTOBER 24 2012. Our Wandering Palate Shanghai Correspondent and All-Australian, Michael Knuppel, is in the ‘Ruck’ with some of Australia’s finest at Shanghai’s hottest wine spot, the M1NT. Goal! ... read more >
Screening Room Coco Chanel  Igor Stravinsky Saturday Dec 1st CM ... read more >
Sam Neill, Jeffrey Grosset and friends at the Wandering Palate table We just had Sam Neill and Jeffrey Grosset visiting and a great evening was had by all imbibing in fabulous riesling, pinot noir and the wife’s legendary duck curry. The Two Paddocks Riesling did itself proud in the slipstream of the almighty Polish Hill, with Sam declaring he’s a big fan of the Polish Hill and something about it being ... read more >
Byzantine Christmas [caption id="attachment_7583" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Byzantine Christmas"][/caption] Coriander Leaf have just revamped their wine list and also have an updated set menu with wine pairings. How do I know this? Well, I am the wine list designer so straight from the horse’s mouth, this is a wonderful menu with some excellent, diverse wines by the glass – if I say so ... read more >
The Hobbit http://www.thehobbitblog.com "Mutton today, Mutton Yesterday, and blimey if it don't look like mutton tomorrer!" It seems even Hobbit’s have a taste for Pinot Noir... A little news clipping came across my desk from Judy Finn at Neudorf announcing, “Neudorf Tom’s Block Pinot Noir 2010 has been selected for the world premiere of Sir Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit”. The wine will be ... read more >
404 Paris - North African Cuisine Paris July 2012 – Terry Chellappah, the Wandering Palate’s Western Australia correspondent reports on good, bad and ugly encounters in Paris. ... read more >
Top Gun Sommelier – Lean Mean Service Machine – The Wandering Palate Circa 1988 - all of 25 years old, bravodo and people skills were the required skillset in those days [caption id="attachment_7539" align="alignleft" width="310" caption="Top Gun Sommelier – Lean Mean Service Machine – The Wandering Palate Circa 1988 - all of 25 years old, bravodo and people skills were the required skillset in those days"][/caption] The Wandering Palate Circa 1988 at Jacques Reymond’s restaurant, Melbourne, Sommelier that evening for the Single Bottle Club Dinner and James Halliday’s 50th Birthday, having ... read more >
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales No doubt you are aware of the significant birthdays happening in mid-November, to which Happy Birthday to His Royal Higness The Prince of Wales, Charles Philip Arthur George, KG, KT, GCB, OM, AK, QSO, The Duke of Rothesay (Scotland) and The Duke of Cornwall, or Prince Charles as he is known. ... read more >
Sam Neill Cornucopia Vitus Visit these links https://vimeo.com/52806019#signin or http://www.pinotnz.co.nz/ ... read more >
Salt grill walkabout tasting in full swing and a great buzz in the room – Nigel Greening from Felton Road, Central Otago seen here administering a pinot noir to the thirsty New Zealand’s Family of Twelve Singapore Tour was a huge success with the wine dinners at Imperial Treasure sell-outs and the Salt grill walkabout tasting attracting 140 people and with the all day grazing practically everyone stayed the entire day and had a great time. ... read more >