Sommelier Yann Hangouet “Le Pré Catelan in Paris, impeccable service and a wine list overlooked by one of the Best Sommeliers in the World, Olivier Poussier.” Sommelier Yann Hangouet ... read more >
Wee Nam Kee new premises at United Square Having just visited the new premises of Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice today, 24 November, 2013, I can report that it is still my favourite Chicken Rice in Singapore and the new location at United Square more convenient and accessible than there old Novena location. Moreover, with a brand new, modern fit-out and much more space, the place feels a ... read more >
The beautifully white Charolais One of my favourite restaurants in Singapore, indeed ‘The Wandering Palate Restaurant of the Year 2012” Brasserie Gavroche, is now featuring on their specials menu, the famed Charolais Beef from Burgundy.  ... read more >
Sara Bachiorri, Sommelier at Chez Bruce Restaurant,London "Their white, Le Blanc de Casot, delivered in the glass the same fragrance of the sea breeze and wild herbs I smelt along the way up and back. It was mind blowing." Sommelier Sara Bachiorri, Chez Bruce Restaurant, London ... read more >
Route du Van Pinot Noir - Route du Van, as reported previously is the joint adventure of Tod Dexter and Ian Bird and their families, and the aim is to produce wines for everyday drinking pleasure. ... read more >
Dexter - Mornington Peninsula, Tod Dexter knows as much as anyone about this Peninsula and his 2011 releases were a triumph given the difficult vintage conditions that year. In 2012 the weather Gods were much kinder, indeed this looks to have been a very good vintage indeed. ... read more >
Julien Drevon, Head Sommelier at Waku Ghin Marina Bay Sands Singapore Tell us about an inspirational wine and food pairing that has you have experienced recently… “A Peking duck from Imperial Treasure restaurant with Côte-Rôtie “Lancement” 2005 Domaine Michel & Stéphane Ogier.” Sommelier Julien Drevon ... read more >
UWC Primary School UN Food Festival My daughter’s school, United World College Southeast Asia (UWCSEA) Dover Campus in Singapore, holds an annual event to both celebrate the diversity of food and culture represented by the school’s students, parents and teachers, and to raise money for charities associated with the UN and the UWC Primary School Global Concerns. ... read more >
Martin Bosley's Yacht Club Restaurant with a view Updated May, 2014: Unfortunately Martin Bosley’s is now closed, due to extraneous circumstance—the landlord, that being the Yacht Club, having a different view of what Wellington diners want than one of the most accomplished chef’s in the country—and wanting to dumb down the restaurant to more casual dining. ... read more >
Paradise IV frost on vines Paradise IV is a small, five acre vineyard planted to Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon (with small plantings of other varieties) established by Graham and Ruth Bonney in 1988. It sits on a northeast facing slope, sheltered from the hotter extremes of the Moorabool valley, at Bates ford, just a few kilometres west of Geelong. The soils are decomposed granite ... read more >