The Sommelier’s Palate - Tim Veys, Sommelier Conseil, Belgium (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >
Superior Perigord Truffle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truffle [caption id="attachment_10380" align="alignnone" width="466"] Superior Perigord Truffle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truffle[/caption] Pairing of Superior Perigord Truffle dinner with Australian artisanal wines Singapore, July 2014 – Towerhill Estate, a tiny and award-winning boutique winery in Mount Barker, Western Australia is our guest at an unusually special wine dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar. ... read more >
Marina Bay Sands Wine and dine for a good cause at Marina Bay Sands during the Sands for Singapore Festival. Enjoy a roving dinner and whet your appetite with the flavours and aromas of the award-winning cuisines at the celebrity chef restaurants. Have a taste of butler-passed signature dishes from CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Osteria and Pizzeria Mozza as well as db Bistro ... read more >
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Cartoon by George Grainger Aldridge It's Summer in the UK and the tasting season is in full swing, with all its peculiarities observes our London correspondent, Alistair Scott ... read more >
Julien HAIE, Sommelier at Winter Garden, The Landmark Hotel, Marylebone Road, London (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >
Had a quick lunch today at Loretta, Wellington...wanted to check it out, wow, most impressed, great space and balance between distressed look and modern clean lines and high-quality fit out. Its breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, wine bar, cafe and everything in between...bloody brilliant wine list, 40 eclectic offerings by the glass and 375ml carafe, all kept in perfect nick with ... read more >
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