This is one wine luncheon you do not want to miss, bringing together one of my favourite vignerons on planet earth, indeed the Wandering Palate Winery of the Lunar Year - Rabbit click here and the wonderful modern European cuisine and warm ambience of Union Dining. ... read more >
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The Wandering Palate is delighted to be linking up with the affable Brian Bicknell from  Mahi - more than your average Marlborough producer, indeed this is an uber-cool winery is focused on single-vineyard wines and making some seriously good gewurtraminer, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and  pinot noir, to which the wandering Palate has posted favourable tasting notes recently - click here ... read more >
As the vortex of Christmas sweeps all else aside, and all those writing deadlines getting pushed out - until the New Year - and yes, I am working on the Wandering Palate Christmas selection now... I want to wish you all the very best for the festive season and remember, "Every dog has his day"  - make sure you watch ... read more >
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[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 >
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 >
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This has to be the ‘Wine Dinner of the Year’, both in theme and value. If you know your Barolo, $258 per person for this line up of top-of-the-line producers is ludicrously cheap – indeed one bottle of any of these wines would be more than the cost of the whole package and there are some excellent vintages being served ... read more >
There was a time when the cheese at ‘Wine Evenings’ was seemingly more important than the wine itself, which is not lost on us, with New Zealand’s most awarded specialty cheese maker, “Kapiti Collection” a feature at the Family of Twelve Walkabout tasting at Salt grill & Sky bar, Singapore, on November 3rd. ... read more >