WOM_Web_banner_Duck On the opening night of Wellington on a Plate, I headed to the pop-up wine bar, " Match", a collaboration of 20 wineries from Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton offering 40 wines by the glass and a pairing menu of 20 small plates created by legendary Chef Ruth Pretty. ... read more >
Jesus M. Evangelista III, CS, Sommelier at Vino at Trios wine bar, Alhambra, California (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 >
Colin Field and Agostino Perrone Top mixologists Colin Field and Agostino Perrone join forces to create cocktail magic ... read more >
Contact: Peter Healy, Ph: 0414 013 466 A summer fling! The story so far: three industry veterans go to Vietnam, drink beer, eat amazing food and are inspired to share the fun and simplicity of their newest discovery: bia hoi (fresh beer) and the food that goes with it. ... read more >
Tan Ying Hsien - Proprietor of Taberna Wine bar & WIne Academy [caption id="attachment_7698" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Tan Ying Hsien - Proprietor of Taberna Wine bar & WIne Academy"][/caption] If you’re still looking for the Christmas present for the wine enthusiast, chances are this individual, having been bitten by the wine bug, will have a thirst for wine knowledge even greater than the product itself. Tutored wine courses are a great we to ... read more >
A genial atmosphere tasting English wines alfresco at the Wine Pantry Our Wandering Sommelier, Shalom Chin, investigates the English wine following the trail from the Wine Pantry at Borough Market and out into the field in Kent and Sussex. And he’s impressed with what he sees - read on... ... read more >
Circa-1930 tourists peer out of the Statue of Liberty's crown at a photographer on the torch, which has been closed to the public since a 1916 explosion on a nearby island. From the flame's tip to the ground is 305 feet (93 meters). Photo from National Geographic The Wandering Palate is off to New York and has been asking a few likeminded Wandering types where they like to eat and hang out in the Big Apple. ... read more >
I’d heard so much from friends about Terroirs, the ‘natural’ wine bar in London’s West End we had already built up expectations that we would get our wine bar fix and a genuinely wholesome and stimulating experience. ... read more >
Club Dancers And they say Singapore is boring and sterile… Well, you might revaluate this sweeping statement once you have been enmeshed and seduced by this fevered and arousing club. This comes with the caveat, do not arrive totally sober; akin to arriving at a party late when everyone else is in a state of inebriation and you’re not in the groove. ... read more >
phnom-penh-metro I tend to navigate my way around Phnom Penh by my favourite glasses of wine -not a simple matter of where I can get a decent glass at a reasonable price mind you- but places where I can take refuge from the chaos. These establishments have to be places that have a certain atmosphere, an ambiance that I warm to, ... read more >