Caveau de Puligny-Montrachet Our Wandering Palate West Australian correspondent, Terry Chellappah, has been wandering a long way from home, in England and France, but he’s back in Margaret River although his head in still in burgundy. Even though it sends pangs of yearn, he shares their gastronomic discoveries. ... read more >
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Grower Champagne Tasting 14th July 2012 Grower Champagne Tasting 14th July at Taberna Wine Bar, Singapore, see details below ... read more >
Christmas Day at the Beach a la Terry Chellappah My good friend Terry Chellappah, a true Wandering Palate and contributor to our website, reports in from Kilcarnup Beach in Margaret River, Western Australia. He signals the weather is PERFECT as was the line-up of Champagne’s and those funny, salty little black eggs that come in a tin. Good to see that he is celebrating Christmas in style, and certainly ... read more >
Champagne Thierry Triolet One of the world’s leading authorities on Champagne, Peter Liem, is conducting a tasting in New York, at Matsuri Restaurant, The Maritime Hotel, that will involve a discussion of the role of terroir in Champagne, illustrated by a tasting of three producers from very different areas: José Michel in the Coteaux Sud d'Epernay, Thierry Triolet in the Sézanne, and R. ... read more >
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Artisanal Champagne tasting, Singpaore It's been a long time and we know everyone is waiting for our next tasting session. Now we proudly announce this August we are having our champagne tasting session featuring 6 of our most beloved organic Champagne growers. ... read more >
Came across this mixed dozen offering from Berry Bros & Rudd, which struck me as not only as very good value but an ideal mix of regions and styles. And more importantly, organically grown grapes. Interesting to see Dominique Lafon using screwcap closure for his Macon Blanc, unquestionably the right way to go and should rattle the cages in this ... read more >
Champagne master class Distinguishing terroir in a single vineyard Champagne There is no question Champagne is a very unique region and its wines distinctive in their “sense of place”, resonating terroir. There is however some debate that truly distinctive terroir cannot be achieved in a wine that is blended from multiple regions and vintages. Perhaps the interpretation of terroir itself is being misinterpreted ... read more >
Asia Symphony of Wine and Flavours Burghound Unrivalled Passion for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay “The Burghound Phenomenon. Burgundy lends itself to obsessives, what with its hundreds of growers, thousands of named vineyards and maddening variations in vintages. The world's foremost Burgundy expert - who, thankfully, is also in possession of an acute palate – is Los Angeles-based Allen Meadows… No Burgundy lover leaves home for the ... read more >
Jean-Baptise Geoffrey Blanc de Rosé Champagne The Wandering Palate is heading to our Melbourne residence for the festive season and preparations for the Christmas day feast are already well in hand. Priority of course is procuring the appropriate turkey, and I can tell you after enduring a commercial frozen turkey from the USA for the last three years here in Singapore, we are looking forward to ... read more >