Conrad Koh Samui and Gerhard Kracher reveal top tips of sweet wine
Conrad koh Samui Sunset at Aura Lounge

Conrad Koh Samui recently teamed up with acclaimed sweet wine connoisseur Gerhard Kracher http://www.kracher.at/en/ to present the ‘Weingut Kracher Wine dinner at the resort’s signature restaurant, Jahn. Read More >

Conrad Koh Samui – Wittmann Wine Dinner – 23rd November
Wittmann Morstein Vineyard

The notion of German Riesling being the most harmonious of all wines with Thai food is an understatement in the realms of wine and food pairing; it is more like they were made for each other. Moreover, of all the top-echelon German producers, Wittmann is for me, unparalleled in its exhilarating energy and purity of limestone infused minerality and mouthwatering succulence. Above all this, the chance to meet one of the world’s leading biodynamic vignerons in such an idyllic environment is simply a rare opportunity not to be missed. Get on plane!

And, Wandering Palate readers also enjoy complimentary limousine pick-up from and to hotels & resorts located on Koh Samui (subject to availability) and a THB 1,000 discount with a reduced cost of THB 2,900++ per person.

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Sommelier of the Year (Asia) Miss Charuk Chochan – Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
Conrad Koh Samui Resort Sommelier Khun Cha - The Wandering Palate Sommelier of the Year Asia

(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 in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food matching. The most important work of a sommelier is in the areas of wine procurement, wine storage, wine cellar rotation, and expert service to wine consumers.” Read More >