Meat, Beer and Tuscan Wine
Felsina Singapore lunch crew - Giuseppe Mazzocolin, proprietor-winemaker of the legendary Chianti estate, Fattoria Felsina (centre) - from left, Wong Chek Leng (Singapore Airlines Air-Sommelier), Richard Gene AKA Sir Richard (Executive Chef Aman Resorts), Alex Calabro (Sommelier and Propietor of Casa Tartufo) and Chris James (Chianti addict)

I wrote this piece for a Singapore magazine although it never made it to print. The editors wanted to change things, even though it covered the brief to the letter, and I refused to change things.

Did I tell you how much I dislike editors! They are an antibiotic for creativity; a writer’s condom and its strictly missionary position only. It’s a strange interpretation of the English language, in Singapore, where newspapers and magazines for the adult audience are written in primary school prose. Read More >