Teaming up with Hermitage Wines and Michael Thurner, Austrian Fine Brands, the Wandering Palate brings you a most civilised Friday lunch with the man who arguably makes some of the best pinot noir on the planet, Gerhard Markowitsch from Austria http://www.markowitsch.at . ... read more >
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When leading American wine writer, author and philosophical commentator, Matt Kramer, visited Singapore last year the first thing he asked me was to bring him up to speed on the dynamics of the market and given his time constraints, he would like to meet the one person who is influencing the market here most, “The gatekeeper to the evolution of ... read more >
Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir Prima Donna 2009 – Waipara Valley, South Island, New Zealand Also notes from a vertical tasting Having already announced Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir 2009 as the “Most Auspicious Wine for Chinese New Year 2012 Year of the Black Water Dragon year”, I had in fact already singled it out as my “Red Wine of ... read more >
Most Auspicious Wine for Chinese New Year 2012 Year of the Black Water Dragon year Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir 2009 – Waipara, South Island, New Zealand What auspicious vinous attributes should we be looking for in the year of Black Water Dragon? ... read more >
The stars must have been aligned and a flower day in the biodynamic calendar as our bottle of Maison Joseph Drouhin Clos des Mouches Rouges 2008 blossomed in the glass moreover sublime with our Peking duck over lunch at Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck, surely the best duck to be had in all Singapore. ... read more >
The Wandering Palates Terra Australis correspondent, Andrew Jenkins (Jenks) breaks silence on Australia’s most covert winery, Bass Phillip, admittedly the worst kept secret amongst undercover palates. ... read more >
Our intrepid Singapore Sommelier, Shalom Chin, travels in Burgundy is coming to the end and he shares his thoughts and summary on the communes of Burgundy. He heads to Provence next, and will sending in regular reports on his travels through the region. ... read more >
08/11/2011 PART 5 of the Burgundy Series A more in-depth look about how the Burgundians care for their land and some extreme methods of Mdm Leroy. ... read more >
07 /11/2011 PART 4 of the Burgundy Series The very first thing that got me interested in wine when I was seventeen was winemaking. After all, I was a science student. ... read more >
03/11/2011 PART 3 of the Burgundy Series The story behind Pinot Noir, philosophy of the Burgundians and some tasting notes. “Let me show you something you would find interesting,” said my guide, Elohim Balest. ... read more >