Back from Wine Educator’s exam
World of Wine

Back from Wine Educator’s exam

I thank you if I have been missed. Having just came back from an intensive month of studying, I admit that one should not expect…

Barolo – Can we skip the ten years wait?
Taste Preference

Barolo – Can we skip the ten years wait?

Arrived with a pair of sleepy eyes and sore butt, I stood in Palazzo Gran Guardia expecting to pit my taste buds against a hundred wines. To…

Vinitaly 2014 – In fair Verona…
World of Wine

Vinitaly 2014 – In fair Verona…

If Verona doesn’t sound synonymous to Vinitaly for you, then at least I should remind you of Romeo and Juliet. It was said that Shakespeare…

In Chile, Chilean wines redefined
World of Wine

In Chile, Chilean wines redefined

Admittedly, many wine professionals frowned on supermarket wines most, if not all the time. There is something intangible associated with supermarket that makes their good…

Wines of Portugal – Fancy a dry Port?
World of Wine

Wines of Portugal – Fancy a dry Port?

Portugal, known for its pastries, salted cod, fado music, soccer players, and most importantly, Port wines. Once a powerful maritime empire, today traces of Portugal…

And up goes the alcohol tax!
Local Affairs

And up goes the alcohol tax!

After stagnated at same rate for a decade, the latest Singapore budget will raise alcohol tax by a whopping 25%. Within minutes, many social media…