Italian white wines for Singapore
Taste Preference

Italian white wines for Singapore

“Italians don’t make interesting white wines”, a casual remark I heard after few pints of beer. If the probable beer-triggered gout didn’t kill me that…

The De Marchi returns to Lessona
World of Wine

The De Marchi returns to Lessona

Given an opportunity, would you move back to where your ancestors’ came from? Unlikely for me. But now and then, there are some people who are…

Felton Road – The legendary Kiwi Pinot Noir
World of Wine

Felton Road – The legendary Kiwi Pinot Noir

It has been a while since I last mentioned Central Otago, and so it seems fitting that I returned to the topic of this region…

A summer of wine education
Local Affairs

A summer of wine education

Summer came and went. Along with it were The Business Times Wine Challenge 2015, a short trip to Napa Valley for my Certified Wine Educators examination,…

Wanderwine – Speed is the essence
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Wanderwine – Speed is the essence

I have been to many wine events, met loads of merchants but no one exhibited a show of force like Wanderwine. At 530pm, I turned up…

Is the sun rising on Japanese Wines?
World of Wine

Is the sun rising on Japanese Wines?

Japanese Sake, plum (ume) liquors, whiskies, beers and strange tasting tomato juices. So, how about Japanese grape wines? Over past few years, I seen many attempts…