Is direct to consumers the way forward?

Is direct to consumers the way forward?

If there is a way to bring wines straight from fields to door with a snap of the finger, I will be exhilarated. But in…

Simple wines, simple pleasure

Simple wines, simple pleasure

What do you look for when buying wines? An affordable price tag, dependent brand or familiar taste? Regardless of the criterion, we can agree the…

Making cents in dinner with wines

Making cents in dinner with wines

Like most other fresh university graduates, my first year in the working world saw me nowhere near being financially robust. Going for a Valentine’s date often…

Singapore Wine Fiesta 2012 – Thirteen to one

Singapore Wine Fiesta 2012 – Thirteen to one

The Spaniards are known for two words, siesta and fiesta. While we are not a siesta-promoting country, fortunately we still have the latter. Singapore Wine Fiesta…

Wine Tasting – To spit or not to spit, and others

Wine Tasting – To spit or not to spit, and others

Everyone loves to try out a product before buying. This is especially so for wines. Fortunately, many retailers today are organising theme-based wine tastings (by…

Is fine wine for all?

Is fine wine for all?

When I first started in wine drinking, some friends jokingly called me Atas (read: ah-tas). A Malay word referring to one being upper class, but usually used…