Wanderwine – Speed is the essence

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…

Indonesia to ban alcohol. Cui bono?

Indonesia to ban alcohol. Cui bono?

Will it come as a surprise if Indonesia really banned all alcohol in the country? Heavily populated with Muslim community and a country made up of over thousands of…

The many twists of Pieropan

The many twists of Pieropan

There aren’t many rules one needs to learn before visiting the Pieropan family, but try not to introduce yourself as Giulio. Having been in the…

Do you want to build a… wine??

It does not snow in Singapore, so we can’t go out there and build a snowman. It is also impossible to plant decent vineyards here, so…

And up goes the alcohol tax!

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…

Wine by volume – how is Singapore drinking?

Wine by volume – how is Singapore drinking?

After taking two weeks break for Chinese New Year, it is time for me to get back in business. During this period, I took some…