Monthly Archives: November 2010

Let’s Yum! (Let’s ‘Drink’!)

Shaw + Smith Dim Sum Wine Lunch, 2 Nov
‘Dim Sum’, a Cantonese term for small individual portions of food, usually served in a small steamer basket or plate served in the late morning till lunch. It also means ‘touches the heart’ literally. Having Dim Sum is an integral part of Chinese culture and it is almost a common fare for Singaporeans to have Dim Sum during the weekends with the family. And so, we thought we could invite some of our business partners for a Dim Sum Lunch for the launch of Shaw & Smith 2010 Sauvignon Blanc and the newly released Pinot Noir at Crystal Jade Golden Palace. Continue reading

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Henschke named Winery of the Year

Wow! The Age / Sydney Morning Herald had awarded Henschke as Winery of the Year 2010. Read more: Henschke named Winery of the Year. Congrats!

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Riesling. Of a Different Style.

Riesling – Such a feminine name that’s sounds so elegant and poetic. To many, it would conjure flowery, aromatic notes and layers of sweetness at the first instance. Brought to fame by the Germans and Alsatians, Rieslings have pretty much evolved since the last century. Many winemakers especially those located in the New World territory are making Rieslings of almost antipodean style, that has more acidity, fruits, are drier and fantastically food-friendly especially with Asian food. Continue reading

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