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The Real Dirt on Yalumba Wine Dinner in Singapore

First and foremost, our sincere apologies for this long awaited post. Its way overdue for more than a month, which is really terrible. There’s probably like a million and one excuses and reasons for not posting this any earlier. But … Continue reading

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Hoppity New Year!!!! Huat Ah! (Prosper)

Wishing Everyone a Prosperous Lunar New Year filled with Wealth and Health 3 February & 16 February 2011 |  1st Day & 14th Day of Lunar New Year Gong Xi Fa Cai! Which means Wishing you Happiness and Prosperity in … Continue reading

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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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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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Have you seen Jim Barry The Armagh in Magnum format? Here’s your chance!

We are putting together a Jim Barry Vintner Dinner at Osia this coming Thursday, 27 May. And of course, the legendary The Armagh will be featured in the menu. Peter Barry, Managing Director of Jim Barry Wines will be in … Continue reading

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Putting our Tasting Table to Good Use

10 May 2010, MondayIntroducing Monopole – Media TastingHosted by Brenton Fry and Michael Chong After about a month since we had this tasting table, its about time we put that to good use. And since Brenton is in town, we … Continue reading

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Share Yalumba – Private Tasting hosted by Brenton Fry

9 May 2010, Sunday Share Yalumba – Private Wine Tasting Hosted by Brenton Fry It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon when we held our inaugural Tasting Session in our humble little office with a few friends from the trade. We … Continue reading

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Monopole – Revving it up!!!

Today seem’s to be the prelude of the hustle and buzz that will hopefully be what a typical day at the office is… its getting busier at Monopole! Hard not to, with Marina Bay Sands soft opening scheduled for this weekend. … Continue reading

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