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A lawyer by training, CH’NG Poh Tiong published The Wine Review, the second oldest wine magazine in Asia from 1991, and the world’s first Guide to Bordeauxin Chinese from 2000 to 2014. Since then, he has migrated to websites and is publisher and writer of www.chngpohtiong.com and www.100chineserestaurants.com.



  • Vice-Chairman – Decanter Asia Wine Awards
  • Regional Chairman – Decanter World Wine Awards
  • Senior Judge – The World of Fine Wine’s Best Wine Lists (World Competition)
  • Chairman – Koshu Expert Committee (KCE) (Japan)
  • Director of Judging – The Singapore World Spirits Competition

    (The newest addition to The Tasting Alliance, parent organization of the world-renowned San Francisco World Spirits Competition, SFWSC)






  • Wine Consultant – NTUC FairPrice and Finest (Singapore’s largest supermarket chain) for the last 20 years
  • Wine List Compilation – Imperial Treasure Group’s 1 st restaurant in London
  • Keeper of the Quaich
  • Ch’ng holds a postgraduate Certificate in Chinese Art with Distinction from the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London. He is the leading authority on pairing Chinese cuisine with wine. In the past 15 years, Ch’ng has been organising dinners featuring Chinese cuisine in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore with the great wines of Bordeaux including:

➤  Yquem
➤  Chateau Margaux
➤  Pichon-Baron
➤  Pichon-Lalande
➤  Chateau Leoville-Barton
➤  Branaire-Ducru
➤  Chateau Brane-Cantenac
➤  Giscours
➤  Domaine de Chevalier
➤  Petit-Village
➤  Chateau Suduiraut