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Out & About • Ng Siang Ping

From left, CH’NG Poh Tiong, Jessica Tan, NG Siang Ping, Marcel Bertaud and TAI Yew Seng She is the Arts, Wine & Spirits Columnist for zbNOW, the lifestyle section of Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore’s most widely circulated Chinese daily. NG Siang Ping holds a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology from the …

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Wine of the Week • 30 Oct 2020

Family-owned and family managed, Carol Duval-Leroy is photographed with her sons (from left) Louis, Julian and Charles Champagne Duval-Leroy Douceur de Champagne Dry Reserve* Bright mid-gold. Persistent palate of brioche, nuttiness, pineapples, hint of raisins and honey notes. The dosage of 24 g/l gives this unique Champagne a pinch of …

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Winery, Spa, Hotel & Restaurant

The 100-hectare property – 70 ha of which are vineyards  – includes a luxury hotel, spa and restaurant The history of Villa Sparina dates back to the 1700s. At the time, it was part of a grand estate immersed in the vineyards of Monterotondo which is in the heart of Gavi in …

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French is Spoken Here

La Kiuva owns 15 hectares of vines located between 380 and 500 metres on steep slopes The Vallee d’Aosta is in the uppermost north-west of Italy. Bordered by France to the west and Switzerland to the north, French is widely spoken and is the official language alongside Italian in the Vallee d’Aosta. Alpine in climate, weather and landscape, …

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Chateau Beychevelle 1975

Buying 1970 and 1975 Bordeaux red can be a “touch and go” experience. Many of them, the tannins are quite dry on the finish. While the quality is not homogenous between the various chateaux, what is certain about the two vintages is they were made in the classic lighter Bordeaux …

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Double, Double Lives

Ashley Chan – not her real name – leads a double life. University student by day, she is an escort by night. Although she hides behind a pseudonym, Ashley also volunteers the facts. The Cantonese lady is 24, 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm), Chinese Singaporean and is “good looking in a slim …

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Wine of the Day • 26 October 2020

The Nosiola vineyards of Cantina LAVIS are 400 metres above sea level with a south and south-west exposure LAVIS Nosiola DOC Trentino 2019* Nosiola is the only native white variety of Trentino, the picturesque region north of Lake Garda, Italy’s largest body of inland water. The magnificent Dolomites are here too, a range …

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Prosecco on Lees

Proprietor Winemaker Christian Zago pays tribute to his grandfather in the way he makes his Prosecco “Col Fondo” The permitted yield for Burgundy Grand Cru white can be between 40 and 64 hectolitres per hectare (for Grand Cru red it’s about 35 to 37 hectolitres). Ca’ dei Zago, produced principally …

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Vinaceous Wines

You get an idea of the motivation of people by the name they choose. Vinaceous Wines refers to their red as Syrah, not Shiraz. Even though it is an Australian winery. Right Reverend V Syrah 2017 aims for the elegance of the Northern Rhone over the brazen body of Aussie …

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