CH’NG Poh Tiong’s paternal ancestry is Huai’an, Quanzhou, Fujian Province. On his maternal side, they are from Shunde, Guangdong. A trained lawyer, he holds a post-graduate Certificate in Chinese Art with Distinction from the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London. The Singaporean is recognised as a Bordeaux specialist.

Keeper of the Quaich (2012)
Columnist World of Fine Wine
Chairman Koshu Expert Committee
Contributor academieduvinlibrary.com
Publisher/Writer www.wineguru.com.sg
Publisher/Writer www.chngpohtiong.com
Contributor Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine Book
Regional Chairman Decanter World Wine Awards
Publisher/Writer www.100chineserestaurants.com
Co-Chair Young Talent Escoffier Asia-Pacific 2023
Wine Advisor Disciples of Escoffier Singapore Chapter
Founder International Congress of Chinese Cuisine & Wine
Consultant NTUC FairPrice & FairPrice Finest supermarkets
Senior Judge World of Fine Wine Best Wine Lists in the World
Publisher/Author 100 Top Chinese Restaurants of the World 2019 & 2020