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ICCCW Tok Kong Tasting • Sunday 27 November 2022

Click here to register for SESSION I Click here to register for SESSION II ICCCW Tok Kong Tasting will take place Sunday 27 November 2022. It is a walk-around tasting. Participants will be presented a Riedel Crystal Glass (worth S$30) to use throughout the tasting. Reservation on a first-come first-served basis. Reservation is only confirmed …

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Exclusive 30% Discount!

Award-winning The World of Fine Wine is offering an exclusive 30% on subscriptions to readers of our website. Check out the contents and contributors of their newest June 2022 Edition. To subscribe, please click https://subscribe.worldoffinewine.com To enjoy 30% discount, please apply coupon code “wfw30” at cart. The coupon code is applicable to ANNUAL OFFER (PRINT & DIGITAL) and …

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Royal Salute • Created for a Woman

Royal Salute was created exactly 70 years ago on 2 June 1953 A dedication is also an inspiration.  The Royal Salute is such an inspiration. Created as a dedication. The blended Scotch whisky was launched 70 years ago on 2 June 1953 to honour Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion …

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Covid Update • France

Since Monday 16 May 2022, the wearing of a mask is no longer required in France whether outdoor, indoor, on public transport, including on a plane. The only exception is hospitals where, if you visit, you have to mask up. France has the most consistent Covid strategy in the world. It is also …

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Breaking News!

Brad Pitt’s Fleur de Miraval will be served at the Oscars on 27 March 2022 Champagne Fleur de Miraval will be served at the 94th Academy Awards. The only Champagne house devoted exclusively to rosé, Fleur de Miraval is a partnership between Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt, the Perrin Family of Chateau de Beaucastel in the Rhone …

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Fairprice Finest • Just Wine Club Private Sale

Lovers of Bordeaux are in for a treat. FairPrice Finest Just Wine Club Private Wine Fair Sale • Saturday 26 March 2022 • Thomson Plaza • is rounding up some reds that are drinking deliciously now. Foremost is the second wine of Second Growth Chateau Brane Cantenac. Baron de Brane 2014 (normal …

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Riesling Rules!

Riesling is a miracle of Nature. Naturally aromatic, floral, citrus, apples, tingling, vivacious, and full of velocity. Riesling is “Riesling-nable”. It does need oak to support its validity. In the final countdown of the greatest white varieties, Riesling – and Chenin – lord over Chardonnay. The R and Loire grapes deliver …

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Matisse Exhibition Cancelled in China

He’s not going to Beijing. Nor Shanghai. Henri Matisse in his studio in Le Cateau-Cambresis Weeks before it was to open in Beijing, the publicly owned Matisse Museum in France suspended its loan of 280 works following the invasion of Ukraine and cited China’s ties with Russia As a result the Chinese organiser …

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Russia Banned!

Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 is cancelling entries of Russian wineries which have entered the competition. The wines will not be judged. As a gesture of support for Ukrainian entries, DWWA 2022 is waiving their fees. Launched in 2004, the annual competition is judged in London. DWWA will take place 24 …

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