Winery

Champagne Deutz Masterclass

CHAMPAGNE DEUTZ, the highly respected house is based in the Grand Cru village of Aÿ. In this exclusive tasting led by Joel Payne, participants will be treated to Deutz 2014 which is comprised of 65% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Meunier. This will be compared with their pure …

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AXA Millesimes Acquires Prized Vineyard

“We had been looking for a vineyard of similar quality for making Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines in the United States,” AXA Millesimes Managing Director Christian Seely  AXA Millesimes, the wine property arm of insurance giant AXA, has added another grape asset to its portfolio. Platt Vineyard is located on the …

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Domaine de Chevalier Masterclass

13 PLACES LEFT ONLY 30 PLACES! SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2022CHATEAU BEYCHEVELLE & DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER MASTERCLASSES Both masterclasses are priced at $70 nett each = $140. We are offering a Special Promotion of $100 for the first 30 readers who book both masterclasses. For details of Chateau Beychevelle Masterclass, please visit https://www.chngpohtiong.com/chateau-beychevelle-masterclass/ To …

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BREAKING NEWS!

NEW CHAMPAGNE We have a new champagne and an extra dish to ICCCW Welcome Dinner Friday 25 November 2022. Book early to avoid disappointment at https://www.chngpohtiong.com/icccw-welcome-dinner-2022/. Amour de Deutz is inspired by the cherub that stands in the courtyard of Aÿ-based Champagne Deutz NEW MASTERCLASS We are delighted to inform …

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Wine of the Week

WINE OF THE WEEK Domaine de L’Amandine Seguret 2019  I picked up another two bottles this morning. At S$31 each, they added up to S$62. As I am a Just Wine Club member, after the 8% discount, it came to S$57.04. I am referring to Domaine de L’Amandine Seguret 2019 a red …

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Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997 

Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997 The finest wine produced at Quinta do Vau forms the backbone of  Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997, supplemented by wines made by Sandeman from grapes supplied from their top contract growers. This was from a 375 ml half-bottle. I tasted it as soon as it …

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Bordeaux 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003

The first four vintages of the 21st Century reaffirm that weather conditions contribute dramatically to the final wine BORDEAUX 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003CLIMATE • WEATHER • TEMPERATURES The first four vintages of the 21st Century – assuming you consider 2000 as belonging to the 21st rather than as the final vintage of …

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Kloster Eberbach • An Historic Wine

Kloster Eberbach was originally founded by Bernard de Clairvaux, an abbot from Burgundy Kloster Eberbach is a fabled estate as steeped in history as some of the slopes of its vineyards in the Rhine Valley. The first monastic house on the site was founded more than 900 years ago in …

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Wine of the Day

Bordeaux blanc that is a pure Sauvignon. Chateau Castera, north of Saint-Estephe, has an ancient history. A treasure of the estate is a bill of sale dated 21 January 1616 signed by Anthoinette de Montaigne. One of the oldest documents in the Medoc pertaining to wine, it is proudly exhibited …

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Fortified Winemaker of 2022

Oz Clarke (right) presents Luis Sottomayor of Ferreira Port and Sandeman Port with the Fortified Winemaker of the Year 2022 award CONGRATULATIONS Luis Sottomayor – Head of Winemaking for the Douro & Port Wines of Portugal’s powerhouse Sogrape – for being named Fortified Winemaker of the Year 2022 by the UK’s International Wine Challenge. Ten years ago, Sottomayor was …

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