5 Wines to Look Out For at Wine Discovery Weekend
With over 100 wines to taste at the Wine Discovery Weekend, which are the wines to look out for? Start with these five, and meet wine producers and representatives from the wineries!
Retail Price: S$ 60.00
Mt Difficulty is one of the top New Zealand wineries internationally celebrated for their Pinot Noir. Won’t you, like us, want to find out who is Roaring Meg?
About the Wine: This wine highlights the warm season with lovely perfumed blackberry and dark Stella cherry fruits along with a hint of spice, adding complexity.
Established in 1992, Mt Difficulty Wines is home to some of Central Otago’s oldest and most revered vineyards. Today, Mt Difficulty Estate is comprised of six vineyards; Templars Hill, Pipeclay Terrace, Menzies Terrace, Mansons Farm, Target Gully and Long Gully.
Winery Website – http://www.mtdifficulty.com/
Retail Price: S$ 43.00
This winery has been ranked 5 stars by Australian wine authority James Halliday and for good reason. To find out why, meet the good people behind the winery at this event.
About the Wine: Pale straw. Lifted aromas of freshly cut grass, green peas and citrus. Fresh, light-bodied with flavours of passion fruitand a crisp acidity. Clean and lively on the palate.
Miles from nowhere is all about a passion for winemaking. This passion drove them to want to make their own wine. So one by one they gathered precious little pockets of exceptional land and vineyards, scattered across the Margaret River region of Western Australia and based their winemaking on a property in Cowaramup.
Winery Website – http://www.milesfromnowhere.com.au/
Retail Price: S$ 80.00
This family Champagne house has been long celebrated for its quality. Meet sixth generation descendent Florent Boizel, and don’t forget to sign up for the Champagne Boizel masterclass, where you can taste back vintages of the Champagnes!
About the Wine: This cuvee is obtained by a precise blend of the three Champagne grape varieties: Chardonnay – floral bouquet and pure elegance, Pinot Noir – finesse and structure, as well as Pinot Meunier – fine fruitiness and softness.
Founded in 1834 by a Champagne family passionate by the wines of its region, the Boizel House was established in Epernay, heart of the Champagne region. From its cellars on the Avenue de Champagne, the house develops its presence worldwide while respecting the unique style of its cuvees.
Winery Website – http://www.boizel.com/en/
Retail Price: S$ 36.00
You may know much about wines from Tuscany and Piedmont but do you know of the winemaking region called Puglia? One of the best-kept secrets in Italy are the wines from Puglia, from which Rivera is from.
About the Wine: Ruby with purple highlights; bouquet of wild red berry fruit; smooth, fruity palate, well balanced with subtly tannic finish.
Established in the late 1940s in Puglia, Italy, Rivera received widespread recognition and has since became the benchmark of Puglia quality wine production. The winery’s winemaking philosophy is rigorously applied to every step of the process, focusing on achieving environmental and economic sustainability and on continuous improvement on quality.
Winery Website – http://www.riveravineyards.org/
Retail Price: S$ 63.00
The Spanish are known for their robust Tempranillos, but they also produce lovely white wines, such as this gem from the lesser-known Batea (DO Terra Alta).
About the Wine: Celler Pinol has the compromise to make wines with the local grapes, wines that express the personality and characteristics of the soil. White Grenache is a versatile grape full of bright mineral flavors that enhance a wide spectrum of medium-to-rich flavored foods.
CELLER PIÑOL is a family run cellar devoted to the winemaking of fine wines based in Batea (DO Terra Alta), Spain. Their continuous focus on organically grown grapes and quality management has set a exceeding benchmark for Spanish Wines.
Winery Website – http://www.cellerpinol.com/en/
Wine Discovery Weekend Tasting Event
Date : Saturday, 17 October 2015
Time : 11:00am to 6:00pm
Venue : APS Lifestyle Gallery 9 Muthuraman Chetty Road, Singapore 238931
Come explore with us, the world’s finest artisan wineries, with more than 100 labels for tasting. Walkabout tasting with **Complimentary Masterclasses. Ticket comes with *$20 Voucher, redeemable off wine purchases. Collection of Ticket(s) at the Registration Counter on the day of the event.