In Chile, it’s said that drinking wine goes best with a good meal. Coming from a place that's one of the top wine exporters in the world, that's probably true. When you've gotten hold of some good Chilean wine, you might wonder how best to pair them with food. So, without further ado, open a bottle and enjoy this guide to Chilean wine and food pairing!
Which is the most famous grape varietal in the world? It's a tight match between Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, but we're leaning towards the former. After all, it's one of the wines you'd see everywhere in the world - if you drink wine, you drink Cabernet Sauvignon. It's also grown in every wine-producing country out there.
Mooncakes are great with a pot of Chinese tea, but who says you can savour these rich treats with a good glass of wine instead? Light up your Mid-Autumn Festival with happy (and boozy) reunions accompanied by mooncakes from Shangri-La Hotel and Mandarin Oriental Singapore. We've collaborated with the two hotels to create eight attractive wine and mooncake bundles packed in attractive boxes to represent the bountiful harvest.
Who said you could only pair wines with steaks and pasta? While Singapore’s bold and intense cuisine can be a challenge to pair with wine, it’s definitely not impossible. Read on to find out which wines to drink with your favourite local dishes.
So you've decided to kickstart your journey into wine exploration? Most countries in the world have experimented with wine sometime or other. Categorised into 'Old World' or 'New World', the former comprises of regions with long histories of wine production, such as Europe and certain parts of the Mediterranean. We've got you covered with a simple guide that will help you better understand the world of wines.
We're in the golden age of winemaking, and new developments and technologies have made it possible to make high-quality wines all over the world. That also means you can now enjoy fantastic bottles at very affordable prices. From highly aromatic Moscato D'asti to powerful reds, these are some of the best wines you can get for under $50.
Organic and biodynamic wines are really having a moment, but how much do you actually know about them? Wineries all over the globe have been growing wine organically since the early days, so no, they're not just a fad. In fact, many of the finest, most authentic wines happen to be organic and biodynamic (read our interview with Champagne Tarlant). This short guide will give you a short introduction into them, the processes involved, and some of the wineries doing it best.
Happy Dragon Boat Festival! Did you know: it's also called the Dumpling Festival, since the Chinese stuff their faces with the delicious glutinous rice dumplings known as bak chang (meat dumplings).
This year's festival falls today on 25 June, so we thought it would be a good time to share our wine pairing tips for the different types of bak chang available, as some of them are more savoury, sweeter, or even oilier than others. Even if you didn't manage to get your hands on the greasy leaf-wrapped dumplings this time, you'll still be able to find rice dumplings in speciality stalls around Singapore throughout the year. Shall we begin?
There's wine, and then there are wine cocktails — a whole new way to enjoy the delicious grape elixir. Always wanted to take your appreciation for vino to the next level? Now you can, and don't worry, there’s no need to go crazy with expensive wines. Here are four easy wine cocktails that you can make at home and the affordable bottles you can buy from our online wine store!