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Anselmo Mendes: one of the region’s most respected winemakers

Anselmo Mendes, the region’s most influential producer, owns large vineyard tracts and consults widely throughout Portugal. He has also been appointed as the new president of the Alvarinho Producers Association (APA) in August 2020. His family hails from Monção, and Mendes started making wine in Melgaço from a property he

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Gusbourne: End of Harvest 2020

  What an action-packed couple of weeks! The winery has been a rush of activity, with grapes coming in from our own vineyards in Kent and West Sussex – in concentrated bursts, thanks to the few days of rain we experienced – being weighed, pressed and then transferred to either

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Thanksgiving Sale: Wines To Pair With Your Festive Turkey & More

Wines and Thanksgiving always go hand in hand, but have you ever wondered about the best bottles to pair with your dishes? Here’s our take on the best dishes to pair with different types of wines – rather than trying to match wines to individual flavours or dishes, we recommend

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Nino Franco 100th Anniversary

Cantine Franco was founded in Valdobbiadene (Italy) in 1919 by Antonio, who set out right from the start to make a quality product. With his son Nino, who carried on the tradition, the winery grew, consolidated and expanded. Today, Primo – Nino’s son – joined by his daughter Silvia, took over the running of a vineyard and they

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Winery Snippet⎪Buena Vista

Buena vista – California Before there were vineyards in every valley north of San Francisco, before Napa and Sonoma were names, before there was a California wine world at all, there was Buena Vista. Founded in 1857, Buena Vista is California’s first premium winery, and its history is as colourful as

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Why Amphoras?

an 8,000 year-old winemaking technique Usually, vinification and ageing processes happen in stainless steel or concrete vats and oak. But in recent years, the amphora has appeared in many wineries. Journey to the land of the terracotta. Far from being a new technique, the use of amphorae is a method dating back to

Poggio Antico & Nino Franco Wine Dinner

Friday, 26th April 2019 7pm Tower Club Singapore – Atlantic It’s said there are three things that are a part of every Italian meal-water, wine, and pasta. Be part of a tradition and make a reservation at Atlantic for this one-night-only Italian wine dinner. The menu for the evening will

Cool Climate Wine Dinner @ Angie’s Oyster Bar

Thursday, 11th April 2019 6.30pm Angie’s Oyster Bar Join us for a one-night only Wine & Dine experience with winery brand ambassador Mr. Jannik von Freiesleben. Indulge in a specially curated 5-course seafood-centric menu paired with eclectic cool climate wine selections and enjoy an unobstructed sunset view over Marina Bay.

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Winery Snippet | Tom Foolery

Tom Foolery – Australia, Barossa Valley The Tomfoolery adventure began in the sweltering heat of the 2004 harvest between best mates Ben Chipman and Toby Yap, and a tonne of old vine Shiraz. The fruit was picked with some generous assistance from friends, then destemmed and basket pressed to produce

Roda Back Vintages Wine Dinner @ Shangri-la Hotel

Tuesday, 12th March 2019 7pm Origin Grill – Private Dining Room | Shangri-La Hotel Singapore A premier event hosted by Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s resident sommelier Britt Ng, alongside Bodegas Roda’s very own brand ambassador Jean Claude Terdjemane. Experience new and rare library vintages of Bodegas Roda’s legendary Rioja wines, matched

Bodegas Roda at CÉ LA VI

Monday, 11th March 2019 7pm CÉ LA VI This March, Bodegas Roda collaborates with CÉ LA VI for an impeccable dining experience with the bold and decadant reds of Bodegas Roda – Rioja, Spain. Curated exclusively by CÉ LA VI’s resident wine expert and Singapore’s first Master Sommelier Mathias Camilleri,

Gramona Wine Dinner at Binomio

Saturday, 9th March 2019 7pm Binomio – 20 Craig Rd, #01-02 One of the last remaining family-owned Cava Houses of Penedes, and a pioneer in long-ageing of Cavas, Gramona is one of Spain’s top Cava producers. Experience the charm of fine Spanish cuisine at Binomio, paired exquisitely with the cuvées

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