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    Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore

    Pictures: Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore with Ainslie Kenny, Frank Butera, Christian G.E. Schiller and Annette Schiller from Ombiasy WineTours Helmed by the Australian team Ainslie Kenny and David Elliott, Merchants Wine Cellar is a wine bar and wine store on Duxton Road that exclusively carries wines from Australia and New Zealand in its ...

    8 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    Hattenheim, Germany, Goes Stellenbosch, South Africa: Howzit Shiraz, Germany and South Africa

    Pictures: Paul Barth, Mark P. Barth and Alexander Jung with 2011 Howzit Shiraz at The Ivory Club in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Howzit is slang in South Africa (and Hawaii) for: hello - what's up? It is a contraction of "how is it”. Howzit is also the name of a new wine – a Shiraz – made by 4 men from South Africa and Germany in Stellenbosch in South Africa.

    8 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

      America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants: The Northeast and the South - Wine Enthusiast 2014

      schiller-wine - - 4 readers - Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Chef Spike Gjerde, Woodberry Kitchen in BaltimoreThe Wine Enthusiast published an interesting list of restaurants: America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants, of which I am re-releasing the northeast region and south region sections. Northeast Region Name City State Amali New York City NY A Voce Columbus New York City NY Betony New York City NY ...

      Dinner at Makansutra Gluttons Bay Hawker Center in Singapore

      schiller-wine - - 3 readers - Pictures: Dinner at Makansutra Gluttons Bay Hawker Center in Singapore Singapore’s hawker food is the stuff of legend, and celebrities like Anthony Bourdain have raved about the dazzling array of cheap delicious dishes available. There is a large number of hawker centers in Singapore. Wherever you go, you will have to share a table, queue for food and sweat it out.

      High Tea at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore

      schiller-wine - - 3 readers - Picture: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E. Schiller Taking High Tea at the Fullerton in Singapore Afternoon Tea is a British food tradition - an afternoon treat of tea, sandwiches, scones and cake, served around 4.00pm. Afternoon Tea originated amongst the wealthy classes in England in the mid-1800s.

      Report from ... A Toast to Free Assemblage – June 26, 2014

      On the Road with the Grape Guy - - 2 readers - A mid-morning tasting with winemaker JL Groux followed up by lunch. All wines are new in the Stratus line-up and some were intriguing, especially when you think it was made at an Ontario winery with Ontario grown grapes ... it's amazing to see a winery taking this kind of risk and succeeding. A beautiful line-up of wines, ready for tastingThe wine list included (click on wine n ...

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    • Dinner at Makansutra Gluttons Bay Hawker Center in Singapore

      … for food and sweat it out. There are dishes from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and India. Pictures: Delicious Hawker Food CNN: The street food scene in Singapore is now less “street food” and more “food court.” Regulated out of existence years ago, street food vendors moved into government-sanctioned "hawker centers" where they still sell the same…

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    • High Tea at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore

      … opposite Fullerton Road. Leaving the Fullerton Hotel After High Tea at the Fullerton Hotel, we walked along Marina Bay, with Marina Bay Sands Hotel on the other side of the bay. We stopped at Gluttons Bay Hawker Center. Pictures: After High Tea Walk along Marina Bay, with Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Gluttons Bay Hawker Center schiller-wine…

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    • Dotson~Cervantes Something Red: And, Definitely Worth the Wait

      … tasting Dotson~Cervantes 2008 Something Red. First. I knew at the start that spicy Mexican food wasn’t going to be the best match for this “near-late-harvest-big-boy” wine. Alcohol and spicy chili is no heavenly pairing. Secondly, I know that even the best of wines can go wrong if stored in barrel or tank too long. But, as Alphonse said, “You know…

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    • To eat is (literally and figuratively) to live

      …. And they go to large public events, like the Tomato Festival. Of course, there’s an element of just wanting to be in a large, happy crowd on a glorious September day, listen to live music, drink some good wine and eat fabulous food—and man oh man, was that food great! I still feel like I inhaled a bowling ball on this, the morning after. To think…

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    • English and Welsh Wines: A First Glance

      … on my radar, I decide to look for an opportunity to try English and maybe Welsh wines on our next trip to the UK. Such an opportunity presents itself this spring. A visit to a favourite place in London, The Royal Academy of Arts, established in 1768 and housed at Burlington House in Piccadilly, followed by lunch with a long time friend at their new…

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    • When wine writers host public events

      … I’ll be co-conducting a wine-and-food pairing event at Saturday’s big Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival. It’s the eighteenth time the event, which is one of the biggest in Sonoma County, has been held—and I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never gone. Everyone has told me how amazing it is, so I am totally looking forward to it. My particular…

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