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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

      When wine writers host public events

      STEVE HEIMOFF - - 6 readers - 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.

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

      Vintage Texas Blog - - 5 readers - Alphonse Dotson & Martha Cervantes & their Something Red Dotson~Cervantes Something Red: And, Definitely Worth the Wait We met in Mason on a Saturday in September not really knowing much more than what Alphonse Dotson told me over the phone earlier in the week. He said, “Russ, my brother, I’ve got something for you to taste.

      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.

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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…

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

      High Tea at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore

      … headquarters. The General Post Office, under Singapore Post, vacated the building in 1996. In 1997, a Hong Kong investor acquired the Fullerton Building from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). It spent close to another S$300 million converting the Fullerton Building into a hotel and building the two-storey commercial complex One Fullerton…

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

      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…

      5 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      To eat is (literally and figuratively) to live

      …My seminar (with Pedro Rusk) at Saturday’s K-J Heirloom Tomato Festival reminded me once again of what a powerful interest people have in learning about wine-and-food pairing and how to make fabulous foods. It’s interesting when you consider that people in this country are absolutely inundated with information about food. It’s a never-ending…

      2 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF

      English and Welsh Wines: A First Glance

      … to the UK, I realize my window on English and Welsh wines has been opened by a couple of inches only. There is clearly much more to learn and appreciate to get the full view of this industry. History indicates that vineyards were first established in Britain during the 300 years of Roman occupation. Organizations such as the Royal Academy of Arts…

      3 readers - By elizabethsvines

      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 role…

      6 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF