The Malaysian Wine Fiesta is Back!

This is one of the events, I never miss, in KL. It’s called the Malaysian wine fiesta, and it’s perfect for vino heads, I mean, wine appreciators such as myself. And so I’ve always gotten this comment in the past.. “Why didn’t you tell me sooner?”. Because I only ever update my Instagram account about The […]

Happer Damansara Jaya

One of the coolest places in Petaling Jaya to visit for fine wines in a relaxed setting is Happer, the wine bar located in Damansara Jaya. The rise of haute cocktails and craft-beer bars may have once stolen wine’s thunder, but grape aficionados haven’t retreated into their cellars to sulk just yet. Instead, they’ve reinvented the […]

An evening of fine wines.. at La Bodega BSC

Wine tasting events at La Bodega over the weekends, is something folks should look out for, especially those who love their wines. The wines features this time round included great cuvees such as Bodega Garzon Tannat, Chateau d’Antugnac Limoux White ‘Terres Amoureuses’, Chateau Fontarèche Corbières ‘Vieilles Vignes’ White, Domaine Fontarèche Syrah, Leeuwenkuil Vineyards ‘Family Reserve’ […]

A Gonzalez Byass Wine Dinner @ Grand Hyatt KL

Up till this point, I had never heard this word spoken as often as I did this past week, Bodegas. And when you talk about Bodegas, you talk about Sherry. Bodegas are actually storage houses where sherry is aged and matured. And up till today, I only knew of one sort of Sherry. The sweet […]

The Allegrini Wine Dinner at Villa Danieli

We were back at Villa Danieli last week for an Allegrini wine dinner. The best of North Italy is embodied in the wines of Allegrini, so I am told. The family-run estate that have been working the vineyards since the 16th century and are famed for being Amarone producers. The showcased wines Palazzo della Torre, La Grola and La […]

Wine Fiesta 2014 @ Ben’s Publika

The Wine Fiesta 2014 organized by Straits Wines, was back, and with it, a dynamic lineup of top winemakers and a plethora of new wines and spirits, all showcased at the outdoor sunny hotspot of Ben’s Publika. Sipping the afternoon away guests were free to mingle and to enjoy an array of specially selected wines. […]

St Hallett Wines at Cristallo

If you’re wondering why St Hallett rings a bell, it’s because the wines are associated with one of the most famous wine regions in Australia – Barossa. And what is the Barossa most famous for.. ? It’s Shiraz, of course. This winery is famous for its old vines, a diversity of fruit, and great, incredibly […]

Cloudy Bay with Jim White, at Prego KL

Cloudy Bay’s Sauvignon Blanc reminds me of sunshine in a bottle.. aromas and flavours of elderflower, green lime zest, stone fruit come to mind when I think of their Sauv Blancs. And who can resist a palate that’s ripe, fine and succulent, offering zesty ripe citrus.. ah, not me! Each year the Cloudy Bay vineyard releases its […]

Frankland Estate Wine Appreciation @ Saujana

Recently, we’d been hearing more and more about the wines from Fran­k­land Estate, located just south of Perth – famed for displaying finesse and balance, all the hallmarks of cool climate wine growing. This modest vineyard was estab­lished in 1988 by Bar­rie Smith and Judi Cul­lam, and currently is managed by daughter Eliz­a­beth Smith and […]

Marques de Murrieta Winery @ La Bodega

La Bodega recently hosted a wine appreciation night, with the Marqus de Murrieta Vineyard wines, one of the oldest bodegas in La Rioja Wine Region, established in 1852.

The Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Tasting Trail

While most people were behind desks on a sunny Thursday noon, we were treated to an exclusive preliminary food and wine pairing trail across several restaurants in the city. The wine in focus was the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013 and the central theme of the food prepared was seafood. The reason behind this special […]

Pin It on Pinterest