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 [...]

Wines of St Hugo, at Cava Bangsar

The 2010 vintage for St Hugo, one of Australia’s iconic wines, has finally reached Malaysian shores and we were invited by Pernod Ricard Malaysia to try out their selection of fine wines, paired with some delectable Spanish cuisine, prepared by Cava. Being a huge fan of Cava, I knew we were in for a treat. [...]

Yves Cuilleron Wine Dinner at Casa del Rio, Melaka

The last time we had the pleasure of meeting Yves Cuilleron, it was roughly a year and a half ago, at another wine dinner in KL. Back then, Yves hardly spoke a word of English – he was friendly enough, but the language barrier was evident. Now, a year and a half later, we meet [...]

guEST presents Bordeaux with Love !

With the launch of guEST by the BIG group, comes a fantastic Bordeaux Wine dinner, which we were really looking forward to.. Just last week, we were invited to be guests at guEST,  and the theme of the night was, Bordeaux With Love. A divine 5-course wine pairing menu, featuring some of the finest wines [...]

The Malaysia Wine Fiesta 2013 @ The Curve

This year, we joined the company of a dynamic lineup of top winemakers and a plethora of new wines and spirits, from around the world for an unparalleled wine festival, held at The Curve. Sipping the afternoon away and enjoying a delectable array of specially selected wines, the venue was crowded with folks enjoying full-bodied [...]

Greywacke Wine dinner with Kevin Judd @ Casa del Rio Melaka

Before I met the man, I didn’t know what to expect. All I knew was that Kevin Judd, was a famous winemaker at Cloudy Bay for over two decades, and then left to launched his own label, Greywacke to huge critical acclaim in 2010. When we did get to finally meet him and have a [...]

The Fascinating Frescobaldi Wine Dinner @ Villa Danieli

If you’re wondering why the name Frescobaldi sounds familiar it’s because it is a famous Tuscan Vineyard. With a wine history of 700 years, the Frescobaldi family lineage of thirty generations is nothing to scoff at. The start of such passion is said to have begun in the year of 1300. At Pomino in 1894, [...]

Moet Gourming Workshop @ Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

I don’t know about you, but I do get excited when I get an envelope or invite that states, so-and-so.. you are invited to a Moet & Chandon Gourming Workshop. Gourming is basically a French style update on late afternoon grazing – it comes from the words ‘gourmet’ and ‘tasting’. And we were invited to [...]

De Martino Wine Dinner @ Favola, Le Meridien KL

Arriving at Favola one evening, we found or seat along the main table, next to Axel Vade Pruzzo, the Chilean Export Manager for De Martino wines, in charge of Asia. We starting talking and he began to tell us the story of this amazing vineyard. De Martino Winery belonged to the De Martino Family, of [...]

Wines galore, at Renoma Cafe Gallery @ Bukit Bintang

Last weekend, was one that was filled with wines and food, at Renoma Cafe Gallery in KL. It was a great opportunity for wine afficionados to sample interesting labels and to get to know the wine reps and wine makers from popular wine regions around the world. Organized by The Straits Wine Co. , 2013 [...]

Bird in Hand Wine Tasting @ Best Western Hotel KL

Because a Bird in Hand.. is better than 2 in the bush! Just last week, we were invited to Punch Bar and Lounge at Best Western Hotel, for a wine tasting event organized by the Straits Wine Co. , of wines from a particular estate in Adelaide. Bird in Hand is situated on the cool, [...]