Matter of Taste Singapore 2017

21 October 2017 | 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM GMT+8
Grand Hyatt

Global authority and independent consumer’s guide to fine wine, Robert Parker Wine Advocate kicks off its fourth edition of Matter of Taste in Singapore this October, featuring over 200 iconic wines rated 90 Robert Parker points and above.

Pioneered in Singapore, Matter of Taste brings together iconic wines featured in a walkabout tasting, expert masterclasses and unforgettable wine-pairing dinners hosted by world-renowned winemakers and Wine Advocate Reviewers. This event has covered over 1,800 fine wines in nine cities in the past years, including New York City, London, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Zurich, Switzerland. The Matter of Taste editions have showcased over 600 wineries since its inception.

Bordeaux Varietals & The Top of Down Under

19 October 2017 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT+8
Alma by Juan Amador
Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Rd

These powerful, intense and complex wines have all made their mark on the world stage and are ineludible to the understanding of what Australia can bring when it comes to Bordeaux varietals. For some the production is a mere 300 bottles, for others vines are 50 years old and French oak barrels are used for long maturations; they all come from various lands and backgrounds, and are pillars to rely on for a great showcase of craftsmanship.

Ascent of the Mythical Hermitage

20 October 2017 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT+8
Artemis Grill
138 Market Street, #40-01 CapitaGreen (Rooftop)

The granitic hill of Hermitage in the Rhone Valley, shrouded by the southern sun and the legends of a hermit knight, is considered “the holy grail of Syrah”. We will take you through the ascent in 8 steps with some of the most iconic names of the appellation, wines which any Rhone and Syrah lover should enjoy at least once in a lifetime, and with some fabulous Roussanne, Marsanne , Viognier along the way. Wandering across plots such as Les Bessards, les Dionnieres, le Meal, la Chapelle, … will take us to the heights of the mythical Hermitage.