A New Hideaway for Gin Lovers

While the hipsters continue to sip on their Tanqueray No. 10s and Hendrick’s, get ahead of the curve with some artisanal gin from Belgium at Mag’s Wine Kitchen. Already well...
Franz Haas Gewurztraminer

The Hills Are Alive…

WINE has always been an integral part of man’s reprieve from labour, and rightly so. It is a versatile nectar; an enjoyment that can be convivial with each glass poured...

Martell Toasts A Younger Spirit

As many luxury brands are taking a hit in tough financial times, Martell is looking to the younger generation with a fresh spirit. The Cordon Bleu Intense Heat Cask Finish...
maotai

Drink To The Spirit Of The Metal Rat

AS THE metal rat is about to scurry in, the Spirit Guide reckons you might want to uncork some tradition and pour it neat into a glass. Kweicho Moutai is...
world sake day

Kanpai To World Sake Day

IT IS World sake day today. So before you knock back a few in celebration, here are some tips from Joshua Kalinan, named this year’s Sommelier of the year,...

100-Point Penfolds Wine With Dinner

Here's a chance to savour some of that rare Penfolds elixir that has hit all the buttons for wine's master marketer Robert Parker. This year's Penfolds Wine Dinner will feature...
gin

A Cooling Circuit-Breaker Thirst-Quencher

WITH daily high temperatures hitting 34° Celsius, this Circuit Breaker is turning out to be a sweltering one. What better way to prevent our bodies from accumulating too much “heatiness”...
Rachel Barrie, GlenDorach whisky

GlenDronach Opts For Tradition And Flavour

PERHAPS a handful of whisky aficionados from Singapore may have stumbled across the quaint distillery at the bottom of the valley of Forgue in the east Highland hills north-west...

Five X.P. — The Spirit Of Innovation

THERE is a new spirit of enterprise in Singapore, fuelled by the 21st-century consumer's thirst for adventure and innovation. And the thirst is very real in the increasingly crowded...
NYC Xmas

All Kinds Of Spirits Of Kindness

HEY, COVID-19 or no COVID-19 you've got to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. I've 2 dozen various reasons to lift my spirits this time of year, but, later about that. For...