Wine Fiesta 2016: Longtail x Straits Wine

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It’s that time of the year again where wine lovers rejoice! The Wine Fiesta is back and all we are tasting and seeing are Babich wines and Plumm glasses. Presented by The Straits Wine Company for the ninth year running, it is Singapore’s largest annual outdoor wine festival.

– Gail & Jem

Held from 20 to 23 October 2016 at Clifford Square (beside Fullerton Bay Hotel), the mega tentage is set against the majestic Singapore skyline. Indulge in over 350 wine labels and immerse amongst the knowledge and expertise of over 70 global winemakers who will be present at this event.

Some food visuals from the pre-event launch at Long Tail Brasserie & Bar (located nearby at Customs House):

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Singapore restaurants and chefs (such as Chef Michael Lewis from Tin Hill Social, Chef Rishi Naleendra from Cheek by Jowl and Chef Ah Boy from Good Chance Popiah) come together to create a one-off Farm-to-Table menu that uses local Singapore produce. The food is to be paired with natural and sustainable wines which are gaining traction worldwide but are still relatively inaccessible in South East Asia.

straits wine long tail review by projectweekends singapore straits wine long tail review by projectweekends singaporeFeatured wines are priced between $72 to $120 per bottle.

Five rising stars of the wine industry will be featured: BK Wines, Commune of Buttons, Ochota Barrels, Domaine Lucy Margaux and Domain Le Roc des Anges. These wines are natural, organic and biodynamic.

Winemaker’s Table Night (limited tickets available)

Starting on 20th October, Thursday, an exclusive Winemaker’s Table Dinner will offer diners the rare opportunity to sample 75 iconic wines and vintages with the respective winemakers playing hosts, served exclusively at the Winemaker’s Table. Drinks will be accompanied with special dishes using local produce prepared by the participating chefs and The Fullerton Bay Hotel.

Tickets for the Winemaker’s Table Dinner are priced at $228++ per person.

Event date: 20-23 October 2016

Venue: Clifford Square, 80 Collyer Quay Singapore (049326)

Day 1 (21 Oct): 4pm – 10pm
Day 2 (22 Oct): 12pm – 10pm
Day 3 (23 Oct): 12pm – 9pm

Ticket price: Walkabout ticket prices
$50 per ticket | $99 for three

Tickets can be purchased at the Straits Wine or all 10 Straits Wine Company retail stores.

Website: www.winefiesta.com.sg | www.straitswine.com
Facebook: sgwinefiesta2016 | straitswinecompany
Instagram: straitswinecompany
Hashtags: #winefiestasg #mystraitswine


We are giving away 3 pairs of tickets to this event – the Wine Fiesta – on our Facebook page. Find out how you can take part (:

Giveaway ends this Sunday, 25 September 2016 at 2359 hours. Good luck!

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Gail & Jem are personalities hailing from sunny singapore and are game for all sorts of adventures. Freshly graduated from Nanyang Technological University, they've got real day jobs, but more than often Gail writes, and Jem takes photos. It's their favourite hobby. Whatever you need, they've got it.

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