Posts tagged "Wine"
Trader Vic's Sunday Brunch Spread - Bangkok, Thailand

Trader Vic’s Sunday Brunch Spread – Bangkok, Thailand

Like HCMC today, the Bangkok foreigner scene of old thrived close to the river. These days, however, I never really think to set foot down there. It’s the kind of place you visit once, the first time you come to the city… King’s Palace, check. Emerald & Reclining...
Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting in Singapore

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting in Singapore

Bubbly wine tasting debunks the ‘has to be expensive’ and ‘has to be French’ myth We were invited to a blind bubbly wine tasting by our friends at The Local Nose.  The idea of the event was to taste both champagnes and sparkling wines of all price points...
Our Best French Dinner in Singapore, Gunther’s

Our Best French Dinner in Singapore, Gunther’s

Stunning presentation, impeccable service and inventive, modern French cuisine It was Paul’s birthday, so it had to be special…something out of the ordinary and truly impressive. After much consideration I selected Gunther’s, #7 on the Miele Guide’s list for top restaurants in Asia. I think what got me,...
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Wine Legs

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Wine Legs

Ever been at a wine tasting, dinner party, or other event featuring wine and some know-it-all (probably with a beard and wearing a sweater) swirls his glass vigorously and then tilts the glass sideways to observe the streaking wine (wine legs)? Don’t feel bad if you believed the...
Latin Wine Night a Wonderful Fiesta Thanks to Guests, El Toro and PengWines

Latin Wine Night a Wonderful Fiesta Thanks to Guests, El Toro and PengWines

Thanks to everyone who came for making our second Accidental Epicurean Event a great evening. Also a big thank you to our sponsors for the evening. Suresh and the staff of El Toro Restrobar provided a cool, calm, and casual venue for us…just the right Latin vibe we...
Wine Tasting Night a Great Success Thanks to Epicurious, Underground Wines, and Divine MedSpa

Wine Tasting Night a Great Success Thanks to Epicurious, Underground Wines, and Divine MedSpa

Our first event as “Accidental Epicurean Events” went off wonderfully last night. Another big thank you goes out to our event sponsors – Epicurious, Underground Wines, and Divine MedSpa. Helena from Epicurious, Sianne from UW, and Christine from Divine MedSpa were so relaxed, calm, and generally cool and...
First Accidental Epicurean Sponsored Event

First Accidental Epicurean Sponsored Event

Hey all, In the few months we’ve been running Accidental Epicurean , we’ve taken the website from 1500 readers to over 13,800 last month! We’ve put up over 100 informative posts on food, wine, spas, hotels, and different Asian cities. Now it’s time for another new feature at...
The Universal, Duxton Hill, Singapore

The Universal, Duxton Hill, Singapore

A quiet little place, with an endless wine list, tucked away on Duxton Hill We were searching, maybe a bit too late at 9pm, on a Friday night for a place on Duxton Hill to have dinner. Walking up and down the cobble-stoned hill lined with conservation shop...
Wine Tasting - Nook, Singapore

Wine Tasting – Nook, Singapore

Hey all, This Saturday we attended another wine tasting event way out on the West Coast at Nook. We randomly received the invite on Facebook and were thinking of letting the offer pass, but I felt like we were stuck in our Orchard/Chinatown/Quay bubble and should venture out....
Astrolabe Wine Tasting at Speakeasy - Singapore

Astrolabe Wine Tasting at Speakeasy – Singapore

Some exciting and well-priced wines from Astrolabe Winery, New Zealand presented by Rubicon Reserve Wines
Wine Woot - for great deals on wine

Wine Woot – for great deals on wine

Hey all, If you live in the States and are an appreciator of wine and wine deals check out Wine Woot from the Woot company. The Woot group has a few different websites (random stuff, shirts, wine, etc) that sell one item per category at a time. Once...
PengWine Wine Tasting

PengWine Wine Tasting

Last night Joanna and I were invited to join my new friend, Chris Milliken, to join a wine tasting of four PengWine wines at Asia Wine Network (44 North Canal Road).