Waiheke Island Tour with Auckland Fine Wine & Tours


Do you know that TheDrinkingDuck does not like to travel? Thanks to her role model, Oprah Winfrey, this little duckie flew all the way to Auckland (New Zealand) just to meet her. Along the way, she joined Auckland Fine Wine & Tours with Phil Parker and made 2 lovely friends … Continue reading

Provence Wine with Asian Food


Rosé is definitely not for sissy! 5 Rosé from the elegant Provence paired with food from New Ubin Seafood. – Domaine de la Croix, 2014, 13% – Château Paradis, 2014, 12.5% – Domaine de Rimauresq – Cru Classé , 2014, 13% – Le Pas du Moine, 2013, 12.5% – Château … Continue reading

The Blue Pyrenees – New World Wines with Old World Connection


The Local Nose would like to draw your attention to a very special winery – The Blue Pyrenees. I had the privilege to attend a very special wine dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar and Store with the theme Christmas in July. I finally had the reason to wear my Santa Claus t-shirt … Continue reading

The French Cellar – French Wines You Can Trust


If you haven’t heard of The French Cellar, the fastest growing wine subscription business in Singapore and Hong Kong, you should by now. They have been featured in many publications from The Sunday Times, The Edge, Singapore Tatler and many more. Click here for the complete list. Just today they … Continue reading