For November, Straits Wine is shining a light on the best young wine labels and winemakers across the world, from New Zealand to Italy. Pushing the boundaries, breaking the rules and creating cutting-edge wines with personality and energy, here are the Young Guns of Wine you should keep an eye out for.
Whether you’re starting to #BYOB or looking for new wines to add to your prized collection, a well-stocked home wine bar with rose, white wine and red wine is a must for any wine lover. It should not only impress guests but also function for all occasions, from anniversary celebrations to post-work drinks. Here are some useful tips on how to build your perfect home wine bar, and recommended wines on promotion so you can pull The Bar together easily.
If you’ve seen wine tasting notes, you’ve probably noticed that the colour of wine is usually mentioned. ‘Straw yellow’ and ‘ruby red’ have become common descriptors when talking about wine, but what do the colours really mean? Behind every wine’s colour tells a layered story about its style, age and taste. Here are some top tips to get you onto the spectrum of wine colours.
We’re always hearing experts refer to wines based on the Old World and New World, but besides geographical distinctions, what are the key differences? From the rolling vineyards in France and Italy (Old World) to wineries in sunny Australia and New Zealand (New World), we believe that our winemakers produce bottles that offer a unique experience, transcending traditional categorisation. However, it’s always handy to know the basics so you can impress at your next dinner party. Let’s unpack these terms together.
Ever sat at your favourite wine bar in Singapore and wondered what biodynamic wines actually mean? With a slew of new labels on wines – natural, organic, low-intervention and what have you, it’s hard to keep up with what they all represent. We bridge the connection for you today, let’s delve right into the biodynamic movement.