Highlights of Wine Fiesta 2016

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Wine Fiesta 2016 is happening this weekend (21 ~ 23 October 2016) at Clifford Square. I went down at 4pm on Friday to check out the event. Stay with me as I share with you the highlights of the event.

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I am a huge fan of the food at Burnt Ends. Hence this is something that I am really looking forward to. Specially designed by award winning chef Dave Pynt from Burnt Ends, which was ranked 30 at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant 2016, a surprise tasting flight of 4 dishes paired with 4 natural wines will be available during Wine Fiesta. Remember to rsvp for your seats if you are interested as only limited slots are available!
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Dave and his team will be present to explain the pairings as they are a big believer in natural wines and would be one of the first in Singapore to have it on their wine list at Burnt Ends.
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The wines used for the pairings are from BK Wines, Lucy M, Ochota Barrels & Ministry of Clouds from Adelaide Hills.
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If you want to know more about natural wines, you can feel free to throw your queries to the wine makers during the session.
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Location: WorldFirst VIP Lounge @ Singapore Wine Fiesta
Clifford Square, 80 Collyer Quay (Next to Fullerton Bay Hotel)

Oct 21 – Friday – 4pm to 5pm – Burnt Ends Session
Oct 22 – Saturday – 1pm to 2pm – Burnt Ends Session
Oct 23 – Sunday – 3pm to 4pm- Special Natural Wine Master class by Andrew Cameron
Oct 23 – Sunday – 4pm to 5pm- Burnt Ends Session
Only limited seats are available for each session so remember to RSVP with marianne@straitswine.com or florence.mak@sswc.com.sg (Tel: +65 8222 7033)
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After some wine tastings, I bet you will be feeling hungry. But not to worry, there are food available. Not just any food, but food from renowned restaurants such as Burnt Ends, Cheeks By Jowl, Meat Smith, Monti, Tin Hill Social, Tamarind Hill…etc
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If the idea of pairing local delights with wines intrigued you, remember to drop by Good Chance Popiah to try their Salted Egg Crab Meat Popiah ($12). I heard that it is best to pair with the wine from Ministry of Cloud. =)
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If your purpose to visit Wine Fiesta is to learn more about the production processes and characteristics of the wines, there are hundreds of wines from around the world for you to learn and sample.
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This year Wine Fiesta theme is “Rising Roots” so not to forget to drop by the natural wine booths to find out more about natural wines which are made from organic grapes.
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For those who are looking at buying wine at Wine Fiesta, simply look for the crew in BRIGHT RED CAPS to place your wine order. Remember to bring your STANDARD CHARTERED CREDIT CARD as it will get you a further discount rate on top of the special prices at Wine Fiesta.
For Standard Chartered Bank Cardholders, there is also a 10% off regular ticket price $50 and 10% off bundle ticket price $99 for 3 tickets! The tickets can be purchased at SISTIC or the Straits Wine website.

Wine Fiesta 2016
20 ~ 23 October 2016
Venue: Clifford Square, 80 Collyer Quay Singapore 049326
Opening hours:
Opening Party-Winemaker’s Table Dinner (20 Oct): 6.30pm – 10pm
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
Wine Fiesta’s Website
The Straits Wine Company’s Website
Wine Fiesta’s Facebook
The Straits Wine Company’s Facebook
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