Tag: wine

Glass of Riesling, Business Class, Singapore Airlines

Up in the air: How Singapore Airlines puts together its wine list

Earlier this year I flew Singapore Airlines on my return journey from Melbourne to Singapore. Sitting in Business Class I was presented with a wine list and given the options of choosing my wines for the flight and the meal. Having attended the launch of a business and […]


Private Labels: The Taj’s New Wine Collection

The Taj’s expanded selection of private label wines makes it easier for guests to experience some of the world’s best More than a hundred years ago, the wines from Château Cos d’Estournel, ranked a Second Growth according to the historic 1855 Bordeaux Classification, were being served in the […]

Wine Library, Thai Pavilion, Taj President, Mumbai

A Library Of Wines

A prominent aspect and integral part of the décor of a restaurant, a wine library takes the experience of exclusivity to another level altogether. Here, LIVING catalogues the plush fine dining restaurants that showcase shelves of their exclusive selection of wines. Wine lists aren’t exotic anymore. Almost every […]


World Malbec Day in Mumbai

April 17th has special significance for Argentina. No, it’s not Maradona’s birthday, nor is it the Argentine National Day. On April 17th 1853, Argentine President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento undertook a step that would ultimately transform the country into a wine producing superpower. He submitted a proposal to to the Provincial […]

Pinot Meunier vineyards in Vallée de la Marne

Élégance Noire: The world of Pinot Meunier

The Pinot Meunier has always been there, but champagne makers are now giving it that extra little attention and producing styles dedicated to this variety. Text and Images: Antoine Lewis Anyone who knows their sparkling wines will immediately associate the name Pinot Meunier with champagne. Along with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it […]