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Any Nice wine

Post by Enjoy Life » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 12:00 am

Hi all, Could anyone recommend some wine which are nice and price resonable ? Going to have a gathering with some friends soon. Thx :???:

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Post by wineman » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 12:11 am

what price range are you looking at? this is very important

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Post by Enjoy Life » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 12:16 am

Hi, Wineman

I am looking for wine around S$50.
Could not accept some of the cheaper wine find in supermarket. Quite tastless. taste just like table wine.

Please recomment some good and nice wine.

Thanks :(

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Post by durain » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 1:08 am

the tic toc tic toc wine is pretty good. just have to wait for it and poof it goes!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 6:45 am

Enjoy Life wrote:Hi, Wineman

I am looking for wine around S$50.
Could not accept some of the cheaper wine find in supermarket. Quite tastless. taste just like table wine.

Please recomment some good and nice wine.

Thanks :(
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Post by Sasuka » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 12:07 pm

Once upon a time, I tried this white wine in Napa Valley, California. The grapes were from a region called malvasia, I can't remember the brand anymore but the type is called malvasia bianca.

Was probably the best white wine I ever tasted. Very very sweet. Only if you like white wine I guess. When I came to Singapore, I searched high and low for it and never found it....darn it

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Post by adione » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 3:29 pm

Sasuka wrote:Once upon a time, I tried this white wine in Napa Valley, California. The grapes were from a region called malvasia, I can't remember the brand anymore but the type is called malvasia bianca.
I was thinking Malvia is an Italian wine, quite surprised they produce it overseas...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malvasia

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Post by broti » Wed, 24 Mar 2010 3:38 pm

Enjoy Life wrote: I am looking for wine around S$50.
The best wines can't be bought.... they are free ! ;)

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Post by aster » Wed, 24 Mar 2010 4:27 pm

Enjoy Life wrote:Could not accept some of the cheaper wine find in supermarket. Quite tastless. taste just like table wine.

Please recomment some good and nice wine.
Here goes (though I'm sure you are your "clone" want this discussion to head another way... tic, toc, tic, toc... :roll: )...

Best places to buy wine, in no particular order: Fairprice, Carrefour, Cold Storage :D

Having a problem buying a good wine under $50? Well, you haven't been looking well enough. You can get a Caliterra Reserva at <$20. Or a Penfold's if you prefer. No need to spend >$50/bottle or even >$20...

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Post by ksl » Wed, 24 Mar 2010 6:12 pm

aster wrote:
Enjoy Life wrote:Could not accept some of the cheaper wine find in supermarket. Quite tastless. taste just like table wine.

Please recomment some good and nice wine.
Here goes (though I'm sure you are your "clone" want this discussion to head another way... tic, toc, tic, toc... :roll: )...

Best places to buy wine, in no particular order: Fairprice, Carrefour, Cold Storage :D

Having a problem buying a good wine under $50? Well, you haven't been looking well enough. You can get a Caliterra Reserva at <$20. Or a Penfold's if you prefer. No need to spend >$50/bottle or even >$20...
I was also very surprised to pick up a very good Shiraz for 17$ at Prime supermarket.

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Post by durain » Wed, 24 Mar 2010 6:27 pm

any cheapo samsu?

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 24 Mar 2010 8:53 pm

http://www.wineconnection.com.sg/

not affiliated blah, blah, blah...from 16 SGD till I-can't-remember-because-I-can't-fracking-afford-it. large selection too. there's also this wine cellar a bit of walk off red hill mrt, pass the car dealerships (through the street with the proton dealership that's hiding behind an italian car brand, iirc). can't remember the name, though.
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Post by missis » Thu, 25 Mar 2010 7:12 am

A lot of very drinkable New Zealand wines available under 50. Oyster Bay and Montana at the top end (around 40) but Crossings, Villa Maria, Tahuna also good for a bit less.

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Post by aster » Thu, 25 Mar 2010 11:01 am

The best thing to do is stock up for a month or two when Fairprice has it's 1-for-1 offers (aka "two for the price of one, aka "buy one get one free"). They had a really good Chilean wine at $25 that was on offer (1-for-1) so for $12.50/bottle I stocked up.

Haven't been back since, just too lazy, but might give it another go next week...

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Post by wcs » Sat, 27 Mar 2010 5:24 am

nakatago wrote: there's also this wine cellar a bit of walk off red hill mrt, pass the car dealerships (through the street with the proton dealership that's hiding behind an italian car brand, iirc). can't remember the name, though.
I think that's The Wine Gallery [No. 2 Chang Charn Road (Off Hoy Fatt Road)]. They have a great range. They are moving the warehouse so that store might end up moving to the East soon too.

Some of the banks have wine programmes too. Check your credit card promos or do a web search.

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