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Wine Cellar

Elevate Your Wine Game With The Perfect Decanter
In the world of wine appreciation, the use of a decanter is often underestimated. Many wine enthusiasts overlook the benefits that decanting can bring to their drinking experience. In this article, we delve into the reasons why and how to use a wine decanter, exploring its role in enhancing the aromas, flavours, and overall enjoyment of your favourite wines.

Chef Masterclass

Perfect Pairings
What’s it like to work in the restaurant business as a couple? Two Singaporean husband-and-wife teams share how they keep the flame alive in and out of the kitchen.

Gourmet Traveller

Unveiling Asia's Premier Golf Destinations
The passion for Golf in Asia is still going strong, with the latest golf clubs serving as a clear status symbol. The great news for golf enthusiasts is that the top courses in the region are not just reserved for professional players - there are numerous picturesque greens where you can practice your putt in luxurious resort settings where even royalty would feel at home. Check out our list of the most captivating golf courses in Asia.

Dining

5 Jaw-Dropping Omakases To Add To Your Bucket List
Sushi lovers are die-hard addicts with a refined palate, and the most discerning of diners will know that the best of the best when it comes to sushi is an omakase experience. Ho Chi Minh City is brimming with sushi options, but here is the shortlist for the crème de la crème.

Knowledge

A Fusion Of Tradition And Innovation
Bread (or “banh mi”) holds a significant place in Vietnamese cuisine, with a rich history dating back to the French colonial period. The introduction of baguettes to Vietnam during this time laid the foundation for what would eventually become a beloved culinary tradition in the country. Over the years, breadmaking in Vietnam has evolved into an art form, merging traditional techniques with modern flair to create a diverse range of bread couture offerings that captivate the senses and celebrate the fusion of cultures.

Gourmet Traveller

The Power Of Grape Therapy
Discover the magic of wine beyond the glass! Wine therapy transcends mere tasting or pairing with meals; it's a revolutionary concept in beauty and well-being that harnesses the remarkable properties of grapes for luxurious treatments like massages, body wraps, baths, and scrubs. The active elements in grapes are truly remarkable: resveratrol from vines boosts collagen production, viniferine from the sap fades brown spots and imparts a radiant glow, and grape water mimics the benefits of spa water for the skin.

Gourmet Traveller

Set Sail
Slow travel – the travel trend on everybody’s lips. And what better way to take your time and soak in the sights than by joining a cruise? Mark your calendars and consider these upcoming luxury cruises that will leisurely take you from one destination to the next.

Knowledge

A Space For All
The Cesar brand’s rationale is simple – to make kitchens for people’s comfort. The kitchen is a place akin to a research laboratory, and at the same time, is a place for the soul – where both reason and emotion call home. At the center of this microcosm are people and their daily needs, while their well-being is Cesar’s top priority.

Dining

Award-Winning Fine Dining Destination
La Veranda Resort Phú Quốc – MGallery is proud to announce its recent recognition at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2024, where The Peppertree Restaurant was honored as the Best Luxury Boutique Resort Restaurant in Phu Quoc Island. This prestigious accolade reaffirms La Veranda's commitment to providing guests with exceptional dining experiences amidst the backdrop of colonial elegance and tropical serenity.
Boudoir Lounge Reopens At Sofitel Saigon Plaza
April 3rd, 2024 - Boudoir Lounge, nestled on the ground floor of Sofitel Saigon Plaza, has officially reopened its doors to guests on March 15, 2024. The revamped lounge promises a delightful experience with its bright ambiance, courtesy of floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of lush greenery. Drawing inspiration from classic French bars while exuding an air of elegance, Boudoir Lounge features red velvet curtains, plush sofas, and armchairs that invite guests to unwind in style.
The Ultimate Vivid Sydney 2024 Food Guide
The Harbour City will come to life with immersive light, sounds, and taste as Vivid Sydney 2024 is set to descend on the city from 24 May to 15 June 2024. The 14th multi-artform festival will feature global and local light artists, musicians, thought leaders, and food creatives as they embrace and translate Vivid Sydney 2024’s theme, Humanity. It is not a surprise that the role of food as a fundamental part of the human experience receives a spotlight during this year’s programme, Vivid Food.
Makase At Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach Unveils Seminyak Eats Buffet Dinner

If you have Seminyak listed as a place to explore in your itinerary, add Makase at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach and savour the restaurant’s culinary excellence through Seminyak Eats. The latest culinary offerings at the hotel’s neighbourhood-style restaurant are set to tantalise your taste buds with its range of delicacies to elevate your Seminyak’s gourmet exploration.

Mandarin Bar, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo
Mandarin Bar is a modern Japanese style bar at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, which affords stunning views of the city and a glamorous vibe. It’s a top spot for executives to come by after work or travellers to unwind over a cocktail and bar bites. Head bartender Kengo Oda crafts signature cocktails woven with expressions of Nihonbashi, the ancient starting point of five routes where the hotel is located.
Perfect Pairings
What’s it like to work in the restaurant business as a couple? Two Singaporean husband-and-wife teams share how they keep the flame alive in and out of the kitchen.
Meet The Chef From Kappa Senses Ubud
Guests of Kappa Senses Ubud are in for a gourmet treat when they stay at the French-inspired boutique resort. The lush natural surroundings of the resort, rice field terraces, and occasional dance of fireflies in the evening are the setting of culinary offerings of this serene luxury resort in Kedewatan, Ubud.
Diary Of An Italian Executive Chef
Ivan Barone, the culinary maestro behind the epicurean delights at MGallery’s Hôtel des Arts Saigon, is no stranger to luxury dining. Take a peek inside the mind of an Executive Chef living his dreams.
An Immersion In Fermentation
At InterContinental Phuket’s fine dining restaurant, hom, Chef Ricardo Nunes and team are unlocking flavor profiles of locally sourced ingredients through various fermentation methods, resulting in creative and inventive dishes worth flying in for.
Elevate Your Wine Game With The Perfect Decanter
In the world of wine appreciation, the use of a decanter is often underestimated. Many wine enthusiasts overlook the benefits that decanting can bring to their drinking experience. In this article, we delve into the reasons why and how to use a wine decanter, exploring its role in enhancing the aromas, flavours, and overall enjoyment of your favourite wines.
China's Rise As A Wine Powerhouse
Fine Indian varieties, innovative offshore floating wine production, and bees trained to detect flawed corks are just a few of the exciting predictions shaping the future of wine-making amidst the changing landscape of climate change. As we look ahead, the wine industry is set to undergo a significant transformation with new players emerging and traditional wine-growing regions adapting to meet evolving demands.
Bentley And The Macallan Launch Rare New Whisky: The Macallan Horizon
The Macallan Horizon, is the first release designed and crafted in collaboration with Bentley Motors, fusing expertise from the worlds of exceptional single malt whisky and extraordinary automotive design. Fusing both traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge precision engineering technology, The Macallan Horizon pushes the art of the possible – where purpose meets innovation, craftsmanship and beauty.
Limited Edition Spirits & Wines For Collectors This Lunar New Year 2024
Gift-giving is a big part of the Lunar New Year – where hampers, sweet treats as well as fine liquors and wines are exchanged to usher in good luck, fortune, and prosperity. Here are some ultra impressive gifting options for loved ones: limited edition spirits and wines that are perfect for Collectors this Lunar New Year 2024.
Transporting Your Palate To Spain
Few culinary experiences can rival the indulgent delight found in Jamón Ibérico de Bellota. This esteemed cured ham, hailing from Spain, boasts a flavor and texture that effortlessly melts in your mouth, tantalizing your taste buds with each exquisite bite. This article delves into the origins, meticulous production process, and remarkable characteristics that make this gem of Spanish cuisine truly unparalleled. Prepare to embark on a journey through the realm of this exceptional delicacy.
Wine And Gourmet Pizza Pairing Tips And Recommendations
Hailing from the island of Mauritius, Chef Julien Li, who has been living in Singapore for seven years, works as a business consultant on weekdays and transitions into the role of a pizza chef during weekends for his private dining called Zuzu Kitchen.
A Space For All
The Cesar brand’s rationale is simple – to make kitchens for people’s comfort. The kitchen is a place akin to a research laboratory, and at the same time, is a place for the soul – where both reason and emotion call home. At the center of this microcosm are people and their daily needs, while their well-being is Cesar’s top priority.
Oceania Cruises’ New Ship Dazzles With Stellar Cuisine And Entertainment
The picturesque French Riviera, ancient cities, lush islands of the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Adriatic Seas, as well as Turkey and the Holy Lands, are just some of the destinations that one can explore with the beautiful Vista. As the leading culinary and destination-focused cruise line, Vista, the new addition to Oceania Cruises and the line’s first Allura Class ship is a dazzling way to travel.
Galangal Panna Cotta

Aromatic and fruity, this gochujang-spiked dessert has a piquant, Korean cuisine-inspired kick in addition to its galangal and apricot notes.

Calisson

Trinkets and bijou usually sit pretty in trays, but these shallow receptacles can be statement pieces too. Mould your own beautiful – edible – vessels to present delicate morsels.

Sun-Gria

Cuca’s take on the classic summer cocktail is refreshing and punchy. As the tropical fruit ice cubes melts, the flavour intensify and it transforms the cocktail, from sparkling red wine into a fruity punch.

Classic Daiquiri

This three-ingredient drink is so easy to put together. Here, Davide Boncimino, bar operations manager of Sugarhall, brings herbal and citrus nuances to a classic with the addition of two rums in equal portions.

The Paloma

Shelley Tai at Nutmeg & Clove puts a tropical spin on the Paloma, for an ideal hot weather thirst-quencher

 

Le Méridien Saigon Launches A New Series Of Chef's Table Named “Pause + Savour”, Honoring International Cuisine
“Pause + Savour” is a new series of Chefs' Table events organized by Le Méridien Saigon to celebrate the diverse international cuisine. Each event is led by a renowned Executive Chef of the hotel who was recognized as Chef of the Year 2023 by LUXUO magazine - Chef Nguyen Phi Cong, in collaboration with many talented chefs. Le Méridien Saigon aims to leave a remarkable impression through its Pause + Savour event series by emphasizing the importance of: Celebrate the ingredients; Be simply attractive;  Honour the talents; and Delight every taste.
Tastin’France In Vietnam 2024
The "Tastin'France" event returns to Vietnam for its 14th edition. The event will take place in the presence of the French Ambassador at the Grand Mercure Hotel in Hanoi on Monday 1st April 2024 and in the presence of the French Consul General at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday 2nd April 2024.
275 Travel Industry Thought Leaders Gather for the Fourth Annual TravMedia Summit Asia
The fourth annual TravMedia Summit Asia, sponsored by Expedia, brought together 275 of Asia's best travel editors, writers, influencers and international travel and tourism brands from hotel groups, destinations, airlines, cruise lines, travel operators and attractions to network and discuss the challenges and opportunities defining the industry today.