The Singapour – January 2022

Petersons cellar door Singapore

Richard's round-up of what's being poured in Singapore.

Those who think Singapore drinks nothing but bank-breaking burgundy can find evidence to the contrary below. Behold perfumed rosé from Armenia, nigh-perfect vintage madeira, beefy sparkling Shiraz from New South Wales and magnums of orange wine from northern Italy. In fact, burgundy and bordeaux are conspicuous by their absence.

Included in this medley is a suite of wines from Petersons in the Hunter Valley, who operate a cellar door in Singapore (as depicted in the main picture, taken from their website). It's an old shophouse on a prime street off Orchard...