Someone said it correctly, “Food is the ingredient that binds us together.” We all share a common love for the good wine and dine. There is no joy as big as the gastronomical delight that satiates our souls and takes our taste buds for a heavenly ride. Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia, where food is viewed as an important element of national identity that joins together people of different ethnic groups. Food is a common topic of discussion among Singaporeans. You can find several restaurants in Singapore specialising in cuisines from all around the world.
If you live in Singapore or happen to be in this city around October, then get ready for a great gastronomic experience. The Great Wine & Dine Festival arrives at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore this October where you can discover the world’s best wines, attend masterclasses by top wine critics, relish lip-smacking dishes created by popular celebrity chefs, as well as witness first-in-Singapore pop-up dining concept. Ranging from Spanish pork belly, premium Wagyu, authentic pasta, pizza, Teppanyaki-style French cuisine, and Lobsterdamus to Lobster Truffle fries, you can relish several interesting dishes in the festival along with fine wines.
The Great Wine and Dine Festival will be opened to the public on 11th & 12th October that will showcase more than 300 wines and craft sake. The festival will happen alongside the launch of Genting Singapore’s inaugural Wine Pinnacle Awards. It is the first-ever nomination based wine awards where there are no restrictions based on origin or formalities or submissions or entry fees. The voting will be done by an independent panel of experts that has over 80 industry professionals. It will be carried out by Jeannie Cho Lee, who is the world’s first ethnic Asian Master of Wine. The awards in 27 categories will be given out at an invite-only gala dinner on 10th October at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), which will be cooked by Chef Nicolas Masse of two-Michelin-starred La Grand’Vigne in Bordeaux, France.
The Award categories will be as follows –
- Best Organic/Natural Wine of the year
- Best Chinese Red for wines produced in China
- Black Swan of the Year for the most “thought-provoking” wine
- The Grand Jury Award
- Best Young Winemaker of the Year
- Top Wine Influencer
The critic Jeannie Cho-Lee says, ranging from mature fine wines to recent releases and hidden treasures, there will be best wines from France, Italy, United States, Australia, China, Spain, and South America. On 10th and 11th October 2019, members of the public can get the taste of nominated and award-winning wines at the Great Wine & Dine Festival. You can also purchase wine bottles of your choice, including new product launches from the world’s best vinos.
The ticket prices for the Great Wine & Dine Festival start at $60 that includes one-day access to the festival grounds, wine and sake samples, and one complimentary RWS Invites Membership. Price for Standard category is $60, the Premium category is $100, MasterCard 1-for-1 Standard Pass is $60, and MasterCard Premium Pass for 2 is $ 134.
You can buy tickets for the Great Wine & Dine Festival at The Great Festival, Singapore website and get more information about all the available packages.