1855’s Wine & Whisky Week Returns This Week

Wine & Whisky Week (WWW) is back this week, starting from 19th April. Now in its third Edition, hosts 1855 The Bottle Shop is promising an even more exciting and value-for-money lineup.

Be prepared to sample over 100 wine and whisky labels – and over 500 on show – and highlights include back vintage Bordeaux labels, a variety of award-winning wines and spirits, and a curated section for 2017’s trending varietal: Pinot Noir.

Trending wines

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Pinot Noir is trending in 2016 and hence, WWW is featuring more than 50 labels from over 10 wine-producing regions, including the following highlights:

  • Yering Station Village Pinot Noir 2014
    • Australia, Yarra Valley
    • James Halliday 92 points
  •  Lethbridge Pinot Noir 2013
    • Australia, Geelong
    • James Halliday 95 points
  • Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2014
    • New Zealand, Central Otago
    • Wine Advocate 93+ points, Decanter 96 points, Bob Campbell 97 points
  • Bouchard Père Et Fils Beaune Greves Vigne De L’Enfant Jesus 2012
    • France, Burgundy
    • Wine Advocate 91+ points, Wine Spectator 93 points

Award-winning Wineries and Labels

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Among the 500-odd labels, here are some internationally renowned wines that are poised to be featured at WWW:

  • El Coto “Coto Real Reserva” 2011
    • Spain, Rioja
    • Best Spanish Winery of the Year, IWSC 2016
    • Gold medal and Best Rioja, IWSC 2016
  • McGuigan Handmade Shiraz 2010
    • Australia, Langhorne Creek
    • James Halliday 90 points
    • Four-time International Winemaker of the Year, IWSC 2016
    • Gold medal (2010) and Best Shiraz (2013), IWSC
  • William Fèvre Chablis 2014
    • France, Burgundy-Chablis
      • Wine Spectator 90 points
      • Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines 2016

Whisky

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It’s no exaggeration to say that you will be spoilt for choice here. Of note, the newly released Glenmorangie Bacalta will also be available. It’s the eighth release in Glenmorangie’s Private Edition series and features whisky finished in Malmsey Madeira casks.

  • Macallan 12 Year Old Fine Oak
  • Kavalan Single Malt
  • Nikka Coffey Grain
  • Laphroaig Select Cask
  • Glenmorangie Bacalta

Masterclasses

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There will be no shortage of masterclasses, spanning two weekends and covering many popular topics of interest.

  • The Art of Glass Tasting with PLUMM
    by Nicolas Olivry, Wine Expert and PLUMM Brand Ambassador
    Saturday 22 April, 2pm
  • Peated Malts of Distinction
    by Jamey Merkel, Brand Ambassador, Cooperhouse
    Saturday 22 April, 4pm
  • El Coto de Rioja, Best Spanish Winery of 2016
    by Oscar Rioja, Area Manager Baron de Ley Asia Pacific
    Sunday 23 April, 2pm
  • Discover Highland Park & The Glenrothes
    by Gerald Lu, Edrington Brand Trainer
    Sunday 23 April, 4pm
  • Sake and Shochu Masterclass with Takara
    by Seiji Wakasugi, Vice President of Takara Shuzo Singapore
    Saturday 29 April, 2pm
  • Peated vs Unpeated Whiskies
    by Lewis Mitchell, Wine & Whisky Consultant
    Saturday 29 April, 4pm
  • A Tasting Journey Through France with Berry Bros. & Rudd
    by Nicholas Pegna, Asia Director of Berry Bros. & Rudd
    Sunday 30 April, 2pm
  • Chalong Bay Cocktail Workshop
    by Timothy Barnes, Manager, La Maison du Whisky
    Sunday 30 April, 4pm

To book your masterclasses, visit this page.

Details

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Date and time 19 April: 11am – 5pm / 20-30 April: 11am – 10pm
Venue Suntec City East Wing, Level 1 Atrium, Singapore
Entry Free Free admission

For more details, visit 1855thebottleshop.com. You can also buy an early bird package that will give you an additional discount credit on your bottle purchases.