Shangri-La Singapore is hosting its first Festival of Wines from September 7-12, 2021, offering a host of wine events with the opportunity to taste a collection of over 50 award-winning wines from around the world.
Following the success of iconic wine dinners held in recent years, the Shangri-La Singapore hotel introduced a new format this year called Festival of Wines, featuring a variety of world-class wines as well as food pairings.
Led by award-winning Chef Sommelier Britt Ng, the event will feature three gourmet wine lunches, six luxury wine dinners and a limited-time producer champagne showcase, with the festival culminating with an outdoor barbecue dinner by the riverbank. beach at Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, Singapore.
The Waterfall Ristorante Italiano will kick off the first Wine Festival, which will serve four hidden gems from Gaja’s three wineries in Montalcino, Bolgheri and Barbaresco, as well as a four-course menu. This will be followed by a special lunch and dinner menu at the Origin Grill that highlights the unveiling of the Dom PÃ©rignon RosÃ© Vintage 2006. Other exciting wine pairing menus include ‘Almaviva and Cantonese Classics Wine Dinner “,” Antinori Family Wine Lunch “and” Grower Champagnes Unir “.
On September 11, the 1971 Wine Dinner will be held as a tribute to Shangri-La Singapore and Shang Palace as they both celebrate their 50th anniversary this year. In an event as rare as the wines served, there will be seven 50-year-old 1971 vintage wines from France and Italy, accompanied by Shang Palace’s signature Cantonese cuisine.
The rare wines featured include Misserey et FrÃ©re, the Vosne-RomanÃ©e from Burgundy, which accompanies one of Executive Chef Mok Kit Keung’s signature dishes; Fried boneless chicken wing filled with bird’s nest and fresh crab meat.
A Borgogno, Barolo 1971 from Piedmont, Italy, will be accompanied by a grilled premium Australian Wagyu beef tenderloin. The medium-bodied red wine was deliberately chosen for its ability to accompany meat and its accompaniments of yellow Yunnan mushrooms and black truffle sauce.
Tickets are available now on the Shangri-La Singapore website.