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Wine Tasting at Restaurant Markus, Penang

Once a month on a Monday night Choong and Markus of Restaurant Markus conduct a wine tasting using some of the wines from the vast and diverse cellar of Choong. This is the first one I have been able to get to, and after this great night I am rather looking forward to future events. […]

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Chateau Croizet Bages

2010 Pauillac de Crozier Bages, 13.5% alcohol

Tasted May 2016. Pauillac is the largest city in the Medoc, on the Bordeaux Left Bank, and is home to three of the four original 1855 classification of First Growths, aka Premiere Grand Crus. These were Chateau Latour, Chateau Lafite Rothschild, and Chateau Margaux. Since there were no Right Bank wines named in the 1855 classification, […]

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Vantage Wines Penang

Vantage Wine, Vantage Point Penang

This is a very interesting wine retailer and restaurant in the Vantage Point complex, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, northern part of George Town. It’s not well advertised, or well signed on the ground floor of the Vantage complex, but the search is worth it. Managed by Peter Low, they have an excellent range of wines from all […]

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Wine tasting at That Little Wine Bar Penang

That Little Wine Bar is an unassuming but delightful little place in Jalan Chow Thye in George Town, just off the relentless rush of the main road. Every Thursday evening they have a wine tasting soiree of three wines selected by James the sommelier, accompanied by some lovely nibbles. The blurb said ‘come and join […]

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