Updated: 09 February 2012

(These pages are updated early/end each month with revisions as news breaks - check-in here often)

Our Preferred Wine Related Links on the Web

From Singapore

  • CORNERSTONE WINES is the brand for Singapore's oldest family-owned wine merchant. It is, perhaps, Singapore's largest, too.
  • SEVENOAKS WINES is the premier source of Hunter Valley, Australia wines from just 26 rows of quality vines.
  • CRYSTAL WINES  is the internet version of the retail wine shop at Promenade. Specialist in Bordeaux Classifieds & other high-end popular wines.
  • HAI CHOO WINES & SPIRITS is one of the pioneer local wine distributors in Singapore.
  • AMPELIA SINGAPORE is a bold merchant offering new wave wines from Austria, Germany & Italy, among others.
  • LE VIGNE looks towards Champagnes, Australia & the New World for inspiration.
  • Wineries

    1. MATUA VALLEY WINES, NEW ZEALAND  is a leading producer from the major regions of New Zealand. Their Marlborough wines are under the SHINGLE PEAK label.
    2. CAVALLOTTO Cavallotto Barolois a traditional-styled producer of Barolos with long cellaring potential.
    3. Martinez BujandaBODEGAS MARTINEZ BUJANDA, ALAVA (RIOJA), SPAIN is better known by their brand "CONDE DE VALDEMAR". Modernist winery with respect for tradition has expanded to La Mancha.
    4. La Rioja Alta, HARO (RIOJA), SPAIN & subsidiaries in Alava & Galicia. This is still considered a traditional winery with modern methods in its subsidiaries Baron de Ona (Alava) and Lagar de Fornelos (Rias Baixas, Galicia).

    Wine Information Sites

    1. WINE SPECTATOR is perhaps the second most influential Wine Publication in the USA. This website gives the latest BEFORE the magazine.
    2. WINESTATE magazine is the Australian answer to Wine Spectator.
    3. JAMES HALLIDAY wears many wine hats. He is winery owner/winemaker (Coldstream Hills), wine judge and wine writer. In these pages, he sells his books and gives his opinion about (mainly) newly-released Australian wines & selected wineries.
    4. THE SPANISH PAGE is for those interested in anything & everything Spanish, including their very affordable & sensational wines.
    5. NEW ZEALAND WINES is now the "official" website of the Wine Institute of New Zealand. Everything you'll want to know about New Zealand wines, its wineries & varietals.
    6. GRAPE is a throughly independent source of wine information from South Africa.
    7. LOCAL WINE EVENTS lists wine-related events around the world.
    8. (NZ) WINE of the WEEK website has a very extensive listing of tasting notes plus personality profiles by a wine enthusiast. An excellent non-commercial  resource for those interested in New Zealand wines.
    9. ROBIN GARR's winelovers page is a archive of wine tasting notes for you to compare with yours.
    10. STRAT's PLACE is great with non-commercial information, wine label gallery, wine e-cards, and yes, gardening.
    11. LOCAL WINE EVENTS website offer the wine traveller an opportunity to attend wine events all over the world. WineTasters@HappyVines events are found on the Singapore site.
    12. UC DAVIS is well-known as THE wine university of the USA. Extensive links to other wine sites.
    13. WineSearch Online
    14. NATALIE MACLEAN is an excellent wine writer from Canada with numerous articles on wine-related subjects.
    15. AIR NEW ZEALAND WINE AWARDS the most prestigious wine show for New Zealand wines, each year.
    16. SYDNEY TOP 100s is perhaps the only Wine Show that selects the top Australasian wines matched against food.
    17. The VeryMuchGrape Wine Database is your complete information resource for the Australian and New Zealand Wine Industries.
    18. Central Otago Wine Tours, Queenstown, New Zealand  

      PO Box 130
      New Zealand
      Phone: 64 3 442 0246
      Fax: 64 3 442 0143 

      We operate a specialist Wine Tour company in Central Otago, New Zealand. We cater for individuals and small groups with our daily Boutique and Gourmet Wine Tours. Central Otago is a producer of world-class Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnays. E-mail us or visit our website for booking a tour or further information - www.winetoursnz.com.

    19. CHINA WINES INFORMATION is a consolidation of wine-related news from/on China. Most are translations from the Chinese for English-readers.China Wines Information


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