From Fukushima sake to spacey wines, these six drink events in November 2022 are tipped to meet your boozy needs. Hop aboard Japan Rail Cafe as it takes travellers to Fukushima and its high quality sake.
New Zealand winery Cloudy Bay celebrates the 2022 vintage of its influential sauvignon blanc with a new bottle design and free-flow at Open Farm Community’s weekend brunch, while SKAI Bar continues its celebration of rosé wines with a pairing of Ruinart Rosé and a specially crafted pairing dish.
On 10 November, Penfolds is go for launch at their Venture Beyond event at Raffles City highlighting the winery’s progressive winemaking approach, as cognac gets culinary with 11 top restaurants through Perfect Pairing by Martell. At Marina Bay Sands, there’s always a drink for any time and occasion thanks to their Social Hour+ programme.
Here are six drink events happening in Singapore this November:
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Penfolds is going from vineyards to the cosmos at this event marking their progressive house style. Happening at Raffles City, Venture Beyond by Penfolds lets visitors explore their history with an interactive projection wall, and explore their boundary-pushing winemaking techniques through an immersive lunar landscape. While in orbit, savour a wine flight at the bar, strap in for a masterclass, and blast off to tunes from international and local DJs on the weekends, including Mademoiselle Yulia and Darker Than Wax Collective.
10-20 November 2022
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252 North Bridge Road Raffles City Shopping Centre, 179103 google map
SKAI Bar is shining a spotlight on the beauty of rosé wines through Rosé in the SKAI, and this time, the attention is on Ruinart. The campaign explores the diversity and versatility of the pink wine through specially created dishes, which for Ruinart Rosé, is paired with bresaola with espelette, sweet potato, peach, and mimolette. Tipplers can experience how the rich and intensely aromatic rosé champagne matches the meal, and drink in Ruinart’s storied heritage: the house is credited for inventing the rosé champagne style over 250 years ago.
Now till 30 November 2022
À la carte pairing: S$68++
2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882 google map
Now till 30 Nov: Fukushima sake tasting @ Japan Rail Cafe
Japan Rail Cafe aims to dispel the myths of Fukushima with a month-long food fair at Guoco Tower. The festival features top sakes from the third largest prefecture in Japan, which have been available in Singapore since last year. That’s only good news for sake connoisseurs, as the region has some of Japan’s most remarkable breweries. Toyokuni Brewery, for instance, is known for its deep-flavoured styles, and Yamatogawa Shuzouten’s Junmai Dry Yauemon won gold at a recent hot sake contest. Visitors who come down between 2pm and 7pm by 8 November can also taste these sakes for free.
Now till 30 November 2022
Free-tasting event: now till 8 November 2022, 2pm – 7pm daily
5 Wallich St, #01-20 Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883 google map
The Perfect Pairing by Martell event positions cognac as a culinary ingredient by showcasing its use in various cuisines. From now till 18 December, 11 restaurants are serving set menus that uses cognac in different ways, from Martell Cordon Bleu-infused mustard on caviar and scallops at Madame Fan, to a shot in Good Grace’s hee peow soup. Other establishments include Yan’s Dining, Taste Paradise, Corduroy Palace, and the Michelin-starred Table 65. The menus also include pairings of cocktails and various cognac expressions.
Now till 18 December 2022
Prices start from S$198++ per person
Since its inception in 1985, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc has made an impact around the world, and the New Zealand winery is launching its 2022 vintage with a new bottle design. Now with its iconic mountain range emblazoned on the label and embossed on the glass, experience it at Open Farm Community, which is serving free-flow Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2022 at its weekend brunch together with dishes such as curly fries with crab, kale and pumpkin bowl, beer-battered barramundi, smoked salmon sandwich, and single-origin chocolate brownie.
4 November 2022 – 4 April 2023
Saturdays & Sundays, 11am – 3.30pm
S$55++per hour, per pax
130E Minden Rd, Singapore 248819 google map
Ongoing: Social Hour+ @ Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands has a wealth of drinking and dining destinations, and their Social Hour+ makes it even better. Spanning over 20 venues, the programme offers a myriad of drink promotions during any time of the day, including selected cocktails, wine, beers, and bites from S$12++ at Spago, a craft gin flight at Bread Street Kitchen, and dim sum with drinks at Mott 32. Additionally, Social Hour Tuesdays presents half off signature cocktails at venues such as CUT, db Bistro, Koma, LAVO, and Yardbird.
10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956 google map