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Fine wine as alternative investments has outperformed global equities in volatile times

Fine wine as alternative investments has outperformed global equities in volatile times

Did you know that there is actually an index for fine wine? It is called the Liv-ex Fine Wine index, which tracks the daily price movement of the most heavily traded commodities in the fine wine market. It is the industry leading benchmark, which represents […]

Day in the life of a sales professional at a private equity firm

Day in the life of a sales professional at a private equity firm

Blackstone. KKR. Carlyle. Apollo. EQT. Ares. How many of you dreamed of joining such firms? Most of you would have wondered – what does a sales professional at a private equity firm do anyway? Do they just wine and dine and play golf all day […]

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico 2017: Too young to drink

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico 2017: Too young to drink

Today I’ll be reviewing a bottle of Castello di Ama Chianti Classico 2017 which I bought a few weeks ago in view of the circuit breaker in Singapore. Some background of Castello di Ama Ama is a small village in the Gaiole municipality. Castello di […]

Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015

Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015

Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015: Soft, supple tannins bringing out the elegant finish Spilled a glass of Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015 just before writing this review. Ouch! What a way to start off my Friday night of wine tasting and enjoyment. This […]

Madame Veuve Point Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015

Madame Veuve Point Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015

Madame Veuve Point Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015: A Young, Fruity Pinor Noir I am trying to keep up with my weekly once-a-bottle wine tasting and today I’ll be reviewing a 2015 vintage bottle of Pinot Noir from Madame Veuve Point, who is a female winemaker. […]

Chateau Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2007 review: Fabulous, balanced and smooth wine

Chateau Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2007 review: Fabulous, balanced and smooth wine

Today I’ll be reviewing a bottle of Château Rauzan-Ségla Margaux (Grand Cru Classé) 2007. I have always wanted to try a Bordeaux type of wine and this came to my attention when I saw that Crystal Wines @ Valley Point had offers for it. You […]

Tobia Seleccion de Autor 2016 review: Delicious yet complex, value-for-money Rioja

Tobia Seleccion de Autor 2016 review: Delicious yet complex, value-for-money Rioja

Something that I have been into lately for the past 1.5 years or so is getting into the world of wine tasting and drinking. It all started out with a close school mate of mine who brought me to a wine tasting event and ever […]