Wine & Restaurant Experience 2011
What makes a great Wine & Restaurant Experience?
To me, it is the good food and extensive wine list, partnered with a lovely setting.
Those who appreciate fine dining and wining, indulge in Singapore’s maiden and most anticipated event – Wine & Restaurant Experience (WRX) 2011, as this inaugural affair brings together special guest chefs, wine connoisseurs, celebrated restaurateurs and talented sommeliers to promote the latest trends in the world of fine dining.
Starting from 17 November, enjoy a weekend filled with world-class wine tastings, interesting wine seminars and discussions hosted by notable wine personalities offering you a rare insight to the latest in wines. Embark on a sumptuous ten-day epicurean experience that once again aims to further elevate the food and beverage scene in Singapore and its citizens’ appreciation of wine.
Let me try to tempt you with 5 most exciting events from WRX.
1. WRX Launch Soirée
Date: 17 November 2011, Thursday
Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Venue: Maritime Experiential Museum & Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
WRX Launch Soirée is a sparkling event as we feature the industry’s leading champagnes alongside with gastronomic creations by top restaurants in Singapore. Held in the newly-opened Maritime Experiential Museum & Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa, you can enjoy a night of admiring the exhibits of the museum such as the Jewel of Muscat, a gift from the Omani government to Singapore.
Seven partner restaurants will be serving up canapés for the night such as Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, OSO Ristorante, Le Tonkin Restaurant & Lounge, My Humble House, Gattopardo and Yantra; to be paired with bubbly sparkling wines. This kickoff of Wine & Restaurant Experience is an enjoyable occasion for champagne and food pairing, sipping the best bubbly and savoring excellent food with great company.
2. WRX Wine Journey
Date: 26 November 2011, Saturday
Time: 11.00am to 6.00pm
Venue: Grand Corpthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
Price: S$38+ (entrance) S$88+ (package) S$148+ (VIP)
Citibank cardmembers receive 10% off
WRX Wine Journey features more than a 100 fine wine labels from the world’s leading wine-producing regions, 600 guests are expected to congregate at this utmost event. For S$38, have a seat at the wine masterclasses by five distinguished wine experts.
For S$88, on top of the masterclasses, experience the art of wine and food pairing when eight of our participating restaurants will offer a live preparation of their signature dishes and wine lovers will be able to taste the difference in the enjoyment of food and wine pairing in this moveable feast. And for S$148 and for a limited pax of 60 people, guests would be able to take part in the exclusive VIP tasting where six local importers will showcase three of their most sought-after wines.
3. WRX Gourmet Brunch
Date: 27 November 2011, Sunday
Time: 11.00am to 3.00pm
Venue: The Coliseum, Resorts World Sentosa
Price: S$158+ Citibank cardmembers receive 15% off
Enjoy a perfect Sunday brunch specially prepared by nine of Singapore’s leading restaurants:
* Chef Khaled Elelimi, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
* Chef Ken Ling, My Humble House
* Chef Lino Sauro, Gattopardo Italian Grill & Pizzabar
* Chef Diego Chiarini, OSO Ristorante
* Chef Francois Mermilliod, Absinthe
* Chef Chintan Pandya, Yantra
* Chef Chung Yiu Ming, Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Towers
* Chef Luu Duc Duy, Le Tonkin, Restaurant Lounge
* Chef Emilio Zamora, Bilbao Restaurant & Gastrobar
Browse the buffet for signature dishes and round off this indulgent gourmet treat with a great selection of fine international bubbly and wines.
4. Italian White Truffle Delight
Date: 29 November 2011, Tuesday
Time: 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Price: S$688+ Citibank cardmembers receive 10% off
Venue: Gaia Ristorante & Bar
Italy’s most celebrated three-Michelin-starred Chef Luisa Valazza and distinguished winemaker, Pio Boffa, team up for an all authentic Italian night. A group of 50 gourmands will have the chance to enjoy this extraordinary rare culinary treat flown in especially for this event.
5. WRX Gala Dinner
Date: 30 November 2011, Wednesday
Time: 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel,Singapore
Price: S$350+ Citibank cardmembers receive 15% offxs
Enjoy opulent dining at its finest at the magnificent Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore – this black tie affair will be one night to remember.
With dishes specially prepared by Awards Of Excellence recipients, from Asian Cuisine Chef of the Year to S.Pellegrino Chef of the Year, expect to be awed by the unparalleled gastronomy at the Wine & Restaurant Experience gala dinner.
Organised by A La Carte Productions Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd, and supported by Singapore Tourism Board, Wine & Restaurant Experience 2011 is proudly presented by Citibank.
For more information, please visit http://winerestaurantexperience.com