Singapore, 24 November 2016 – The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, a publication of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), is proud to present the G Top 100 Wines 2016, in collaboration with DBS Insignia Visa Infinite, at an awards ceremony held at Sheraton Towers Singapore on 24 November 2016.
This is the seventh year that the Gourmet & Travel magazine by The Peak has put out a definitive and authoritative list of the best of the best 100 wines. These top scoring wines were selected after being blind-tasted by the Gourmet & Travel judging panel. The 11 renowned wine experts included oenologist Edwin Soon, veteran wine connoisseur Tan Kah Hin, and Tan Ying Hsien, the first Singaporean to qualify as Master of Wine.
This year, 31 importer-distributors submitted a wide range of wines from 13 countries including France, Italy, the US, Australia, Germany and Spain, and other top wine regions.
Among the top 100, the judges singled out six outstanding wines that scored a grade as high as 18 points based on a 20-point scoring system. The wines that stood out in their respective categories were:
|Red Wine of The Year||Rudolf Furst, Centgrafenberg Pinot Noir 2013||Wein & Vein|
|White Wine of The Year||Dopff Au Moulin, Pinot Gris Reserve 2014||Aether Wines & Spirits|
|Vintage Champagne of The Year||G.H.Mumm, Cordon Rouge 2006||Pernod Ricard Singapore|
|Sweet Wine of The Year||Jorge Ordonez & Co, No.3 Vinas Viejas 2008||Sensus Wine Studio|
|Fortified Wine of The Year (New World)||Olsen Wines, The Old Bailey 1998||Hockhua Wines|
|Fortified Wine of The Year (Old World)||Quinta Do Noval, Colheita 2000||The Straits Wine Company|
In the recent Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2016, The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel received the prestigious accolade of Food Media of the Year. It has received this award for three consecutive years. It also received Best in Design (Bronze) at the Asian Media Awards 2016.
The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel is priced at S$12.00 and is available at leading Singapore bookstores like Kinokuniya, Times, MPH and Times Newslink. Digital editions are available via App Store and Google Play.
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