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Singapore’s Michelin-starred restaurants 

Singapore’s Michelin-starred restaurants One Star Alma | The Kitchen at Bacchanalia | Béni | Candlenut | Corner House | Crystal Jade Golden Palace | Cut | Forest | Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle | Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle | Jaan | Lei Garden | Osia | Putien (Kitchener Road) | Read More

Hook Coffee X The French Cellar Asia 

Just like gourmet wine, specialty coffee displays distinct and nuanced flavour, character, and quality. So if you appreciate wine, we’re confident you’ll appreciate specialty coffee and our recent collaboration with Hook Coffee! We got together because we have similar missions in mind – to make the finest French wines and the freshest coffees accessible, unitimidating, Read More

INVESTFAIR Singapore 2016 – The French Cellar Asia Official Wine Partner 

INVESTFAIR Singapore 2016 – The French Cellar Asia Official Wine Partner – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting with KOI Cafe staff 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee

What does a 3 Michelin Star rating mean? 

The 3 Michelin Star rating has mystified many.   Nicolas Rebut, The French Cellar sommelier based in France, has 20 years of experience working in 3 Michelin Star restaurants (Le Meurice, Paris – Louis XV Alain Ducasse, Monaco). But what exactly is does a 3 Michelin Star rating mean for a restaurant and how is it Read More

Weekend Wine Tasting events in Singapore 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun… Check out our list of upcoming wine tasting events. Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, The French Cellar events let you discover exclusive French wines. Tasting good French wines, discovering nice pairings, networking, … No need to be an expert to enjoy wine! We wait for you at our next Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting with AIA 

  Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee

Upcoming Wine Tasting Events – The French Cellar (1)

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun… Check out our list of upcoming wine tasting events. Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, The French Cellar events let you discover exclusive French wines. Tasting good French wines, discovering nice pairings, networking, … No need to be an expert to enjoy wine! We wait for you at our next Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting in Hong Kong 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun www.thefrenchcellar.hk   The French Cellar Singapore www.thefrenchcellar.sg The French Cellar China www.thefrenchcellar.cn

“It’s always nice to receive a delivery every month bearing two bottles to surprise you and to learn something new, especially with regards to relatively unknown regions.” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #18 Dr Tan Lay Kok – Dr Tan, what do you think about The French Cellar wine subscription concept? It’s an excellent idea and offers an ideal and affordable way to discover all that French wine has to offer. –  You are subscriber since more than 2 years, how is Read More

How To Remove A Red Wine Stain 

When a red wine stains on your clothes it can really ruin your drinking session. As a result of the red stain, you may become over conscious and pay more attention to the stain than your wine. Knowing how to deal with it can help calm some of your anxiety and turn your attention back Read More

Wine Tips: Six Basic Steps In Tasting Wine 

The easier way to start your wine learning journey: with the very glass of wine in your hand – Wine can seem so complicated when you are starting out. Just the long list of different grape names and wine regions is enough to really confuse you. If you are just starting on your wine journey, Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting with Elusyf 

– Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee

Four rules to know if a wine is good to age 

Not all wines are better when aged: The types of wine, the method of storage and on your own preferences identify when you should open a bottle. Remember that wines have different maturity cycles: they reach their best quality at different period.   The matter of opening or storing a wine bottle is important to Read More

The French Cellar wine tasting in Hong Kong 

The French Cellar wine tasting in Hong Kong (Classified, Starstreet) www.TheFrenchCellar.hk Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun www.TheFrenchCellar.cn www.TheFrenchCellar.sg

Exclusive wine subscription offer for SPH Rewards Members 

Exclusive wine subscription offer for SPH Rewards Members Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee

Modern Singaporean Tapas X French Wine Pairing – The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Saturday 9 July 7pm 

– Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The event will be Saturday 9 July from 7pm to 9pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street) French Wines + Mod-Sin Tapas We will Read More

The French Cellar Corporate Wine Tasting for SGX – Singapore Exchange 

The French Cellar Corporate Wine Tasting for SGX – Singapore Exchange Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Contact us for your Corporate Wine Tasting: http://goo.gl/xy9s7Y Online Form – event_reply – FB CONTACT: 6571 7192 / 8448 5216 – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting in Shanghai 

    The French Cellar Wine Tasting in Shanghai www.TheFrenchCellar.cn Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   For your wine tasting in Shanghai: www.TheFrenchCellar.cn For your wine tasting in Singapore: www.thefrenchcellar.sg/events/ Corporate wine tasting event Contact us

Thai food X French wines – The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Monday 4 July 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Monday 4 July from 7pm to 9pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   French Wines + Thai Food We will taste Read More

Grand Park City Hall, Indulge At Park! – The French Cellar Wine Tasting- Thursday 7 July 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. We will taste 5 beautiful wines, from 5 French regions, enjoy delicious canapes from “Indulge At Park!” Restaurant (Otak with Mantou “Crostini”, smoked salmon with sweet Read More

Wine Terms: Alcohol 

 Alcohol is an important component in wine. Even though the word ‘wine’ has become synonymous with ‘alcohol’, it must be emphasized that alcohol is only one component of wine. The other components are tannins, acidity and sweetness. The existence of a wine’s alcohol can be felt in 2 ways. Firstly, alcohol gives off a warm Read More

“Nicolas Rebut is like the Django Reinhardt or Stevie Wonder of wine” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #17 Jez Tan  – Jez, did you enjoy The French Cellar wine tasting and dinners you recently (and frequently) attended? The French Cellar tastings have always been interesting, engaging, enriching and refreshing! The dinner brings elated wine lovers together to dine, interact and learn. I can’t get enuff of these Read More

Wine myth: Why does my face turn red after drinking alcohol? The “Flush” is no longer a myth. 

“I’m not even tipsy and my face is already red…Why?!” Appearing red sometime after the very first drink that embarrassing situation has a scientific explanation. And it is not drunkenness… Time to bust the myth! The Alcohol Flush Reaction This red face syndrome is actually called the Alcohol Flush Reaction (AFR), commonly referred as the Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Grand Park City Hall, Indulge At Park! – Tuesday 28 june 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. We will taste 5 beautiful wines, from 5 French regions, enjoy delicious canapes from “Indulge At Park!” Restaurant.   We will learn more about wine tasting Read More

SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 

Thank you City Nomads! “We’re sure you’ve heard of subscription boxes that can be delivered straight to your door, containing everything from chocolates and snacks to socks and even care packs for that time of the month (girls, take note!). The trend first saw popularity in the UK and America, but it’s quietly arrived in Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting event with Citibank 

The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 Video and Exclusive Promotion HERE – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Thai food X French wines – Monday 20 June 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The event will be Monday 20 June from 7pm to 9pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   French Wines + Thai Food We will taste 5 Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Sunday 19 June 3pm-5pm – Brizo Restaurant (Park Hotel Clarke Quay) 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Sunday 19 June from 3pm to 5pm at Brizo Restaurant (Park Hotel Clarke Quay)   We will taste 5 beautiful wines, Read More

Wine Myth: The Best Wines Are Made From A Single Grape Variety 

The war of wines: Single variety wines are often thought to be better than wines from a blend of different grapes. Now, for the real truth about single varietal wines. Single varietal wines are largely popular in New World wine countries (America, Australia, etc), whereas wines made from a blend of different grapes are common Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting with JP Morgan 

  The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 Video and Exclusive Promotion HERE – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin Read More

The French Cellar Wine Dinner 

The French Cellar Wine Dinner 15 June 2016 at 13% GastroBar    The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 Video and Exclusive Promotion HERE – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at Read More

Wine Basics: Let’s Talk Malbec 

Malbec grape The Malbec grape is a famous grape grown not just in France but around the world. Notable homes to the Malbec grape include both France and Argentina. The grape itself and the wine it produces has a dark, purple red color. However, how it tastes in the mouth depends on where the grape Read More

“The quality of the wines and tasting events and how the service has helped improve my appreciation of French wines are what drives me to share The French Cellar with my family and friends” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #16 Garion Kong How are The French Cellar Wine Tasting events? I find the tasting events very interesting. Other than learning and picking up tips on appreciating French wine, i also got to meet interesting people from varied backgrounds at the event. The candid interactions and common interest make drinking Read More

“We had a great time .. it was truly an enjoyable event …. learning about French wines and tasting some of the most lovely ones.” 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun! Corporate Wine Tasting event for Eastern Health Alliance “We had a great time .. it was truly an enjoyable event …. learning about French wines and tasting some of the most lovely ones.. Cannot wait for my delivery to come soon .. I am totally a French wine convert.. Read More

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma buys Château Perenne and Château Guerry in Bordeaux 

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma buys Château Perenne in Bordeaux   … and Chateau Guerry – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Read More

Wine Tips: How to Tell If Your Wine is Corked? 

Beware of corked wine! A corked wine does not mean a wine with bits of cork in it. Corked wines are not that easy to spot visually. So how can you tell if your wine is corked? The answer is by tasting and smelling. And it is not in the smell of the cork, but Read More

Nanyang Business School Alumni Wine Tasting Event 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Contact us for your Corporate / Association / Private Wine Tasting Event Email us: contact@thefrenchcellar.sg – Call us: 6571 7192 Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting Event with Singapore Tourism Board 

Corporate Wine Tasting Event with Singapore Tourism Board and SingExprience (June 2016) Contact us for your Corporate / Private Wine Tasting Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun!   Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Contact us for your Corporate / Association / Private Wine Tasting Event Email us: contact@thefrenchcellar.sg – Call us: Read More

NBS Alumni Time-out Thursdays: Oysterfest with French Wine Pairing 

See you tonight Nanyang Business School Alumni Network –   Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Contact us for your Corporate / Association / Private Wine Tasting Event Email us: contact@thefrenchcellar.sg – Call us: 6571 7192   Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out Read More

Wine Faults Aromakit “Le Nez du Vin” 

NEW! Le Nez du Vin, Wine Faults   Wine’s biggest flaws, and their cause. Can they be cured or alleviated? How to tell immediately if a wine is corked, oxidized or shows reduction. The other essential companion to the 54 aroma edition.   More infos on our Aromakits “Le Nez du Vin” available here Join our Read More

The French Cellar Hong Kong – new Managing Director 

The French Cellar Hong Kong   Apolline Martin is appointed Managing Director.   After spending 18 months in Singapore, Seoul and Hong Kong, Apolline Martin, a graduate of ESSEC Business School, decided to settle in Hong Kong. Passionate about wine for years, President of ESSEC Wine Club, a regular visitor to the diverse wine regions of Read More

The French Cellar Wine Dinner will be Wednesday 15 June 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun The French Cellar Wine Tasting @ 13% Gastro Wine 14 June 7pm     Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The French Cellar Wine Dinner will be Wednesday 15 June 7pm at Read More

Wine Terms: AOC, ‘Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée’ 

You want to understand French wines? Here is the secret: know the appellations. To unlock the mystery behind every wine and terroir, the regions and the appellations within every region are the key.   We could give you only one reason for you to know about the different appellations in France: unlike the new world’s wines, Read More

Sparkling Wines Of France 

Every happy celebration calls for a glass of Champagne. The bubbles hit your tongue and you already feel it: party is in the air!   Don’t get fooled by Champagne! Champagne is not the only sparkling wine in France. More than 23 different sparkling wines, including Champagne, are actually produced in France. Don’t miss them Read More

Wine Pairing: Yakitori 

What is true for artists’ collaboration is also true for wine pairing: The cultural mixes often work! So instead of your usual sake why not go for wine with yakitoris? The Yakitoris are those famous grilled skewers of chicken, tofu, meatballs that you delightfully eat on after-work events. Time to know how to pair this Read More

“It is difficult for me to find good quality French wines in Singapore. It is truly a lottery.” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #15 Camille Bouverot –  Camille, which part of France are you from? Which wines are you usually drinking in France? I am from the beautiful city of Paris ! My Family l oves to drink Bordeaux wines (Family roots) but I have a personal preference for wines from the Rhône Read More

The French Cellar Wine Dinner at Comptoir Soori 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun! The French Cellar Wine Dinner at Comptoir Soori     – The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered Read More

Wine Pairing: Singaporean Chicken Rice 

Chicken Rice: an icon of Singaporean cuisine ready to be paired with wine Chicken rice is considered a national dish in Singapore. In fact, Gordon Ramsay visited Singapore to learn how to cook the original Singapore chicken rice from a local hawker. He went head-to-head with the locals but lost on the chicken rice dish Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Italian Thin Crust Pizzas x French Wine pairing – Thursday 2 June 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The event will be Thursday 2 June from 7pm to 9pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street) We will taste 5 beautiful wines from 5 different regions with 6 Read More

Bordeaux Region: The Left Bank 

Gironde estuary – meeting of the rivers Dordogne and Garonne The Bordeaux wine growing region is separated by two rivers – the Dordogne and the the Garonne – which meet to form the Gironde river. The Left Bank of Bordeaux is located southwest of the Gironde and the Garonne. The Left Bank is dominated by gravel soils which hold the sun’s heat Read More

The French Cellar – Prudential Corporate Wine Tasting event 

  The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Contact us! Find out more Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee  

7th CFO Innovation Asia Forum – The French Cellar Wine Tasting 

7th CFO Innovation Asia Forum Contact for your Corporate Wine Tasting. 100% satisfaction guaranteed! contact@thefrenchcellar.sg 6571 7192 – – The French Cellar featured on Channel 8 Join our Next Wine Tasting Event – Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Thai food X French wines – Monday 30 May 7pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Monday 29 May from 7pm to 9pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   French Wines + Thai Food We will Read More

Crazy Wine Auction in Geneva! 

Crazy Wine Auction in Geneva!  , A three-litre jeroboam of 1999 Romanee-Conti sold for 60,000 Swiss francs (60,535 USD)  Better to subscribe to The French Cellar! From $99 per month for 2 exclusive bottles of French wines, handpicked in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier. Delivered at home with our sommelier’s tasting guide! – The Read More

The 5 most famous wine estates in France 

France is the largest wine producer in the world and its ancient wine history started more than 2,500 years ago. Over the years, some estates have become mythical. Here is a short list of 5 estates and wines that all wine lovers dream of tasting once in their life. 1 – Domaine de la Romanee-Conti  Domaine de Read More

“The French Cellar wine tasting events are very different from the normal wine tasting events” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #14 Nathalie Ng – –   How are The French Cellar wine tasting events? The French Cellar wine tasting events are very different from the normal wine tasting events that you get from places like Merchants, or Wine Connection. Tasting at TFC actually has food pairings that go with the various Read More

Wine Region: Bordeaux 

You can always find a picture-perfect chateau in Bordeaux. Bordeaux is probably the most well-known wine region in France. It’s geographical position in France fueled much of its early growth. Bordeaux is essentially connected to the Atlantic Ocean through the Gironde river. Commerce has been pulsing through the veins of the Bordeaux port for centuries. Read More

Wine 101: Basics of Wine and Food Pairing 

Pairing wine with food is a very common practice. It has been part of culinary and winemaking tradition for centuries. Some can get overly fanatical about getting the perfect pairing of wine and food. If you are just getting into wine, this may intimidate you. However, there is really no point in getting too hung Read More

The French Cellar soon on Channel NewsAsia 

Stay tuned! – – The French Cellar wine subscription concept featured on Channel 8 Exclusive CHANNEL 8 promotion available here -– Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with Read More

Wine Terms: The Finish 

Here’s something worth considering: Focus on the lingering sensation in your mouth the next time you swallow your wine. That is known as the finish of the wine. It is the final impression that you get from the tasting process. There are a few things that wine professionals focus on when evaluating the finish. When just starting Read More

The French Cellar Wine Dinner 

The French Cellar Wine Dinner @ Comptoir Soori 31 May 7pm   Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The French Cellar Wine Dinner will be Tuesday 31 May 7pm at Comptoir Read More

What’s the Difference Between Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot? 

 Cabernet Sauvignon grapes Both are popular grapes that are mainly grown in Bordeaux. However, they are unique to each other and have their own set of qualities. As we shall see, these opposing qualities make them perfect for blending together to achieve balance. For Bordeaux red wines, you’ll find that they are mostly made of Read More

Mini-Interview – Dr Chris Yang 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #13 Dr Chris Yang Ph.D, MBA, AFC – Dr Chris Yang is currently a Senior Financial Consultant with a preferred financial services group. Trained as an Artist, a Molecular Biologist, in Economics, and in Strategic & Financial Risk Management, Dr Chris brings an array of his expertise where his clients’ Read More

THE STRAITS TIMES LUCKY DRAW with The French Cellar 

  The winner is… “As one of more than 50,000 entrants in The Straits Times Lucky Draw to reward the newspaper’s print readers, Madam Pauline Tan was surprised to find herself the winner of a four-month three-star Michelin sommelier wine subscription worth $520. The prize entitles Madam Tan and four other winners to two bottles Read More

Wine Pairing: Xiao Long Bao and Wine 

The Xiao Long Bao is a favourite Chinese food in Singapore. It has fragrant skin on the outside and rich, savory flavors of minced pork filling on the inside. Because the pork meat’s juice is also wrapped within the skin, biting into the dumpling releases a burst of flavor. Each Xiao Long Bao is special Read More

Wine Tips: What’s a Good Level to Pour Your Wine To? 

It’s essential to know how much to pour into each glass.   It would be easy to keep a mental reference point on a glass if all glasses were of the same shape and size. But alas, nowadays glasses come different shapes and sizes. A standard pour is about 10-12 centiliters.  That itself is hard Read More

“Subscription Services That All Singaporeans Deserve” 

“Subscription Services That All Singaporeans Deserve” By SETHLUI.com “Passionate about wine or simply seeking to impress your guests at a dinner party? Either way, The French Cellar has got you covered with a monthly wine subscription service of two bottles of fine French wine and their 3-star Michelin sommelier’s tasting and pairing guide. This subscription Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting Lunch – Thursday 19 May 12:30pm – Comptoir Soori 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The lunch will be Thursday 19 May from 12:30pm to 2pm at Comptoir Soori (2 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088380) We will taste 4 beautiful wines, from Read More

Wine Terms: What does the term ‘First Growth’ mean? 

The French Cellar wine subscription concept featured on Channel 8 Exclusive CHANNEL 8 promotion available here –   Have you been at a wine gathering where you heard the term ‘First Growth’ thrown around? This term applies to wines in the Medoc and Graves region in France. The meaning of First Growth is not taken literally Read More

“Now my mother will ask me what is there from the French Cellar and cooks based on the month’s selection.” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #12 Jessica Wang Sing Yee –  Jessica, you subscribed to our Vineyard Gems offer more than 2 years ago, in February 2014…. You tasted more than 50 different wines, what do you think of our sommelier’s selections? Simply awesome, I started with almost zero knowledge about wine but the wine Read More

What ‘Organic’ Wines Really mean 

Go natural and choose organic wines. The term ‘Organic’ has been gaining popularity in the food world. It has been used by food producers to signal that the food is healthier to eat. But what does the term ‘organic’ mean when applied to wine? There are 2 phases to making wine: first growing the grapes Read More

What are ‘wine legs’? 

What are ‘wine legs’? There  are a lot of  misconceptions about wine legs. Wine legs are the streaks of water that form on the side of your wine glass. Many associate wine legs with the quality of a wine. They believe that a wine is a high quality one if there are many wine legs Read More

“It’s like a monthly surprise present to ourselves” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #11 Benjamin Liang –  You subscribed to our Vineyard Gems offer 18 months ago, how is your French wine journey so far? It’s been really enjoyable. We always look forward to receiving our box for the month, and seeing what we get. It’s like a monthly surprise present to ourselves. Read More

Pamper your Mom – FREE FLOW! 

Give some love to mama this year! Win a 6 pax worth, 2 hours free flow of french wine, oysters, wholesome snacks and boutique flower arrangement for your mum, This may just be best gift in 2016! Join now! #giveaway #ILoveMum Click here – – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – Read More

Can White Champagne Be Made From Red Grapes? 

What? Red grapes making white champagne? It seems counter-intuitive that a winemaker is able to make white champagne from red grapes. Most red wines in France are made from red grapes, and likewise, white wines from white grapes. So can a winemaker produce a white champagne using only red grapes? The answer is yes! To Read More

15,000 Fans on Facebook! Thank you 

Thank you so much! The French Cellar, the largest wine community in Singapore Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun     – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep Read More

The Difference Between Champagne and Prosecco 

Prosecco is often called the champagne of Italy. Both Champagne and prosecco are the main sparkling wines exported around the world from their respective countries, France and Italy. When you go to a wine shop, you’ll find that the price of champagne a few times higher than the price of prosecco (in the same price Read More

The French Cellar on Channel 8 – Money Week 27 April 

The French Cellar Chairman Jackie Lee Choon Yau – Watch the video here – — – Exclusive CHANNEL 8 promotion available here –– Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep Read More

In Which Order Should Wine Be Served? 4 Simple Rules 

Hosting friends for dinner and you still wonder which bottle to open first? Tasting different wines while having a meal is made easy by simple principles. These four wine-tasting rules can make all the difference!   Rule 1: Better, stronger, richer, after: Serve the quality of wines in ascending order. If you want to serve Read More

Lianhe Zaobao Lucky Draw with The French Cellar 

Lianhe Zaobao Lucky Draw with The French Cellar – Click here – Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with Read More

Special Mini-Interview – Maddy Barber – Kiss92 Radio presenter and co-founder of jewellery brand Madly 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #10 Maddy Barber Kiss92 Radio presenter and co-founder of jewellery brand MADLY – – Maddy, do you enjoy drinking wine?   I really enjoy a glass of wine with my food, but I don’t hold my liqueur well so a glass per meal is my max capacity. Special occasions and weekend Read More

Wine Terms: Tannins 

  You may have felt a rough, leathery feeling in your mouth after you swallowed a sip of wine. This feeling may have also left a slightly bitter taste in your mouth, similar to that from drinking over-brewed tea. If you have experienced this, then you’ve likely tasted tannins. The tannins in your wine originate Read More

The French Cellar on Channel 8 27 April 1030pm 

The French Cellar featured on Channel 8     The French Cellar on Channel 8 Channel 8 News – Chinese current affairs program – Money Week 27 April, 1030pm – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles Read More

Delight Mum’s palate this Mother’s day 

  The French Cellar wine subscription makes the perfect Mother‘s Day gift A gift that lasts! Every month, 2 amazing bottles of French wines with our sommelier’s tasting guide to unlock all wine secrets   “By introducing new winemakers every month, Mr Nicolas Rebut ensures that the exclusive selection is not only of the finest Read More

The French Cellar Wine & Cheese Tasting – Wednesday 27 April 7-9pm – Brizo Restaurant (Park Hotel Clark Quay) 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The event will be Wednesday 27 April 7pm to 9pm at Brizo Restaurant (Park Hotel Clarke Quay) We will taste 5 beautiful wines, from 5 French Read More

The French Cellar – Global Financial Consultants co-event 

Contact us for your Corporate Wine Tasting! 100% satisfaction guaranteed! Excellent French wines, Interactive and dynamic session, … contact@thefrenchcellar.sg / 6571 7192 CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, Read More

Why is 75cl the standard wine bottle size? 

We all know that the bottles of wines are 75cl and not 1L.   Crazy beliefs say that 75cl is the exact lung capacity of a glass blower, that it corresponds to the average consumption of wine per meal or that this volume is more convenient for transport… None of that is accurate! The truth Read More

The French Cellar Community – Mini-interview Master Kevin Foong 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #9 Master Kevin Foong  馮維宸 – – Are you a wine enthusiast? a French wine lover? Yes, visited Bordeaux during my 20s and visited some of the wineries and fall in love with some of the wine selection. As a feng shui master, most of my clients are high net-worth Read More

Do The Sulfites In Wine Give You A Headache? 

Many think that sulfites is the thing that gives you the red wine headache.   Have you noticed the phrase ‘contient des sulfites’ (‘contains sulfites’) printed on your wine bottle label? The printing of this phrase was recently made compulsory by wine authorities in Europe. The reason is to alert the small percentage of people who Read More

What is Non-Vintage Champagne? 

Notice that you do not see a vintage year on this label. Did you know that most of the champagnes out there are non-vintage champagnes? This means that the bottle has a blend of champagne from different years. The opposite of this is vintage champagne, where all the champagne in the bottle is made entirely Read More

The French Cellar will be on Channel 8 soon! 

The French Cellar was featured on Channel 8, 27 April 2016 Channel 8 News – Chinese current affairs program – Money Week Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every Read More

The French Cellar Sommelier exclusive wine tasting in Paris 

Exclusive Wine Tasting with winemakers from all over France organized in Paris by Nicolas Rebut, The French Cellar Sommelier ] About Nicolas Rebut After years of delighting three-star Michelin restaurant customers, Nicolas Rebut brings his knowledge to craft the best selection of French wines, along with wine tasting notes and pairing advice. Nicolas Rebut, Chef Sommelier Le Louis XV *** Monaco Le Read More

Wine Tips: How to Open A Wine Bottle Properly 

Ever wondered what’s the proper way to open a wine bottle?   Most people underestimate the importance of achieving a ‘clean’ open. A ‘bad’ open can fracture and break the cork. The danger of this is that bits of it fall into the wine. You will then have to tediously remove the bits. That takes Read More

Who Would Have Thought: A Rot That’s Actually Good for Wine 

Botrytis grapes ‘Bad’ grapes that make good wine. This time it’s different. You don’t throw away grapes with this rot. It is so prized that winemakers purposely look for conditions that allow their wine grapes to be infected by it. We are referring wine made from grapes infected by the fungus ‘Botrytis Cinerea’ (pronounced ‘boh-TRY-tis sin-eh-REH-ah’). Read More

Corporate Wine Tasting – Co-Event The French Cellar & L’Oreal 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Hope you enjoyed our yummilicious French wines! Contact us for your Corporate Wine Tasting Online Form – event_reply – Normal corp page Call us 6571 7192       Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier Read More

“Before The French Cellar, wine discovery was a random affair” 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #8 –  Stefan Lim  CEO noisycrayons – – Before you subscribed to The French Cellar in 2014, how did you choose your wines?   Before The French Cellar, wine discovery was a random affair. It depended on where I was and who I was with. I visited supermarkets and small Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Wine & Cheese – Saturday 9 April 4pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Saturday 9 April from 4pm to 6pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   We will taste 5 beautiful wines, from Read More

How Many Harvests Are There In A Year? 

Harvest season is an important time for a winemaker.   It may seem that there must be a few harvests a year given the number of bottles of wine that gets produced in France. Indeed there’s a big output of wine from France each year, but all this is done through just one harvest for Read More

What gives Rosé wines its color and flavour? 

Rosé wines carry very unique colors and flavors If you’ve always thought Rosé wine was only a woman’s drink, stop right there. During summer time in France, men can drink Rosé as much as women. Just as wearing a pink shirt is fine for a man, drinking a pink wine does not emasculate him. Being able to Read More

The French Cellar seen by a Singaporean scholar 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #7 Timothy Tay   Timothy, we met you during one our wine tastings in January, how was the event? The wine tastings organised by the The French Cellar provided a nice and relaxed setting to hang out with friends and learn more about French wines. It was very good value-for-money, Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting event – blind tasting of wine aromas 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Training our nose with individual wine aromas to find in wines Watch our last wine tasting event video: – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at Read More

Do You Know The Sweetness Levels of Champagne? 

Sweetness level of Champagne   To get enough bubbles in a champagne it has to go through a second fermentation. Winemakers complete the first fermentation in a tank where grape sugars are converted into wine, alcohol, and carbon dioxide. The second fermentation takes place in the bottle where extra sugar is added to create more Read More

The French Cellar featured by SPH Rewards 

The French Cellar featured by SPH Rewards (SPH Loyalty program) Join Singapore’s largest wine community Special deal on Tasting Voyage subscription (exclusively for SPH rewards) Private Access to Renowned Wines and Rare Appellations – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event Find out more – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more – www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Read More

Pierre Thieulin– Mini-Interview #6 

The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #6 Pierre Thieulin A Frenchman in Singapore, Vineyard Gems Member – – Pierre, we met you during one our wine tastings in August 2014, how was the event? When I arrived in Singapore I looked for a wine tasting event to do some networking and to enjoy good wines as it Read More

French Wines & Sushis Tasting event 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Saturday 2 April from 4pm to 6pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street) We will taste 5 beautiful wines from 5 different regions with Read More

What does the year on your wine label actually mean? 

What does ‘vintage’ really mean?   The winemaking process can take months or sometimes years (Champagne) to complete. Don’t be surprised when a bottle takes years before reaching the market. So which year does the one on the label refer to? Across all French wine bottles, it refers to the year the grapes were picked. Read More

What makes Wine Flavors: The 3 Factors 

The Basics: Learn which 3 factors affect the flavors that you taste in your wine   Ever wonder how the flavors in wine originated? If you are just starting out in wine, it’s important to understand why your wine has certain flavors. You may have seen our tasting notes mentioning a wine have certain aromas Read More

Shao Jie Ang – Mini-Interview #5 

 The French Cellar Community Mini-Interview #5 Shao Jie Ang – Before The French Cellar, how did you pick up French wines? I started learning about wines with my universities’ wine societies. In UCL, we had weekly themed tastings that ranged across regions and varietals. I then did my Masters in Stanford University, which had a Read More

The French Cellar in SUNDAY TIMES 

“Food and beverage-related subscription services, where items are delivered to the customer regularly, are continuing to grow.” “One of the earlier entrants into subscription services is The French Cellar, which was launched in 2013. It sells exclusive wines from France selected by sommelier Nicolas Rebut. The French Cellar’s chief executive officer Vincent Morello, 32, says: Read More

The French Cellar Wine Dinner @ Mitzo 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The French Cellar Wine Dinner will be Tuesday 29 March 7pm at Mitzo Restaurant (Grand Park Orchard). – Welcome glass – Deep-fried king prawn wrapped with Read More

French Wines & Oysters made-in-heaven pairings – 31 March 2016 

– Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun –   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines   We will taste 5 beautiful wines from 5 French regions and 5 Oysters from our partner The Oyster Cart, and canapes from Vanilla Cafe   Read More

Why the Founder of HardwareZone invested in The French Cellar – Mini-Interview #2 

The French Cellar mini-interview #2 Jackie Lee Founder, HardwareZone (sold to SPH in 2006) CEO, clickTRUE Group Chairman, The French Cellar Asia  – –  Jackie, how did you hear about The French Cellar? – I first heard about The French Cellar when I ordered a few bottles of wine from UOB Reserve vouchers in November Read More

Wine Terms: Balance 

Balance is the ‘holy grail’ that winemakers and wine experts seek.   One thing’s for sure: All good winemakers strive to achieve balance in their wines. Wine experts often rate wine well or poorly depending on its balance. But have you ever wondered what exactly does the term ‘balanced’ mean? A balanced wine is one Read More

Four things to know about the cork 

You can produce the best wine but if you don’t have the right cork to seal it, it’s a pure waste. The cork is essential for the conservation of the wine. It is from ancient Greece In ancient Greece, cork was already used to seal wine amphora. Set aside and forgotten during the middle age Read More

How to Clean a Wine Glass 

Cleaning a wine glass can be tricky.   The state of your wine glass can affect your enjoyment of a wine. A dirty glass may not only look bad, it can also affect the taste of your wine. And because of their shape, wine glasses are not easy to clean. So, how can you clean Read More

Huishan Lim & Scott Poh – Mini-Interview #4 

Mini-Interview #4   – Huishan Lim & Scott Poh The French Cellar Members since 2014 – –  Huishan, why did you subscribe to The French Cellar?  I like good surprises and I like wine – having 2 good wines delivered to me on a monthly basis, delivering unexpected finds, is right up my alley. The wines Read More

Local wine expert interview – Mini-Interview #3 

Mini-Interview #3  – Zhe Loon LOU Graduated from Institute Paul Bocuse, France Certified Specialist of Wine French Wine Scholar WSET Level 3 – – -Why did you subscribe to The French Cellar?    I subscribed to The French Cellar in 2014 for a few reasons. – Vineyard Gems subscription package is very affordable. – It’s Read More

EDB Future Ready Singapore “The subscription model” 

(…) Unique offerings seem to be a cornerstone of this business model, with products that have a high level of differentiation – such as premium products or carefully curated selections – seeing success in Asia. The French Cellar, which started out in Singapore in 2013, has since expanded into Hong Kong and Shanghai. The company Read More

Fresh Japanese Seafood x French Wine Pairing – Saturday 12 March 4pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Saturday 12 March from 4pm to 6pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   This week we get fresh seafood direct from Read More

The French Cellar & SMU Wine Appreciation Club 

SMU Wine Appreciation Club French wine tasting with The French Cellar @ Singapore Management University Looking for a French wine tasting event? Contact us 6571 7192   – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your Read More

Award Winning French Wine Scholar chooses The French Cellar – Mini-Interview #1 

The French Cellar mini-interview #1 Victor Koo Sommelier Certified Specialist in Wine French Wine Scholar – – Victor, when and why did you subscribe to The French Cellar?  I joined TFC in November 2013. Having 2 bottles of wine delivered to your house every month is one way to stock up the wine fridge which seems Read More

Wine Tips: How to Open a Bottle of Champagne (with Style) 

Champagne is one of the most classy drinks in the world today. It is frequently consumed at parties and celebrations. However, not everyone knows the right way of opening a champagne bottle. We’ve seen some pretty messy stuff. For instance, opening the bottle in a way that lets the cork fly out uncontrollably, or in Read More

The French Cellar Wine Appreciation Event at WOOBAR, W Hotel, Sentosa Cove 

Join our next events – CORPORATE WINE APPRECIATION EVENTS Find out more www.TheFrenchCellar.sg Your Sommelier at Home Two nice bottles of French wines delivered at your doorstep every month with our sommelier’s tasting guide. 3-star Michelin sommelier selection, 100% quality guarantee

Wine Tips: Service Temperature (1)

The right serving temperature is essential to get the best out of your wine Question: What’s the best temperature to enjoy my wine? To enjoy your wine at its best, the serving temperature is highly essential. Too cold, and the wine becomes “closed” and not expressive at all. Too warm, and the alcohol sensation will Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Wine & Cheese – Sunday 6 March 4pm 

– Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun –   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines. The event will be Sunday 6 March from 4pm to 6pm at Three Bistro (6 Raffles Blvd) We will taste 5 beautiful wines from Read More

Wine Voyage @ Woobar – Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting in Sentosa’s Hotel W 

Wine Voyage @ Woobar Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting in Sentosa’s Hotel WSip & Enjoy 5 beautiful red, white and rose wines from different French regions, accompanied with a selection of French cheeses.A unique wine discovery journey crafted by The French Cellar’s 3-star Michelin sommelier Nicolas Rebut, and hosted by The French Cellar’s Founders. The Read More

Corporate Wine Appreciation event co-organized with French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore 

Corporate Wine Appreciation event co-organized with French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore 20 HR Managers from 20 companies discovering French wines from Burgundy, Corsica, Rhone and Bordeaux (sparkling, white, red and rosé!) Contact us for your Corporate Wine Tasting www.thefrenchcellar.sg/corporate-tasting contact@thefrenchcellar.sg – 6571 7192 Contact us for your Corporate Wine Tasting www.thefrenchcellar.sg/corporate-tasting contact@thefrenchcellar.sg – 6571 Read More

The French Cellar featured in French Chamber Commerce of Singapore 

  Thank you French Chamber Commerce of Singapore featuring The French Cellar   “Pioneering New Ways of Consuming Wine”   #FOCUSMagazine #FCCS #TheFrenchCellar

Greatest value for money wines in Singapore, here is the proof! 

Our commitment… Never a bad bottle Great value for money wines at your doorstep with our sommelier’s tasting and pairing guide One of our Member sent us this picture taken at Cold Storage Holland Village (14 Feb) Champagne Bollinger at Cold Storage $131   Champagne Bollinger at The French Cellar $99 regular price = 25% cheaper Read More

Win the Ultimate Digital Lifestyle Giveaway 2016 

< Digital Lifestyle Giveaway 2016 > Congratulations to Janelle Lye 3 months of exclusive French wines with our sommelier’s tasting guide delivered to your doorstep for free! A gift that lasts! ‪#‎VineyardGems‬ ‪#‎winesubscription‬ Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun – One lucky winner gets.. 3 MONTHS THE FRENCH CELLAR SUBSCRIPTION OF FRENCH WINE WORTH Read More

French Wines & Oysters made-in-heaven pairings – 25 February 2016 

Bonjour,   We have prepared a special event for you: French wines and Oysters pairings.   We will taste 5 beautiful wines from our “Vineyard Gems“, from 5 French regions and 5 Oysters from The Oyster Cart ! Our exclusive wines are selected in France by Nicolas Rebut, our 3-star Michelin sommelier.     The event will Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Wine & Cheese – Saturday 20 February 4pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Saturday 20 February from 4pm to 6pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   We will taste 5 beautiful wines from Read More

“BEST MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION BOXES” 

Thanks NUYOU for featuring The French Cellar! “BEST MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION BOXES”   Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun Every month at your doorstep, discover and enjoy two top quality wines with our sommelier’s tasting guide

The French Cellar Wine Appreciation Event at Camellia Yingcha 

West meet East with The French Cellar and Private Chinese Club – Camellia Yingcha. We had the pleasure of hosting Ms. Laurence Beau – Deputy Head of Mission of French Embassy Singapore among our VVIP guests list.   Contact us for your Corporate Wine Appreciation events Contact us by email contact@thefrenchcellar.sg or call us 6571 Read More

The French Cellar Wine Tasting – Wine & Cheese – Saturday 30 January 4pm 

Making French wine accessible, unintimidating and fun   Selected in France by our 3-star Michelin sommelier, hosted by The French Cellar founders, our events let you discover exclusive French wines.   The event will be Saturday 30 January from 4pm to 6pm at Vanilla Cafe (Boon Tat Street)   We will taste 5 beautiful wines from Read More

Letting Your Wine ‘Breathe’: The Why and How 

If you drink wine, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the advice: ‘Let your wine breathe.’ But have you thought about what it really means? What they really mean is that you should aerate your wine. In other words, you should exposure it to air, allowing air to react with the surface of the wine. Read More

Wine Terms: En Primeur 

The En Primeur in Bordeaux is one of the most exciting events for wine lovers.   An ‘En Primeur’ is the buying and selling of a new wine in advance to it being released into the open market. New vintages from Bordeaux are always sold En Primeur during the spring time following last year’s harvest. Read More

FEMALE Magazine “This Is What An Awesome Thank You Gift Looks Like” 

  The French wine importer offers a wine subscription service in two formats: One for a fixed length of time over a three, six or 12-month period ($79-$259), or based on a monthly charge for two bottles ($99-$299). Original article available here The French Cellar featured in Media. Articles available here – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event NEW SERVICE Corporate Wine Appreciation Read More

The French Cellar Corporate Wine Appreciation service featured by SPH Rewards 

The French Cellar Corporate Wine Appreciation service featured by SPH Rewards (Singapore Press Holdings loyalty program) Contact us for your next wine appreciation event! A unique event experience to reward and entertain your staff and clients Our offers available here Original article available here The French Cellar featured in Media. Articles available here – Join our Read More

BOATING China magazine – Fish and wine pairings 

Nicolas Rebut, The French Cellar sommelier, giving fish and wine pairing advice. Wine + Food = 3. Yummy! French wines available in Singapore to pair with seafood available here – The French Cellar WineMag: click here to read more articles, terms, tips and pairing advice! – Join our Next Wine Tasting Event NEW SERVICE Corporate Wine Appreciation events. Find out more Read More

What to drink with the “galette des rois” King’s Cake? 

We have spotted a few King’s Cake in French bakeries in Singapore, what wines can be paired with? A bit of history first In the beginning of January, French bakeries are filled with a special cake: la galette. Much more than just a cake, this pastry is a beloved tradition that traces its roots back to Read More

Wine Tips: How to Hold a Wine Glass The Right Way 

Oops… Holding a wine glass the wrong way can be embarrassing. Holding a wine glass correctly is very important. Not only does it have implications for your image, it has practical implications as well. One of the biggest and most common mistakes of holding a wine glass is by the bowl section, as the above Read More

“Boutique wines to impress your friends with” 

Sommelier Nicolas Rebut picks five lesser-known labels that will charm even the most seasoned oenophile It is easy to impress with a bottle of Château Margaux or Château Lafite Rothschild, but to uncork an unforgettable bottle of wine few have discovered is a truly spiritual experience. Here are five to pair with dishes at your next dinner party. Allobroges Cuvée Read More

Wine Terms: Oak 

Some wines have flavors of oak.   Have you tasted flavors of vanilla, spice and smoke in wine before? Oak imparts these flavors into the wine during the winemaking process. It is here that prolonged contact with oak allows it to give its flavors to the wine. How strong the oak flavors are largely depends Read More

5 Reasons Why Wine Bottles Have Punts At The Bottom (but it’s an endless debate anyway) 

Have a close look. It is there but you might have not noticed it yet.   Punt is the name given to the dimple at the bottom of the wine bottles. And there is absolutely no consensus for its origin and use. That’s why the purpose of such indentation is often the cause of debates Read More

Wine Pairing: Duck Confit with Wine 

If you are looking for an indulgent French dish, try the duck confit.  The duck confit is a popular dish in French restaurants. ‘Confit’ is a traditional method of cooking that originated from the South-West of France. In essence, the confit cooking method is slow cooking a certain food in fat. For the duck confit, Read More

Wine Terms: Crémant 

A good value-for-money alternative to champagne.   Crémant (pronounced “cray-mawn”) is a term that’s used often in the world of French wine. It describes a kind of French sparkling wine that’s made in designated areas in France. The term was originally used in the Champagne region to label less effervescent (or bubbly) champagnes. Since 1985, the Read More

The French Cellar in The Edge! 

“Off The Beaten Track. The French Cellar and sommelier Nicolas Rebut want to show wine drinkers in the city-state that French wines is more than just Bordeaux”

Nicolas Rebut, sommelier of The French Cellar, in Sunday Times 

  Sniffing out good wine Eunice Quek, Sunday Times French sommelier Nicolas Rebut was trained by his granddad to recognize wine aromas before he was old enough to drink it.  It is not any commercial wine that gets delivered to subscribers. By introducing eight new winemakers to the list every month, Mr Rebut ensures that exclusive Read More