First in Asia: 67 Pall Mall presents the Dictador x Richard Orlinski 5 Decades

Tuesday 24th May 2022

Firmly establishing itself as The Arthouse Spirit, Dictador’s ongoing collaboration with the art world introduces a partnership with renowned best-selling French contemporary artist, Richard Orlinski. Marking the first time that a spirit within the rum category has been wholly encased within an artwork, 67 Pall Mall is proud to be the first venue in Asia to launch the Dictador x Orlinski 5 Decades, heralded as one of the oldest rums blends in the world. Members will be the first among the region to sample this exclusive blend by Dictador Distillery Master, Hernan Parra, finely aged over 5 decades from 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006 casks, representing five decades of the artist’s life and work.

The tasting is hosted by Ken Grier on Tuesday 24th, Creative Director of Dictador who is famed for catapulting Macallan to the tour de force brand it is today. It will be an unforgettable evening where fine art and fine rum converge, featuring a stunning exhibition of Dictador x Orlinski 5 Decades sculptures and a tasting of Dictador’s prized selection of limited release investment-grade rum.

We will taste:

Dictador 12 years
Dictador 20 years
Dictador Capitulo Uno 1996 Sherry Cask
Dictador 2 Masters Niepoort 1971/1974/1978/1980
Dictador 2 Masters Royal Tokaji 1982
Dictador x Orlinski 5 Decades

Australian aristocracy with Andrew Hardy

Thursday 26th May 2022

As a direct descendant of Australian wine pioneer Thomas Hardy, Andrew Hardy is royal blood. This tasting will introduce several of his own range wines among a few other familiar names, showing how the current generation both honours Australian heritage while developing new frontiers in winemaking.

We will taste:

2020 Ox Hardy Blewitt Springs Grenache, McLaren Vale
2018 Ox Hardy Slate Shiraz, McLaren Vale
2016 Ox Hardy Upper Tintara Shiraz, McLaren Vale
2010 Ox Hardy 1891 Ancestor VineShiraz, McLaren Vale 
… plus a few surprises!

Terroir of Thailand with GranMonte winemaker Nikki Lohitnavy

Friday 27th May 2022

Tropical viticulture is a fascinating topic, producing wines that defy expectations. To witness this in the glass, join GranMonte winemaker Nikki Lohitnavy for a tutored tasting of the GranMonte range. Nikki’s experience of winemaking with Quinta de Roriz, Alain Graillot and many others has given her a global understanding of quality viniculture – and these wines are the result.

Join us to discover a new frontier of wine – right on Singapore’s doorstep.

We will taste:

2019 Spring Chenin Blanc, GranMonte
2019 Viognier, GranMonte
2019 Verdelho, GranMonte

2018 Heritage Syrah, GranMonte
2017 Orient Syrah, GranMonte
2019 Asoke Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah, GranMonte

BenRiach single cask tasting with Stewart Buchanan

Tuesday 31st May 2022

While BenRiach’s core range of Speyside single malts typically combine a range of different cask types to bring out different layers of flavour, tonight we will be tasting BenRiach’s single casks, including its Cask Edition which celebrates the diversity of flavours to be found in the distillery’s vastly eclectic cask collection. Cask Editions are selected among thousands of casks, identifying a small handful with the most exceptional taste and character. 

The tasting will be conducted by Stewart Buchanan, also a ‘Keeper of the Quaich’, an honour is given to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to Scotch. Starting off as BenRiach’s stillman to production manager to being one of the faces of the brand, Stewart has seen every aspect of the Distillery. He has painted nearly every wall, stripped down nearly every piece of equipment, fixed the boiler, and tightened nuts, bolts and screws…

We will taste:

BenRiach 20 years 1997 Cask 4437 Batch 15, Marsala Hogshead
BenRiach 22 years 1998 Cask 2803 Batch 17, Pedro Ximénez Puncheon
BenRiach 12 years 2008 Cask 2014 Batch 17, Pedro Ximénez Puncheon (peated)

Villa Maria Estate with Senior Winemaker David Roper

Thursday 2nd June 2022

With a history of 60 years for premium wines and still at the forefront of New Zealand’s wine industry, award-winning Villa Maria Estate started off as a one-man band by George Fistonich. Over the years an extensive portfolio has been accumulated, arguably the most geographically and stylistically diverse in New Zealand. Join us as we taste through some of their most prestigious labels, with particular focus on single-vineyard bottlings.

We will taste:

2020 Earth Garden Marlborough Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2020
2021 Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
2021 Single Vineyard Seaspray Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
2020 Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay
2019 Single Vineyard McDiarmid Hill Gisborne Barrique Fermented Chardonnay
2018 Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Marlborough Pinot Noir
2019 60th Anniversary Single Vineyard Attorney Pinot Noir
2019 Reserve Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay Merlot
2018 Ngakirikiri Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay Cabernet Sauvignon

Supertuscan – new release walkaround tasting

Saturday 11th June 2022

Be the first to taste the newly released and highly anticipated 2019 reds from Tuscany. Some of the region’s best bottles will be open for you try during this walkaround tasting – including classics from OrnellaiaBiserno and Bibi Graetz among others.

We will taste:

2019 Ornellaia
2019 Ornellaia, Le Serre Nuove
2019 Le Pupille, Saffredi
2019 Petrolo, Galatrona
2019 Petrolo, Torrione
2019 Biserno
2019 Biserno, Il Pino
2019 Argentiera
2019 Tolaini, Picconero
2019 Caccia Al Piano, Ruit Hora
2019 Caccia Al Piano
2019 Mazzei Siepi
2019 Bibi Graetz, Colore 
2019 Bibi Graetz, Testamatta

Saturday 11th June
Orchard Room
One hour duration
Timed entry at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm.
Please note that walkaround tasting tickets are valid for the time of entry and for one hour duration only.

For the evening masterclass, featuring back vintages, see below.

Supertuscan masterclass – new releases plus back vintages

Saturday 11th June 2022

In our most ambitious tasting so far, we are presenting six pairs of top Tuscan reds, featuring the new 2019 vintage plus an older bottle. Hosted by our resident Master of Wine Richard Hemming, we will be joined live from Italy (Zoom permitting!) by representatives from the estates, as follows:

Clara Gentile / Elisabetta Geppetti, Fattoria Le Pupille
Luca Sanjust, Petrolo
Niccolò Lenzi, Biserno
Patrick Lachapelle, Ornellaia
Massimo Basile, Argentiera

Join us for the chance to discover the superlative quality of Tuscany’s 2019 vintage while comparing it with a range of older wines to demonstrate various stages of maturity.

We will taste:

2019 Fattoria Le Pupille, Saffredi
2017 Fattoria Le Pupille, Saffredi
2019 Petrolo, Galatrona
2016 Petrolo, Galatrona magnum
2019 Argentiera
2013 Argentiera
2019 Ornellaia
2013 Ornellaia
2019 Biserno
2011 Biserno double magnum
2019 Bibi Graetz, Colore 
2016 Bibi Graetz, Colore 

Château Palmer vertical with CEO Thomas Duroux

Monday 20th June 2022

Château Palmer is one of Margaux’s best-loved estates, and this tasting offers the chance to taste several top-rated vintages in the company of CEO Thomas Duroux. Starting with two vintages of Alter Ego, we will move into a mini-vertical of the Grand Vin throughout the 2000s, including the legendary 2009.

Thomas Duroux has been at the helm of Château Palmer since 2004 and is perfectly placed to reveal the secrets of the château.

We will taste:

2017 Alter Ego de Palmer
2013 Alter Ego de Palmer
2009 Château Palmer
2008 Château Palmer
2005 Château Palmer
2000 Château Palmer

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

5-week course, starting Tuesday 21 June

WSET courses are widely acknowledged as the global standard in wine education. Our Resident Master of Wine Richard Hemming will be taking you through the wide world of wine, covering everything from vine-growing and winemaking, taking in all the major wine styles of the world. Throughout the course, we will taste at least 20 classic examples from our extensive list. For full details on the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, please click here.
This course consists of four sessions of four hours each, plus an examination of one hour. Please note that an additional 11 hours of private study is recommended to pass. The fee covers all wines, course materials, classroom time, examination and certification.

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