Sip, swirl and savour: that’s what co-owners Bruno Vaillant and Geoffrey Weckx hope you’ll do at 13% Gastro Wine. Their combined 50 years of experience in the wine game lend a hand in their selection of European labels and New World varieties, (shop)housed in a charming unit in Kampong Glam. Wines start from $10 a glass and $36 a bottle, with lists refreshed twice-weekly and new labels brought in every month. Favourites include the 2009 Jurtschitsch Heiligenstein Riesling ($54/bottle) and 2010 Domaine de Piaugier, Reserve de Maude Cotes du Rhone ($69/bottle).
Don't drink on an empty stomach – 13% Gastro Wine serves a menu designed by award-winning chef Geoffrey Weckx and features delicious, gourmet European food with a focus on fresh produce and high-quality homemade dishes. Charcuterie such as rillettes and condiments are made in-house to ensure the most authentic of European flavours.
Its space, complete with an 8-metre mosaic bar, private wine room and cheese counter, is also used for master classes held on most Saturday afternoons. If you’re keen, sign up for the mailing list through its website.
Three outlets, including one at Killiney Rd and Telok Ayer.
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14 Aliwal Street
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