4 classy wine bars that will make you feel like a wine connoisseur

4 classy wine bars that will make you feel like a wine connoisseur
February 07 07:29 2017

Whether you’re well-versed in wines or are a wine novice, here are 4 classy wine bars that will make you feel like a total wine connoisseur.

1. Verre Modern Bistro and Wine Bar

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Verre is an elegant and contemporary wine bar offering a delectable range of handpicked wines, particularly ones from France. The bar stocks 750 labels from Bordeaux and Burgundy, as Today reports. And the establishment places its wines front and center –literally– with a glass cellar right in the middle of the restaurant, displaying its wine collection in all its glory.

From sparkling wines like the Guy Charlemagne Brut Classic, to white wines like the Montrachet Grand Cru, to reds like the Malescot Saint Expury, you will feel like there is an endless supply of wines to try at Verre.

Helmed by Chef Masashi Horiuchi, who has served in Michelin-starred restaurants for more than 20 years, Verre aims to explore the synergies between fine wine and cuisine, promising a gastronomic experience that wine-lovers would thoroughly enjoy.

Address: 8 Rodyk St, #01-05/06, 238216
Opening hours:
Mon to Thurs 4pm-12am
Fri & Sat 4pm-1am
Sun 4pm-11pm

2. La Terre

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With a white onyx cellar and a Japanese cedar bar counter, La Terre is a sleek and modern space that is located near Clarke Quay. Accessible yet uncrowded, this classy bar may be situated around Singapore’s most popular nightlife area, but it’s hush-hush enough that it is hidden away from the hustle and bustle.

This wine and whisky bar definitely has more than enough ammunition to get you tipsy. Most of the wine menu at La Terre is made up of old-world wines from France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and even Lebanon and Greece.

Whether you’re looking to sample some classic Bordeaux, try some unique wines from Spanish Priorat, or be delighted by rare picks from Lebanon, this cosy bar is the place to go. They also have bar bites to go along with your drinks, including cheese (a classic, of course) and duck rillettes.

Address: 11 Upper Circular Road #01-01, 058409
Opening hours:
Mon to Sat 6-11pm

3. Napoleon Food & Wine Bar

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Napoleon Food & Wine Bar is the perfect place to go with a group of friends, to sample some premium European wines, and share a cold cut or cheese platter on a Friday night.

Using Enomatic wine dispenser machines, Napoleon Food & Wine Bar lets customers have tasting portions, half a glass or a full glass of wine, whichever you fancy. They also host wine appreciation classes and wine tasting sessions for those who are so inclined.

If you’d like a full meal, they have mains like the Grilled Angus Beef Tenderloin and Smoked Whole Spring Chicken, as well as desserts like Apple Crumble, Lemon Tart Brulee, and artisan gelatos. Bar bites like the Truffle Potato Wedges are pretty addictive too! This is one of the best places to feel like you are in France and given that the oldest person in the world was French, we can testify to the food being great for your health (read more facts about France)

Address: 206 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068641
Opening hours:
Mon to Fri 11.30am- 12am
Sat 6pm-12am

4. Caveau Bar

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Hidden in the heart of Singapore’s famed shopping belt of Orchard Road, Caveau Bar is located along the street of Shaw Centre. Despite it’s location, this wine bar manages to maintain a speakeasy vibe and is relatively underrated.

A coffee joint by day, Caveau turns into a wine bar when the sun goes down. From 5pm onwards, award-winning sommeliers who will tell you all about their selection of fine wines, from white wines like the Louis Moreau to red wines like the Vincent Girardin. And like the previous bar, they have an Enomatic Elite wine dispenser that allows you to choose from 3 different serving volumes of your desired wine.

To go with your glass of wine, order up a classic cheese platter or indulge in bar bites like the grilled octopus with salsa, truffle fries, or the crowd-favourite hot and spicy drumlets.

Address: 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208
Opening hours:
Sun to Thurs 10.30am-11pm
Fri & Sat 10.30am-1am

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