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April 2015

French Voilah Festival – 4 May 2015

April 19th, 2015|Announcements|

Dear Fellow Commander, The French Embassy have Invited us to be part of the French Voilah Festival, we will hold a historic combined gathering of members from the Chaine des Rotisseurs, Compagnie des Mousquetaires D’Armagnac, Commanderie de Bordeaux, Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne and Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin on 4th May 2015. A selection [...]

30th Annual AGM 2015 – Bordeaux 10 YEARS on 2005 – 22 Apr 2015

April 18th, 2015|Announcements|

Dear friends, On the 22nd April after our AGM we will be proceed to our annual decade retrospective theme dinner. This year we will revisit the much hyped vintage 2005 which when released in summer 2006, prices were among the highest offered at the time. The vintage saw nature giving high quality fruit across appellations [...]

December 2013

June 2012

World Convention of the Commanderies of Bordeaux

June 25th, 2012|Announcements|

World Convention of the Commanderies of Bordeaux. Attached kindly find details of the World Convention of the Commanderies of Bordeaux to be held 25-28th June 2012 in Bordeaux. Please register your interest & reply to Grand Maitre, and he will forward our consolidated registration to Bordeaux. Cut off date is 27/1/12.

April 2012

2012 AGM @ Hilton Hotel

April 24th, 2012|Announcements|

Our AGM will be held at the Hilton Hotel. Details to follow. In the meantime, please see the Notice and last year's minutes.

March 2012

Lascombes Estate Event

March 24th, 2012|Announcements|

The Lascombes estate has its origins in at least the 17th century, when the property was owned by the Durfort de Duras family. At some point before the mid-18th century, the Duras property was divided, one part the origin of Durfort-Vivens, the other destined to become Lascombes. It was acquired by the Lascombes family who [...]

January 2012

December 2011

Last Dinner

December 12th, 2011|Archived Events|

Our last dinner for the year featured representatives from Haut-Bages-Liberal a 5th growth from Pauillac and Durfort-Vivens a 2nd growth from Margaux. Check out the Menu and RSVP.

November 2011

Nicolas Glumineau, the Technical Director of Chateau Montrose will present his estate’s wines

November 8th, 2011|Archived Events|

Someone once said, "The key to success with Montrose, is to tuck away a bottle in the cellar and then simply forget about it. On returning in fifty years you will find a vinous pleasure beyond the comprehension of us were mortals". Chateau Montrose is one of the youngest of all the classified growths of [...]

Lunch with Christopher Salin at Imperial Treasure, Great World City

November 5th, 2011|Archived Events|

We were pleased to host lunch for Christoper Salin, President of Domaines Barons de Rothschild, the owner of Lafite, Evangile, Duhart-Milon and Rieussec. Each of the privileged attendee brought a bottle from the above Chateaus. Lafite from 1975, 1987, 1990, Evangile from 1989, 1990 and 1999, and Rieussec from 1983 were spotted on the tables. [...]

August 2011

Bin’s End Dinner at Ngee Ann City

August 18th, 2011|Archived Events|

It was the time of the year where we dress down, relax and gather for our Bin End Dinner. Richard Lee, our Regent had kindly arranged for us to sup at the penthouse of Ngee Ann Development, Ngee Ann City. The Hilton hotel provided free grub as a token of appreciation for our support through [...]

July 2011

Celebrating Bastille Day with Chateau Pichon Lalande

July 16th, 2011|Archived Events|

Our annual Bastille Day Dinner with His Excellency, Olivier Caron as guest of honour will be held 16th July at the Raffles Grill. We will be serving wines from the great second growth estate, Pichon-Longueville-Comtesse de Lalande. Menu and RSVP. The early history of Pichon-Longueville-Comtesse de Lalande naturally matches that of its twin sibling, Pichon [...]

A Dinner Tasting of Chateau Lafon Rochet

July 12th, 2011|Archived Events|

The origins of Lafon-Rochet date back to the 16th century. The current owners, the Tesseron family from Chanterais were farmers, landlords who specialised in the production, blending and selling of cognac, they purchased the estate in 1959. Guy Tesseron's move to Bordeaux was motivated in part by his marriage to Nicole Cruse, of the Cruse [...]

June 2011

Judgement of Singapore

June 22nd, 2011|Archived Events|

The Judgement of Singapore to be held on 22 Jun 11 at Pamplemousse Bistro + Bar, Blk 7 Dempsey Road. In the spring of 1976, in Paris, Steven Spurrier came up with the idea of doing a comparative blind tasting of unheralded napa cabernets with the top chateaux of bordeaux and, for whites, california chardonnays [...]

March 2011

Stuttgart Chapter Inauguration

March 12th, 2011|Archived Events|

Commanderie de Bordeaux, Singapore congratulates our brothers in Stuttgart in the inauguration of the new chapter on Mar 12, 2011. Please see the attached letter from Hans-Joerg LENZ, Maitre, for some details of the new chapter and his open invitation to visit Stuttgart.

UGC Tasting

March 8th, 2011|Archived Events|

The Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux will be organizing a 2008 Tasting on Tuesday, 8 March from 1430 to 1730 hours. We have arranged for free admission for our members but admission is strictly by registration only, so kindly register with us if you intend to attend. The origin of the Branaire-Ducru vineyards may [...]

Domeine Chevelier Lengue & Levvile Barton Figecc Guirand Dinner (7/3/2011)

March 7th, 2011|Photo Gallery|

February 2011

Dinner with No Menu Paired with 2001 Vintage

February 22nd, 2011|Archived Events|

At our 25th Anniversary Dinner, we managed to raise $31,000/- for the Northlight School. A big thank you to all who contributed wines and those who bid for them. We kick off 2011 with a 2001 vintage dinner. We hope this will be a permanent feature in our society's calender to do an annual 10 [...]

January 2011

December 2010

25th Anniversary 1985 Vintage Dinner Hilton Hotel (2010)

December 10th, 2010|Photo Gallery|

Our society was founded in 1985. We gathered to celebrate the 25th Anniversary with a 1985 vintage dinner. During dinner, we introduced a silent/open auction of Bordeaux wines to raise funds as a contribution to charity/society. We have been advised that the tax deduction is 250%, the contributor will get a receipt based on an [...]

November 2010

Chateau Branaire Ducru Dinner

November 27th, 2010|Archived Events|

The origin of the Branaire-Ducru vineyards may be traced to the 17th century when they were once part of the estate at Chateau Beycheveue. Part of the estate purchased by Jean-Baptiste Braneyre in 1680 became what we know today as Branaire-Ducru. During the creation of the 1855 classification, Branaire-Ducru was ranked as a fourth growth. [...]

October 2010

Chateau Figeac (Members Only) Dinner

October 13th, 2010|Archived Events|

As a tribute to Thierry Manoncourt who died August 27th 2010, the council had put together a dinner featuring some of the best vintages from the sixty plus years he was at the helm of Chateau Figeac. Vintages served were 2000, 1995, 1990, 1986, 1983, 1982, 1964, 1911. Thierry was born in 1917 and took [...]

September 2010

Bins End Dinner (2010)

September 15th, 2010|Archived Events|

Dinner at Pamplemousse and click here for the menu.

July 2010

Bastille Day Dinner (2010)

July 15th, 2010|Archived Events|

Our annual Bastille Day dinner was held at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, with His Excellency Olivier Caron as our Guest of Honour. Click here to view the wines and dishes tasted that day.

June 2010

Simply Bordeaux Singapore 2010

June 9th, 2010|Archived Events|

Dear Bordeaux wine lovers, You are invited to the second Edition of Simply Bordeaux Singapore 23 importers - hundreds of Bordeaux wines - all available for tasting and for sale! Register online! SOPEXA 18 Teck Lim Road Singapore 088390 T: +65 6222 5985 F: +65 6222 5965 Mail: claire.caseris@sopexa.com www.sopexa.com

Ch Ducru Beaucaillou Dinner

June 4th, 2010|Archived Events|

We were pleased to welcome Stephen Lemaitre of Ducru Beaucaillou who will guide us through the fabulous wines of this 2nd growth estate situated in St. Julien. The property has belonged to the Borie family since 1941 and when one speaks of the wines of Ducru we hear the essence of elegance, symmetry, balance, breed, [...]

May 2010

The Quartet of Beychevelle, Guiraud, Kirwan and Latour-Martillac

May 29th, 2010|Archived Events|

We were pleased to host lunch on Saturday 29/5/10 for the Owners/Representatives of Beychevelle, Guiraud, Kirwan and Latour-Martillac. Check out the menu . For more information of the Quartet

April 2010

AGM cum Dinner

April 9th, 2010|Archived Events|

Our Annual General Meeting was held 6.30pm at the Port Room, Harbour Grill - Hilton Hotel. This was followed by dinner with Emmanuel Cruse, Owner of Chateau D'issan who presented six vintages from his estate. Chateau D'issan has considerable history. The Chateau that stands here today was erected in the 17th century. It was classified [...]

January 2010

BYO Dinner

January 5th, 2010|Archived Events|

The dinner featured wines from 1980 to 1999 vintage. Members drew upong their cellars to showcase their wines from this period. Follow the link for the sumptuous Menu cooked by the renowed chef at the Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck Restaurant, and of course "wiped out" by our members and guests.

November 2009

Ch Pontet Canet Dinner

November 13th, 2009|Archived Events|

The Pontet Canet Dinner scheduled for 13/11/09 at the Decanter Room, St. Regis Hotel is postponed as the dinner coincides with a major Regional Forum and access to the hotel will be severely constrained.

Golf Game – a Rematch

November 10th, 2009|Archived Events|

On our visit to Bordeaux in May 09, the St. Emilion Association hosted us to a golf match which ended in a tie. On the morning of 10th Nov, we will have a rematch. For the golfers among us who would like to participate, please contact le Maitre (Kok Leong).

24th Anniversary cum Induction Dinner, with Association of St Emilion Grand Cru

November 9th, 2009|Archived Events|

We are proud to present our 24th Anniversary cum Induction Dinner. The event coincides with the visit by The Grand Cru Association of St. Emilion. We welcome the large delegation from St. Emilion (18 Chateau Owners / Representatives). We are glad to announce that the new French Ambassador to Singapore, HE Olivier Caron will be [...]

October 2009

Bins End Dinner (2009)

October 7th, 2009|Archived Events|

Our annual Bin End Dinner was held Wednesday 7/10/2009 at La Breeza, Level 2, St Regis Hotel. Lots of interesting wines including 94 Aile D'Argent Blanc-Mouton Rothschild, 85 Ygrec-Cheateau Y'quem, 89 Gazin, 89 Leoville Lacases, 90 Rayne-Vigneau, 90 Suduiraut, etc. Check here for the menu.

July 2009

Bastille Day Dinner (2009)

July 13th, 2009|Archived Events|

This Bastille Day Dinner was celebrated with H.E. Pierre Buhler, Ambassador of France and Bernard de Laage de Meux, Director of Chateau Palmer on Monday, 13th July 2009. The venue for this celebratory event was held in the Atlantic Dining Room - Tower Club at the Republic Plaza Tower 1. For more details, please click [...]

June 2009

Joint Chaine des Rotisseurs and Commanderie de Bordeaux Dinner

June 13th, 2009|Archived Events|

This joint event was held at Pan Pacific Hotel in Marina Pacific Rms 1 and 2. Click on menu to view the marriage of good food and wines for that night. The Chaine has cordially invited Commandeurs to view the photos taken by Dr Jen by following the link, or cut and paste it to [...]

May 2009

April 2009

AGM Dinner (2009)

April 29th, 2009|Archived Events|

Our annual AGM was held on 29 Apr 09 at DOMVS Restaurant at Sheraton Towers Hotel. Please click on minutes of the AGM to review the minutes and know who are elected to the new council, and on the menu for the dinner for details of the delectable food and wine for the evening.

March 2009

A Vintners Evening

March 26th, 2009|Archived Events|

Our dinner was with Didier Barbas of Pape Clement and showcasing wines from other Magrez Family vineyards.

January 2009

Dinner with Edouard Miaihe, Owner of Chateau Siran

January 21st, 2009|Archived Events|

The dinner was held at Cassis at 6 Rochester Park. Click on menu to view the delectable food and wines that were served that evening.

December 2008

Chateau Durfort-Vivens Dinner

December 5th, 2008|Archived Events|

What a fitting way to finish the year with a final dinner on 5 Dec with Jerome Heranval, Technical Director of Chateau Durfort-Vivens of Margaux. Jerome presented vintages from 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006 paired with the exquisite cuisine of Crystal Jade Restaurant at Ngee Ann City. As Robert Parker stated , "Durfort-Vivens always merits [...]

23rd Anniversary/Induction Dinner

December 3rd, 2008|Archived Events|

Our ever popular Anniversary/Induction Dinner had always been oversubscribed in the past couple of years and last year’s 23rd anniversary event was no different. Fuelled by good reports by some commandeurs who had dined at the recently opened Folino Restaurant at One Fullerton, we were indeed pleased with the clockwork precision of the restaurant staff. [...]

November 2008

Winemakers Dinner Event

November 7th, 2008|Archived Events|

We had owners/representatives from Chateau Corbin, D'issan and Lagrange (St. Julien) on 7th Nov at Xi Yan Restaurant at 38A Craig Road. Wines served included Corbin 2003/2000, D'issan 2004/1985, Lagrange 1998/1988.

September 2008

Bins End Dinner Event

September 11th, 2008|Archived Events|

Our Bins End was held at Brazil Churrasco at 5 Lock Road, Gillman Village. Please click here for the details.

July 2008

Bastille Day Dinner (2008)

July 15th, 2008|Archived Events|

To celebrate Bastille Day, the French Ambassador HE Mr Pierre Buhler kindly accepted our invitation and graced this occasion. Dinner was prepared by Hilton's Guest Chef, Stephane Gaborieau - one star Michelin chef - at the Harbour Grill on Tuesday, 15th July 2008. We had about 60 attendees for this event. Click here for the [...]

May 2008

Union de Grand Cru Events

May 25th, 2008|Archived Events|

Dinner Tasting of Cru Classes of Graves on 25 May 08. The tasting cum dinner was with the Crus Classes de Graves, featuring the representatives and wines of Chateau Carbonnieux, Domaine de Chevalier, Chateau Smmith Haut Lafitte, Chateau de Fieuzal, Chateau Haut-Bailly and Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere. This was held Sunday 25th May at Park Palace, Grand [...]

April 2008

Territorial Grand Maitres Appointment

April 17th, 2008|Archived Events|

Grand Maitre has in his email highlighted the creation of the territorial Grand Maitres and the appointments of the various Territorial Grand Maitres. For some further background on this, please read the letters from the Grand Maitre of the Grand Conseil du Vin de Bordeaux that mentions the reason for the appointment and the appointees. [...]

AGM Dinner (2008)

April 16th, 2008|Archived Events|

AGM. Venue at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Dinner after the AGM was held at Global Kitchen, Pan Pacific Hotel. Food was jointly cooked by Eric Dequin of the one star Auberge Labarthe from Bosdarros, France and Stephane Carrade of the two star chez Ruffet from Jurancon, France. Click here for the menu. Please follow the [...]

March 2008

Dinner with Hubert de Bouard

March 13th, 2008|Archived Events|

We were drawn back to Keong Saik Road for this vintner dinner with Hubert De Bouard De Laforest of Chateau Angelus, La Fleur De Bouard and Chateau Bellevue. Hubert is now also consultant to Pichon Lalande. Dinner was at Nicolas Le Restaurant, which some of you may recall Nicolas from L'Aigle D'or. The last four [...]

January 2008

1998 Horizontal Tasting Dinner

January 23rd, 2008|Archived Events|

1998 Horizontal Tasting Dinner

November 2007

22nd Anniversary Dinner Four Seasons Hotel (2007)

November 30th, 2007|Photo Gallery|

22nd Annual Induction/Anniversary Dinner

An Evening with Cadet Piola

November 10th, 2007|Archived Events|

Cadet Piola Tasting Dinner

September 2007

July 2007

Bastille Day Dinner (2007)

July 14th, 2007|Photo Gallery|

Bastille Day Dinner (2007)

April 2007

March 2007

Batailley Vertical

March 9th, 2007|Archived Events, Photo Gallery|

Chateau Batailley Vertical Tasting Dinner

November 2006

September 2006

2003 Horizontal Tasting Dinner

September 26th, 2006|Archived Events|

2003 Horizontal Tasting Dinner

July 2006

June 2006

Trip to Bordeaux (2006)

June 18th, 2006|Archived Events|

Bordeaux 2006 Trip

February 2006

Dinner with the Ambassasdor

February 14th, 2006|Archived Events, Photo Gallery|

Dinner hosted by French Ambassador at HE Residence