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TOP 100 WINES HONOURED BY THE PEAK’S GOURMET & TRAVEL MAGAZINE

A definitive list of the finest tasting wines will be unveiled at awards event

Singapore, 29 October 2014 – The Peak Selections: Gourmet and Travel, a publication of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), is proud to present its 2014 G Top 100 Wines at an awards ceremony today at The White Rabbit. 

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, reports on the finest gourmet offerings in Singapore and around the world. Readers of this quarterly-released publication have highly discerning palates and have no qualms jet-setting globally in pursuit of the best cuisines and the most exclusive travel experiences the world has to offer. 

This is the fifth year The Peak’s Gourmet and Travel magazine has put out a definitive list of the best of the best 100 wines. These top scoring wines were selected after being blind tasted by a judging panel that comprised 13 of Singapore’s most renowned wine experts, such as oenologist Edwin Soon, veteran wine connoisseur Tan Kah Hin and Daniel Chia, an established authority and commentator on wine. 

In addition to the top 100, the judges singled out 18 as panellists’ picks, in which the wines scored a grade as high as 18 points based on a 20-point scoring system. Three other wines also stood out in their respective categories and were named: 

Red Wine of the Year: Marchesi Di Barolo,Barolo ‘Cannubi’ DOCG 2008 (Indoguna)

White Wine of the Year: Van Volxem, ‘Alte Reben’, Riesling 2012 (Wein & Vin)

Sweet Wine of the Year: Shaw Vineyard Estate, Premium Botrytis Semillon 2008 (World Wine Vault)

The full list of the G Top 100 Wines, together with tasting notes for each wine, can be found in the latest issue of The Peak Selections: Gourmet and Travel, which was released at the awards event. 

Mr Sylvester Ng, project editor of The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel, said: “Every year since 2010, the G Top 100 Wines has successfully singled out the best of the best wines in the market and it has become the definitive and authoritative go-to list for wine enthusiasts.”  

In the recent Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2014, The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel received the prestigious accolade of Food Media of the Year.

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel is priced at S$18.00 and available at leading Singapore bookstores like Kinokuniya, Times, MPH, and Times Newslink. Digital editions are available via App Store and google play. 


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For more information, please contact:

Kelly See 
Marketing
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
DID: 6319-6187
E-mail: 
skelly@sph.com.sg

Adrian Cheong
Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
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E-mail :cheongcy@sph.com.sg

About The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel is a quarterly magazine that follows the success of The Peak Selections: Timepieces and The Peak Selections: Domain. The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel is a stylish and authoritative guide for high net-worth individuals with discerning palates. Offering a global outlook with insider and expert knowledge, it provides dining and travel information, insights and recommendations. It reaches a high-powered audience comprising The Peak’s subscribers and an exclusive database of affluent female readers. 

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel won the award for Food Media of the Year at MPAS Awards 2014 and at the International Creative Media Awards (ICMA) 2013, won excellence awards in the categories of Cover design, Photography and Alternative Story-telling by the International Editorial-Design & Research Forum based in Germany. Judges included industry specialists from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland and Germany. In early 2013, the magazine was also awarded Merit Award for Best use of Photography/ Illustration in Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS). The Awards recognise the best magazine publishing efforts and professionals in Singapore.

About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raise the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as 
herworldPLUS.comHardwareZone.com and Luxury-Insider.com have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print. 

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

Visit 
www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.