Updated: Apr 13
Pre-Coronavirus I was known for going the extra mile for that special bottle of brut. And in this COVID-19 era there is no better way to lift spirits than popping open some champagne over facetime. So if your cellar is not already stocked, we recommend jumping online with the following brokers and importers to find your new favourite farmer fizz.
1. The Wine Journey
Being the official importers of Dhondt Grellet, Coessens, Charles Dufour as well as Benoit Déhu, these guys have a great selection of hard to find cuvees.
They also have a range of Agrapart and a selection of old and rare wines, like for example a full vertical of Krug with editions 161 to 166.
More info here: www.winejourney.com.sg
2. Artisan Cellars
Exclusive importer of some of the sexiest grower champagnes, Artisan Cellars has a selection to impress:
Etienne Calsac (Avize), Ulysse Collin (Congy), Huré Frères (Ludes) Benoît Lahaye (Bouzy) Jacques Lassaigne (Montgueux) Georges Laval (Cumières) David Léclapart (Trépail) Marie-Courtin (Polisot) La Parcelle (Connigis) Ruppert-Leroy (Essoyes) Jean-Marc Sélèque (Pierry), Chartogne-Taillet (Merfy) Ulysse Collin (Congy) and H. Billiot Fils (Ambonnay). They have brought together some of the most respoected rising star of the region and deliver them all to your door.
More information and pricing here
To order contact Valentin Krug at email@example.com
As stated in their name, Terroir sources and curates wines that reflect their unique terroir or showcase the soil, climate and environment they are grown in. They import Gratiot & Cie Champagne, Champagne Lucien Collard, Champagne Pertois-Moriset and the cult bio-energetic Champagne Augustin.
They deliver island-wide and will be doing some special offers during the circuit breaker, including a buy 5 bottle and get one free.
4. The Wine Odyssey
A new player in the market who has been able to secure some of the sexiest grower champagnes and small houses. Their app is your go to for Gosset, Taittinger, Pierre Gerbais and Francis Orban. And *hint, hint*, if you join as a member you get access to their back vintage and rare wines.
5. RAW Wine
Real Authentic wines is the importer to know for natural wines in Singapore. The cool kids of RAW bring in Stroebel, Domaine Collet and Bourgeois-Diaz. And if you ask nicely they may even be able to dust of an older drop from Selosse.
To order, contact Alvin or Ian directly.
6. Vintage Wine Club
Being the official importers of Salon, Delamotte, Jacquesson, Egly Ouriet, Agrapart and Roger Coulon, Vintage wine club has a beautiful selection of cuvees to please the most discening of champagne lovers. Ask them nicely and they may even get you an allocation of back vintage wines or some of the rarer drops hidden away for VIPs.
Aussie start up Vinomofo bring in a selection of respected smaller houses as well as the new kids on the block. Mailly Grand Cru a cooperative range a selection of their cuvées including their 2012 vintage at a very cheap $65 a bottle. Most affordable vintage in town. They also import Brimoncourt which has recently been revived by International Art Dealer Alexandre Cornot, and is now one of the new movers and shakers based in Ay. Their Extra Brut is the pick of the range here.
More info at www.vinomofo.com.sg