100 wines honoured by The Peak's gourmet and travel magazine

SINGAPORE - The Peak Selections: Gourmet and Travel has released its list of the best 100 wines selected by a judging panel in a blind taste test.

The Peak, a publication of SPH Magazines, presented its 2014 G Top 100 Wines at an awards ceremony held today at The White Rabbit.

The magazine's quarterly publication reports on the finest gourmet offerings in Singapore and around the world.

This is the fifth year it 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.