Whether you’re a wine newbie, a curious aficionado, or a serious connoisseur, this is one wine event you definitely don’t want to miss! Malaysia Wine Fiesta, organised by Straits Wine Company Malaysia, is back again as the country’s best wine tasting experience, and 2019 is going to be jam-packed with wine exploration, learning, and adventure! What’s more, in addition to being a great opportunity for learning about wine, the Wine Fiesta is undeniably just a lot of fun as you immerse yourself in the world of wine, meet and mingle with like-minded people, and enjoy a stunning range of excellent wines. Join the Fiesta for 18 award-winning producers from France, Italy, Spain, Australia, and New Zealand, who will be featuring about 50 unique labels! The three-day event encompasses the Samadhi Carnival (Thursday, 10 October), Winemakers’ Dinner (Friday, 11 October), and the Main Fiesta Day (Saturday, 12 October).
Day 1: Samadhi Carnival | RM140nett (Standard), RM150nett (At The Door)
Proud recipients of multiple awards, Samadhi Retreats works hard to bring their patrons the best of dining, wining, and hospitality through its resorts and many award-winning dining establishments. So, as the Samadhi group celebrates their 20th anniversary this year, Straits Wine Company Malaysia will be doing an exclusive collaboration with them at Tamarind Springs. The carnival, running from 7pm to midnight, will feature over 50 wines to sample and 60+ dishes from the award-winning Samadhi restaurants. What better way to kick off the 2019 Wine Fiesta than a fun-filled evening of food and wine? Tickets are up for sale at Eventbrite.
Day 2: Winemakers’ Dinner | RM368nett (Standard)
This year, the Winemakers’ Dinner will be held at Entier French Dining at Alila Hotel Bangsar, one of KL’s top dining destinations. For one night only, starting from 7:30pm, this is a chance to meet and mingle with the winemakers and taste their signature wines, all while perched on level 41 of the Alila Hotel building. It will definitely be a night to remember as Chef Masashi curates a menu specially for this event. Limited seats are available! To learn more, and to make reservations, visit Entier’s website. It’s not just a great chance to wine and dine with the actual winemakers, the quality of the food and wine ensures terrific value for money, too. Definitely recommended for aficionados!
Day 3: Fiesta Day | RM120nett (Standard), RM150nett (At The Door)
This year, the highly anticipated Fiesta Day will be held at the iconic Rex KL from 3pm to 10pm. Dozens of outstanding wines will be featured at individual stations with separate masterclass sessions for those who are eager to learn more about the world of wine. Additionally, all wines featured for tasting are also available for sale at very special prices on the day itself. Fiesta Day is a fun, convivial, and not-to-be-missed event for wine lovers – or those who simply want to know more about the fascinating world of wine! Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.
Regardless of which days you attend – one, two, or all three – good wines and good times are well-assured. So plan out your schedule, grab your wine-loving friends, and join in the fun for Wine Fiesta Malaysia 2019, brought to you by Straits Wine Company Malaysia.
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