04.02.2012

The Second Annual Master of Spirits Gala Event – Singapore

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On March 31st, The Giant Eyes and I attended the Second Annual Master of Spirits Gala Event at the Grand Hyatt, Singapore. The spirits, wine and champagne event is hosted by DFS Group, and is invitation only to its VIP clients and their guests. Approximately 600 people from Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, India, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Hawaii, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Panama attended the event. Participating brands included Hennessy, Martell, Chabot, Johnnie Walker, Windsor, Royal Salute, Dalmore, The Macallan, Absolut, Dom Perignon, Krug, Château Mouton Rothschild and many more. The lavish party also provided its guests with a free flow of the best spirits and wines I mentioned, and a hors d’oeuvres menu that consisted of fresh oysters, prosciutto, premium Wagyu beef, mini-burgers, gourmet cheeses… just to name a few.

While the Giant Eyes was enjoying his Dom Perignon and Macallan, I was acting like a little spy, taking pictures, asking lots of questions and taking notes – all for our Eat-Everywhere readers! Here are the pictures and notes I gathered! Enjoy!

The Invitation Card

One of the many open bars.

The Macallan open bar, you can drink until you drop but I wouldn’t suggest that.

This Johnny Walker 1910 Commemorative Edition is for sale at $2,940 USD. One of the cheapest at the event.

Dom Perginon Marc Newson Collaboration $4,800 USD, SOLD!

Château Mouton Rothschild $19,000 USD.

Château Petrus 1961 Magnum $86,000 USD.

Château Petrus 1982 Magnum $150,000 USD.

Taste the Royal Salute all you want and don’t forget to get your name engraved on the bottle!


Royal Salute 21 YO and 38 YO.

The Dalmore 1926, and I was told there are only 4 bottles in the world! It’s priced at $240,000 USD.

Johnny Walker Blue Label Private Bar by Porsche Design Studio, only 50 of these bottles are made in the world, “only” $160,000 USD for the set.

Ardbeg Double Barrel $19,760 USD, SOLD!

Macallan Linley Console with rare vintages $127,000 USD, SOLD!

The 1946 Macallan $17,900 USD

Wenjun – Chinese Bai Jiu, not for sale, but there was a visit to Wenjun distillery in Chengdu, China for sale at $5,158 USD.

Penfolds Bin 620 Imperial $27,000 USD, SOLD!

Gaja $2300 USD

Fresh oyster bar and many yummy food are provided.



By the end of the night, I saw only one person who appeared drunk and needed assistance in leaving the room. I am also certain that it was a great night for DFS and the brand ambassadors of these spirits labels, because many of the exhibiting bottles were sold! For me, I managed to not even have one sip of alcohol, as for the Giant Eyes… I don’t have enough fingers to count…

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