Ch'ng Poh Tiong

Ch’ng Poh Tiong, a lawyer by training, is a highly influential and prolific publisher, writer, consultant, lecturer, and wine judge. The Singaporean is recognised internationally as a Bordeaux specialist and posts daily on his website chngpohtiong.com and on Instagram. His contribution to the world of wine includes founding the International Congress of Chinese Cuisine & Wine and acting as Regional Chair of the Decanter World Wine Awards. He is a columnist for The World of Fine Wine magazine, contributes to academieduvinlibrary.com and to Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine Book, as well as publishing '100 Top Chinese Restaurants of the World' in 2019 and 2020. He somehow found time to obtain a postgraduate certificate in Chinese art from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Bordeaux, fruit, and Mother Nature

The 2021 vintage in Bordeaux may have had its challenges, but the conditions also helped bring about what Ch'ng Poh Tiong feels is a necessary, stylistic revision.  Since Nature is a mother, nothing grieves her more than