Estate Wine in Makati Offers A Personalized Wine Experience
Each bottle of wine is like a story in itself. It does not only carry the aroma and taste alone but also the story of its origins, winemakers, and profiles in which can give you an insight on how well it was made and how exquisite the flavors are.
2015 McManis Family Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon (left) and Berry Bros. & Rudd Crémant de Limoux by Antech (right)
Luckily, there are shops in the Metro that will enlighten you about the complexities of wine and will even help you choose the perfect bottle for all occasions—one of them is Estate Wine in Legaspi Village, Makati.
Established in 2016, Estate Wine is a boutique wine shop that offers a wide selection of premium wines from around the globe.
Estate Wine in Legaspi Village
They are known to exclusively carry some of the finest wines and spirits that cannot be found in other shops—from Old World to New World wines and spirits from various regions and countries including France, Italy, the USA, and South Africa.
Unique to Estate Wine is that they are an official and exclusive distributor of Berry Bros. and Rudd, Britain’s oldest wines and spirits merchant.
This label is honored to be a holder of two royal warrants, namely H.M. The Queen from Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H The Prince of Wales from Prince Charles.
Berry Bros. & Rudd Crémant de Limoux by Antech
While the majority of wines they offer are sourced from Europe, Estate Wine also exclusively distributes the DuMOL Russian River Valley Vineyard & Wines and Ridge Vineyard wines, which are both iconic producers from the USA.
Wine pairing is one of the important things to take note of when choosing wine. Estate Wine’s display is curated to aid their customers in choosing the perfect wine for every occasion or cuisine.
Each wine is sorted based on its food pairing
For those who are clueless about wine but are willing to learn its complexity, they also conduct wine tastings and classes in their shop.
The dates for the wine tastings and classes are usually announced through their social media pages, or you may simply subscribe to their newsletter via their website to receive invites.
They provide a room that can be rented for a wine tasting event or a casual wine date with friends with Php 5,000, consumable of wines.
Wine tasting room
“Knowing the wine is very important because wine can be a very complicated drink. We have so many labels and flavors [of wine], so we try to teach our customers so that the wine drinking experience can be enjoyable,” Estate Wine Managing Director Chiho Watanabe said.
Meanwhile, walk-in customers are welcome to drop by their boutique to see and choose their desired wine. If you are having a hard time selecting, Estate Wine will gladly assist you in your hunt for the best bottle.
Berry Bros. & Rudd Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
If you are very particular about the quality of delicate wines and spirits, Estate Wine will not disappoint you as they take very good care of their products.
All their wines are shipped and stored through temperature-controlled container reefers and warehouses. Transport around the Metro is done through an air-conditioned delivery van, keeping the wines at the precise temperature and of the best quality.
How to get here
- Estate Wine is 5 minutes away from Legaspi Active Park and 10 minutes away from Greenbelt 1.
- From Ayala Avenue, turn left after PBCOM ATM – Makati Banking Center towards V.A. Rufino St, then make a left turn onto Salcedo St.
Written by Deneca Ordinanza