ALBA 1836, the award-winning Wine Bar and Restaurant nestled in quaint Duxton Hill, provides the ideal oasis for wine aficionados and busy professionals to unwind and seek respite from the hustle and bustle of city living.
Boasting an impressive floor-to-ceiling wine cellar, ALBA 1836 offers patrons an extensive collection of more than 350 labels from 18 principal Italian regions including distinguished wineries such as Tuscany’s Antinori, Piemonte’s Gaja and Sicily’s Planeta vineyards.From full-bodied reds and crisp whites to the sweetest of bubbles, ALBA 1836 covers a wide selection that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of palates.
A wine-lover himself, Managing Director, Matteo Trabaldo Togna personally travels across Italy in search of prized but lesser-known wines to offer locals a true taste of Italy; constantly curating and refreshing ALBA 1836’s wine collection in order to continually improveand surprise his customers.
Matteo’s impressive collection includes unique boutique wines which he has specially selected and imported for ALBA 1836. Some of the exclusive wines available include the San Leonardo from Italy’s Trentino region whose Director, Luigino Tinelli was just awarded the title of Master of Work of the Italian Republic and who is known as one of the first and foremost producers of Bordeaux-style Cabernet Sauvignon with a limited production. Furthermore, Matteo imports wine from his native region of Piemonte like the Conterno Fantino, one of the top Barolo producers in that region and one that is revered and enjoyed the world-over.
‘’My passion for Italian wine runs deep in my roots. Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to visit some of Italy’s most prestigious vineyards and taste some exquisite wines. It is truly an immense pleasure to bring some of the best of Italy to Singaporean shores and create an unforgettable experience for all to enjoy,’’ said Matteo.
‘’We have been fortunate enough to cultivate lasting relationships with some of Italy’s most renowned wine producers including an exclusive collaboration with Tuscany’s prestigious Tenuta Le Pupille of which ALBA 1836 features their highly acclaimed Supertuscan Saffredi; receiving a perfect score of 100 from wine expert, James Suckling. ALBA 1836 is also the exclusive importer of wines from the highly esteemed winery, Feudi di San Gregorio located in the south of Italy. This includes the Basilisco, Ognisole and Valenti whichoffer excellent quality at competitive prices.’’ He added.
To help patrons further elevate their wine degustation experience, ALBA 1836 offers an impressive selection of more than forty wines by the glass including reds, whites, sweet/dessert and sparkling wines like Prosecco, Brut and Franciacorta. Equally as impressive arethe various price points appealing to both amateur wine enthusiasts and seasoned connoisseurs with prices starting from S$8 per glass.
Whether you’re looking to unwind under the stars or spend an intimate evening inside a romantic inner courtyard, ALBA 1836 promises to whisk you away to the iconic vineyards of Italy, one sip at a time.
ALBA 1836 Wine Bar and Restaurant is located at 28 Duxton Hill. For reservations, please call
(65) 6222-2048 or visit www.ALBA1836.com .