"La Vigne d'Or” which means the Vine of Gold was adopted during Sandy's stay in Burgundy, France also known as Côte d’Or in 2012.
More than a Job
In the wine industry for more than 10 years, Sandy followed her calling and moved to live in 3 French wine regions namely Burgundy, Montpellier (Languedoc Roussillon) and Bordeaux.
Ever the curious and undaunted soul, she harvested grapes and learnt winemaking with Burgundy Domaine Fernard & Laurent Pillot, 1st Growth Bordeaux estate Chateau Margaux, then worked with a Negociant firm on exports to Asia till end of 2014.
Upon her return to Singapore in 2015, she set up the company La Vigne d’Or, having marketing and distribution experiences from her previous employment with local MNC company Auric Pacific Marketing & Fine Wines with record sales revenue of SGD$2.4 million per annum.
Of Passion and Dedication
La Vigne d’Or has delivered to esteemed clients the finest and rare wines from France and other parts of the world like DRC Romanee Conti 1961, Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1959, Henri Jayer Cros Parantoux 1996, ultra- rare Screaming Eagle Blanc, Gaja San Lorenzo 1971 and many more. With our solid network with top wineries and producers in the industry; we work with clients around Asia, leveraging our knowledge and expertise in the wine business to create a link and collaboration between top wineries, producers, merchants and consumers. Collectible, premium and exquisite wines with the infinite pleasures that make up the world of wine is what sets us apart from other merchants, along with professional wine sourcing services, to discerning customers anywhere in the world. La Vigne d’Or is committed to providing wines of the highest possible quality and service to every customer.
A lover of nature and books with an eclectic taste for music, Sandy is passionate to share her experiences, be it seeking out rare wines from old cellars or sharing her knowledge of France like a local. Her raison d’etre is to present the best of the wine world, from a wine lover to another.
She has obtained her UK WSET Advanced certification Level 3 (distinction) ,US CSW (Certified Specialist of Wines) and most recently, French Wine Scholar (FWS)