Sommelier's dream pairing with Thai fare

Jane Thai

#04-30 Orchard Towers, 400 Orchard Road,

Hours: 3pm-1am (Mon), 6pm-3am (Tue-Sun)

THE last place you'd expect to find a bottle of 1991 Chateau Lafite Rothschild is probably tucked in a plastic fridge at the back of a cheap and cheery Thai eatery in Orchard Towers.

But there it sits - a testament to proprietor Joel Low's love of fine tipple.

The 27-year-old former sommelier at Les Amis put his wine career on the backburner when he decided to fully acquire the 14-year-old Thai eatery in January.

"I have always been opening new concepts for people, so I thought, why shouldn't I be doing it for myself?" said Mr Low, who left Les Amis in 2012 to join the Boathouse...

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