FREE movie tickets to Films at the Fort

For a limited time only, Paneco customers can redeem a code to receive ONE FREE movie ticket (worth $31.90) with qualifying purchases. Get your picnic blanket ready and cozy up with a nice bottle of wine to see major feature films including Shawshank Redemption, Fighting with My Family, The Talented Mr. Ripley and so much more.

Movies are screened al fresco at Fort Canning from 1 to 18 August 2019. All you need to do is buy any 2 bottles of 750ml Casillero del Diablo products then then do the following:

  • Take note of your order number (it will be sent to you via email)
  • SMS +65.8302.5353 the following information Name <comma> NRIC <comma> Email <comma>Place of Purchase <comma> Number of bottles bought<comma> Receipt Number (e.g., Jing Zhen, S1234567A, jz@email.com, Paneco.com, 2 bottles, R123456789)
  • Wait 1-2 working days to receive coupon code for redemption

Tickets are on a first come first-served basis. Terms and Conditions apply*

HOW TO REDEEM TICKET:

  1. Go to www.filmsatthefort.com.sg/tickets and select film of choice (subject to availability)
  2. Click “Buy Tickets” and follow prompts to check out
  3. Enter coupon code on the check out page. Complete check out.
  4. You will then receive your film ticket via email.
  • Promotion is open to all Singaporean Resident over the age of 18 who are legally allowed to consume alcohol. Not applicable for employees, distributors or partners of the promoter, VCT Group of Wineries Asia Pte Ltd, or their families up to second-grade relatives.
  • This prize is non-exchangeable and not redeemable for cash.

For further Terms and Conditions, please visit: http://bit.ly/CDD-FATF

How is Bourbon different from Scotch Whisky?

Learn about who bourbon is different from scotch whisky

Whisky and whiskey refer to the same alcoholic beverage made from distilled grain and aged in wood. In some circles whisky refers to the drink from anywhere in the world. Whiskey (with an “e”) is typically from Ireland or the United States. The name itself is derived from the Gaelic term uisce beatha meaning “water of life”.

There are a variety of ways to make whisky. Essentially you need water, yeast and malted barley. You can add corn, wheat, oats or rye to make the finished whisky. Depending on the country of origin, percentage of grain and whether the whisky comes from a single distillery will change what the finished product is called.

Bourbon or American Whiskey

According to Maker’s Mark Master Distiller, Greg Davis, Bourbon needs to be produced in America and made from 51 percent corn which is not true for whiskey. Bourbon also needs to be stored in new charred-oak barrels, whereas whiskey barrels do need to be oak but not new or charred. Lastly, the final product needs to be be distilled to no more than 160 proof and entered into the barrel at 125 in order to qualify as bourbon. For other whiskies the liquid must be distilled to no more than 190 proof. David notes that this isn’t just common practice — “it’s actual bourbon law.”

Due to various backyard stills in the USA during the mid-1800s, there was a law passed to protect consumer safety. The Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897 was designed with this in mind and had a side-effect of defining a bourbon by law.

The Act requires the spirit to be the product of one distillation season and one distiller at one distillery. It must be bottled and stored in bonded warehouses under the U.S. government supervision for no less than 4 years.

So, by this definition, all Bourbons are American Whiskies, but not all American Whiskies are bourbons.

What is Scotch Whisky?

By definition, Scotch whisky is also protected by law. The 2009 Scotch Whisky Regulation requires it to be produced in a distillery in Scotland from water and malted barley. It can contain no other additives except for colouring. Scotch can be single grain – coming from one distillery and cereal grain; Single Malt – only contains malted barley; Blended – a combination of grain and malt whiskies.

You can peruse our large assortment of American Whiskies and more on Paneco. Order before 4pm daily and get FREE next day delivery.

Win a FREE Pro Soccer Ball during the World Cup!

World Cup Promo

Paneco celebrates the World Cup

Get into the action of this year’s FOOTBALL FEVER! All you need to do is place an order for over $200 and you will receive a full-size, Paneco.com branded soccer ball. It’s great playing at the park or at the beach.

Special World Cup bundles valued over $250 will also come with a FREE hand pump. These special bundles include the Premium Party Bundle Charlie featuring Hibiki Harmony Master’s Select, Grey Goose vodka and Bombay Sapphire gin. You could also consider the Russia 2018 Bundle with a case of Corona beer, Russian Standard vodka, Glenfiddich single malt whisky and Tanqueray gin.

With so many products to choose from, like premium whiskies, smooth gins or amazing vodkas, you get more for your money at Paneco.com. For a limited time, there are also special EXCLUSIVE world cup promo bundles only available at Paneco.com. Visit today.

How Sidney Frank Revolutionized the Vodka World

What Sidney Frank achieved with Grey Goose is nothing short of genius. He created demand for a premium product and created a category that didn’t exist before.

His pals in the liquor business thought Sidney Frank was crazy when he started importing a German herbal elixir, called Jägermeister, in 1972. The drink was selling about 500 cases a year. But Frank had a plan, revolving around promotion techniques the liquor industry had never seen. He employed a squadron of young women–dubbed Jägerettes–to patrol bars and sell drinks, and he threw parties for high visibility. In the first half of 2005, Sidney Frank Importing sold 2 million cases of Jägermeister.

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Rare Whiskies You Must Consider Investing in: A How-to Guide

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The whisky connoisseur is a breed apart. You know how to enjoy the peat and the oak of a well-aged dram. It takes a unique kind of character to appreciate a spirit that takes years to mature and admire the patience and love that the folks at a distillery possess to get you the malts and blends you’ve come to cherish over time…..READ MORE
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10 best online deals to buy alcohol this festive season

10 best online alcohol deals Singapore

Festive time is when the spirits soar, and to heighten the spirits all around, we suggest – well – you guessed it: spirits of the other kind. Check out these irresistible online offers on alcohol, guaranteed to put you in a state of euphoria.

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The 5 best Diwali dishes you should pair with drinks

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The build up to the New Year begins with one of the world’s grandest festivals in October – Diwali. The celebration of food and friendship in the backdrop of lights and crackers makes for an all-round festive atmosphere that continues well into the wee hours of the morning. Here’s a list of must-try Diwali dishes and the perfect drinks to enhance their flavour, setting the mood for fun and festivities. Continue reading