Gourmet & Wine Connoisseurs of Ipoh

“In vino veritas.” —Pliny, Roman naturalist (A.D. 23-79), In wine there is truth

“Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.”—Alexander Fleming

Gourmet and wine connoisseurs of Ipoh united under the flagship of the International Wine and Food Society recently. Our no longer sleepy village, Ipoh, is one of the 136 branches spreading over 33 countries with over 6000 members.

A great evening was had by diverse individuals who share a passion for good food and wine. A magical mix of eclectic and eccentric personalities almost out shone the gourmet wine menu.

“Wine is the intellectual part of a meal while meat is the material.”—Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

An AGM was held wherein the original slate of the committee under the able leadership of President Lee Nyitt Fee and Vice President Ginla Foo was unanimously voted in. Others include Honorary Secretary Doreen Kam, Honorary Treasurer Leong Keng Yuen with committee members comprising Datuk Dr Foong Weng Sum, Dato’ Chan Yew Mun, Chan Nam, Caroline Wong, Leslie Loke, Wong Wei Hong, Andrew Soong and two Honorary Advisers, See Foon Chan-Koppen and Dato’ Richard Small.



Consider membership – inquiries welcome, contact Doreen Kam: or 016 555 9496.

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