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Which is the Best Rice Wine in Singapore

Which is the Best Rice Wine in Singapore? Here’s 10 of Them

Rice wine is an alcoholic beverage or cooking ingredient made from rice, and it is popular in many East Asian countries. It is typically around 20% alcohol by volume. There are many different types of rice wine, and each has its own unique flavor. In Singapore, there are three main types of rice wine: Chinese rice wine, Japanese rice wine, and Korean rice wine. So, which is the best rice wine in Singapore? Here’s 10 of them.

Which is the Best Rice Wine in Singapore

#1 – 外婆牌 750 ml Foo Chow Red Rice Wine


Foo Chow Traditional Red Rice Wine for confinement (红糟米酒) / Foo Chow Ang Chow jiu / Foo chow famous traditional food, a recipe handed down from dear grandma.

Brand: Foo Chow Traditional Red Rice Wine

Features: features of the product

  • Red rice wine is famous, especially in confinement for the foo chow community.
  • It also helps in regulating women’s monthly menstrual cycle as it helps to better blood circulation and keep the womb warm.
  • It also helps with digestion and removes winds in joints and the tummy.
  • It helps with removing menstrual pain and monthly cramps.
  • Can cook foo chow mee with red wine, it enhanced the taste of the whole cooking

Specification: product specifications

  • Made in Singapore, with many good reviews
  • Each bottle of red wine is 750 ml. Each bottle of red wine lees is 420 grams.
  • The bottle cap is well sealed for freshness protection.
  • No preservative, no coloring. Keep in the refrigerator can last for 1 year.
  • Freshly made every month

Pricing: $8.50 – $38.00

Where to Find: Link here


#2 – Walmae Makgeolli Korean Rice Wine

Description: Seoul Jangsoo has been dedicated to brewing Makgeolli for over 50 years. Established on February 1, 1962, the Seoul Korean Rice Liquor Brewing Association is the nation’s largest and oldest brewer of the traditional Korean rice liquor, MAKGEOLLI.

There are 7 factories in Seoul, and one factory in Chungcheong-do. They can distribute Makgeolli all over the country. And are exporting to about 30 countries to inform Korea of traditional rice wine. To deliver the best taste of Makgeolli in all four seasons, they have made substantial investments in facilities. And, using low-temperature fermentation and maturing processes, They have remedied particular shortcomings of Makgeolli such as sourness.

Brand: Walmae

Features: features of the product

  • The sediment accumulated at the bottom of the bottle contains healthful ingredients of rice that have anti-cancer effects. Keep cool and shake the bottle to enjoy the great taste of the Makgeolli.
  • As the first carbonated Makgeolli in Korea, It is packaged in heat and pressure-resistant PET bottles of 750ml/1000ml for longer storage. It is developed for export, as it can be stored for a longer time.

Pricing: $13.99

Where to Find: Link here

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#3 – Korean Seoul Rice Wine Makgeolli Original


Seoul Makgeolli Pink is made with 100% natural ingredients. Made with Korea’s finest rice, cleanest water and Seoul Brewery’s proprietary yeast called, Seol Hwa Gok.

Brand: Makgeolli

Features: features of the product

  • Seoul Makgeolli Original is made with 100% natural ingredients.
  • Made with Korea’s finest rice, cleanest water and Seoul Brewery’s proprietary yeast called, Seol Hwa Gok.
  • No additional sweetener
  • No additional fermentation agent

Specification: product specifications

  • Seoul Makgeolli is also enjoyed decanted.
  • Decanting brings out the fruity aromas from rice.
    • Let the bottle stand for a day or two to separate layers
    • Pour clear top layer into a decanter
    • Pour creamy bottom layer to preferred richness

Pricing: $24.71

Where to Find: Link here



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#4 – WooriSool Korean Authentic Rice Wine – Chestnut

Description:This wine is made with the best recipe by combining Korean chestnut sweetly melted with Korean rice and sparking carbonated.

Brand: WooriSool

Features: features of the product

  • 6% Alcohol
  • Rich nutty flavor and aroma
  • Official drink at presidential functions
  •  Tastes great on its own. It can also be paired with hot, spicy food especially when chilled.

Specification: product specifications

  • Country of Origin: South Korea
  • Alcohol %: 6.0%
  • Colour: Clear
  • Oaked: Yes
  • Finishing: Soft
  • Chill item for best taste. Turn the bottle and swirl gently to mix the rice sendiments before serving.
  • Store under room temperatue, at cool dry area.

Pricing: $13.50

Where to Find: Link here


#5 – Wang Zhihe [Yellow Wine] Refined Cooking Rice Wine

Description: Wang Zhi and cooking yellow wine are made of food as raw materials and brewed with wine yarn and alcohol. Its main ingredients are ethanol, but the concentration is very low. Generally, it is 8% -20%. It is very suitable for people now. Due to the improvement of life level and the requirements for wine quality of beverages, it is suitable for drinking from all kinds of people.Wang Zhi and cooking yellow wine drinking methods are a variety. It is suitable for hot drinks in winter. Drinking when hot or heating in hot water will make the yellow wine gentle and supple, and can enjoy the mellow fragrance of yellow wine. The effect of repelling cold and warming up is also better; Summer adding ice cubes or frozen soda to water can not only reduce alcohol accuracy, but also refresh the mouth.

Brand: Wang Zhihe

Features: features of the product

  • Wang Zhihe cooks with moderate yellow alcohol content, rich fragrance, and amino acids. People like to use yellow wine as condiments. When cooking meaty dishes, especially when adding a little lamb and fresh fish, it can not only remove the sunny substances. It can also increase the flavor.

Specification: product specifications

  • Specification: 500ml
  • Ingredients: Yellow wine edible salt food additives (sodium glutamate flavor riboflavinate disodium caramel color)
  • Shelf life: 720 days
  • Place of Origin: Beijing Haixing District
  • Storage conditions: confined room temperature and light-proof

Pricing: $10.50

Where to Find: Link here


#6 – [Yue Hwa] – City Brand 8 Years Shao Xing Rice Wine

Description: This Hua Tiao wine has a mellow and slightly sweet mouth, a clear and sweet body, and an amber color. It is the best match for appetizers, pure drinking or as a cooking seasoning.

Brand: Yue Hwa

Specification: product specifications

  • Net content per bottle: 750 ml.
  • Origin: China
  • You need to be 18 years old & above to buy alcohol.
  • Adult signature will be required upon delivery.

Pricing: $31.00

Where to Find: Link here


#7 – Kano Taiwan Pure Rice Wine (Cooking Wine)

Description: Jianong Winery was established in 2002 and is also the first batch of approved private wineries by the Taiwanese Government. Over the years, based on the principle of health and safety, it selects the freshest local agricultural products to brew wine and vinegar and other products to provide consumers with the best quality guarantee . Long-term brewing technology has created the product quality of Jianong Winery. In 2019, four products including pineapple vinegar, production and sales history rice wine, tree wine and pineapple wine participated in the 2019 International Monde Flavor Appraisal, which won 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze awards.

Brand: Kano Taiwan

Features: features of the product

  • 100% naturally brewed, so its smooth and doesnt smother like factory made rice wine
  • No artificial alcohol added, so you can taste the original taste of Taiwanese rice
  • all natural ingredients, suitable for the entire family
  • improves blood circulation and metabolism, fortifies the blood and body

Specification: product specifications

  • Ingredients: Water, Taiwan Rice
  • Alcohol content: 19%
  • 600ml

Pricing: $20.90

Where to Find: Link here


#8 – Laobanniang Confinement Wines

Description: One of Hakka’s favourite traditional cuisines is their glutinous rice wine. The wine is mellow, sweet and rich in flavour. It has been trusted by many Hakka people throughout the generations. Ideal for soup -based cuisine especially confinement dishes and seafood like lala or steam crab, meat ie chicken, duck and pork either braised, stewed or fried.

Brand: Laobanniang

Features: features of the product

  • Suitable for cooking and drinking. Especially for maternity confinement.
  • Sediment found is caused by fermentation, safe for consumption. Shake well before using.

Specification: product specifications

  • Net weight: 800ml
  • Ingredients: Water, Glutinous Rice, Salt, Sweet Rice Yeast and Inverted Sugar from Rice.
  • Produced in: Singapore

Pricing: $28.00 – $30.00

Where to Find: Link here


#9 – Panda Brand Shuang Jin Rice Wine

Brand: Panda Brand

Specification: product specifications

  • Origin: China
  • Dual Distilled Rice Wine
  • Alcohol: 10 percent.
  • Dietary: Trans-Fat Free
  • Storage: Store in a cool and dry place. Away from direct sunlight

Pricing: $11.80

Where to Find: Link here


Store in a cool and dry place. Away from direct sunlight

#10 – Boxer Rice Wine

Brand: Boxer Brand

Features: features of the product

  • No salt added.
  • Used to season and flavour Chinese dishes
  • Rice wine is also known as sweet wine.
  • It is brewed with glutinous rice
  • Most of the Chinese Han and minority ethnic drink.

Pricing: $13.90

Where to Find: Link here


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