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about-picWine by Chris Urbano direct sources premium, value for money wines from family and boutique producers in Australia. Urbano hand picks wines suited to the Philippines tropical climate and local cuisine, while managing the supply chain from Aussie farm gate to Manila dining plate to guarantee the wines reach the Philippines in the best possible condition.

Chris Urbano is the Tagalog-speaking Australian host of online cooking and lifestyle program Maputing Cooking. A long time food and wine buff, Urbano has now brought his passion to the Philippines as an entrepreneur, seeking to curate amazing wine and dining experiences for Filipinos right here in Manila.

Wine by Chris Urbano commenced trading in June 2014 and provides wine direct to the public through our online wine store! With delivery available anywhere in Metro Manila, it is the ideal provider of wine lovers seeking to grow their wine knowledge (and cellar) in a transparent and unassuming way.

In addition to buying online, Wine by Chris Urbano is available through select restaurant partners where diners can now enjoy an expertly curated wine list with recommendations tailored to specific dishes on the menu in collaboration with the restaurant’s head chef. More restaurants will be added in time as Urbano identifies further partners who share his passion for excellent, authentic and value for money fine dining experiences.

If you’ve been hoping for premium quality, direct sourced, value for money Australian wines, expertly selected for the Manila climate – the wait is finally over. Cheers!