InterContinental Singapore plays host to “A Joie De Vivre Pop-Up: Christian Develter Salon!”

Develter x Sautter x Samaroli Limited Edition Whisky and Rum Collection - 2023 Release

CONTENT: Yiew Kai Jie

Partnering up with Curate International, InterContinental Singapore will be hosting A Joie De Vivre Pop-Up: Christian Develter Salon event. Running from Friday, 24th November to Sunday, 17th December, Inspired by old-world Salons and celebrating creativity, the contemporary collaboration brings together renowned international artist, Christian Develter, the luxury spirit brand Samaroli, and leading London Cigar House, Sautter, London.

Internationally renowned artist Christian Develter is known for his radical approach to combine strong colours with bold shapes with a mixture of oils and acrylics. This results in deeply compelling pieces that capture the sense of beauty, individual strength and spirit of his protagonists through careful usage of line, lighting and geometry.

Several noteworthy art pieces include his original large-scale oil on canvas works alongside his limited-edition lithograph series and garments from his latest fashion collection with Tube Gallery, Bangkok. ‘Pakokku Chin’ from Christian’s iconic Chin Series, inspired by the intricately tattooed Chin tribal women located in the North-Western region of Myanmar, and ‘Pierce’, the latest work from Christian’s world acclaimed Cigar Series.

*Note: Christian’s works will be on display at InterContinental Singapore, The Lobby Lounge from 24th November to 17th December. Guests can scan QR codes to purchase pieces online.

The Develter x Samaroli collaboration is the commissioned work of Owner of Sautter, London – the world renowned London Cigar House known for aged and vintage Cuban cigars– who wanted to create something truly unique for true spirit enthusiasts of this world: the limited- edition and highly sought-after Develter x Samaroli x Sautter Series was conceptualised to celebrate Samaroli’s unusual flavour profiles, expressing these through the bold and iconic works of Develter.

Develter x Sautter x Samaroli Collabotion Limited Edition Release

This artistic collaboration is one not to be missed and marks the start of a 3-year collaboration with 4 limited edition releases a year. The collectors’ bottles, each of which only 180 bottles were produced, include:

  • Trinidad Single Origin Rum: a sweet and complex palate with a long finish.
  • Barbados Single Origin Rum: an intense, rich, oily, and sapid Barbados Rum with a long,
    dry, and spicy finale.
  • Blended Malt Scotch Whisky: composed of Linkwood 2008 aged in ex Bourbon Hogshead
    cask and Glentauchers 2008 aged in a new American oak cask.
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky: opulent, bold and tannic, with a slight oiliness and
    a bitter, dry finish.

*Note: 6 sets of the limited-edition bottles will be available to purchase at Level 1, InterContinental Singapore, The Lobby Lounge, until 17th December (while stocks last), and will retail for $2,188++ each.

Curated in line with InterContinental Singapore’s commitment to elevate guest experiences through bespoke initiatives with international partners – guests will be able to take part in two exclusive experiences taking place on the inaugural two evenings.

Christian Develter - Main image to use of Artist

Whisky, Rum, Cigar Masterclasses (S$88+ per person)
(Friday, 24th November 6:00PM to 8:00PM OR 8:30PM to 10:30PM)

Hosted at InterContinental Singapore’s Secret Garden, a duo of exclusive masterclasses will enable participants the opportunity to spend the evening with Samaroli Brand Manager, Daniele Liberati and the Managing Partner and Director of Sales and Development at Sautter, London, Tomasz Sroka. Guests will get to sample drams of the Develter x Sautter x Samaroli Limited Edition Collection, as well as savoring a Sautter x Develter Lancero cigar.

Meet The Artist Dinner (S$228++ per person)
(Saturday, 25th November, 6pm onwards)

Launching The Joie De Vivre in style, Christian will host an exclusive ‘Meet The Artist Dinner’ at LUCE by Davide Giacomelli on Saturday, 25th November. After admiring Christian’s artwork (with a welcome glass of Champagne in hand), guests will take part in a whisky and rum tasting session, led by Samaroli Brand Manager, Daniele Liberati and the Director of Sales and Development at Sautter, London, Tomasz Sroka, before enjoying a 4-course dinner, complete with wine pairing.

“After a hugely successful launch in London, we are delighted to be bringing this truly unique artistic experience to Singapore this November in collaboration with InterContinental. Bringing together the finest of Art, Fashion, Whisky, Rum and Cigars, this interactive event blends The In-The-Know Fabric of Society with A One-Of-A-Kind Salon Experience set in the metropolis of Singapore.” said Alexandra Mytton-Mills – Managing Director of Curate International, London/ Singapore and Agent of Christian Develter.

To make a reservation for the two events, please visit Website 

InterContinental Singapore
80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966

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