Located in Terminal 2, this Wines and Spirits Duplex spanning 2 floors at 15,520 sq ft is inspired by the heritage of craftsmanship in the wine, spirits and tobacco worlds and introduces three new in-store concepts to DFS – the Wine Reserve, the Cigar Room and the Whiskey House.
The Wine Reserve features over 350 products from the world’s top wineries from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Australia, USA, Italy, New Zealand and Portugal. For the curious and connoisseurs alike, the Wine Reserve is the perfect place for discovery with tastings from the Enomatic machine featuring 12 different wines.
The Whiskey House
For the whiskey lover, DFS’ Wines and Spirits Duplex offers a world of choices with 179 single malts, 68 blended Scotch whiskies, 30 American whiskies as well as leading Japanese whiskies Yamazaki, Hibiki and Suntory Chita and Kavalan from Taiwan. The upper level of the duplex, introduces the all new Whiskey House concept, an intuitive and experiential whiskey shopping experience where guests can enjoy complimentary tastings of over 100 different whiskies from across the globe. Based on flavor profiles, the Whiskey House’s staff will design individual sampling experiences for guests to demystify the selection process and make choosing your favorite whiskey a simpler, more engaging and refreshing experience.
House of Hennessy
House of Hennessy offers travelers a premium boutique environment to fully indulge in Hennessy Savoir Faire. First, a virtual reality adventure brings travelers through the seven chapters of tasting notes of Hennessy XO, complemented with serving and tasting rituals of the iconic Cognac. Travelers will also be able to learn about the creation of the esteemed Hennessy Paradis Imperial, and taste several rare eaux-de-vie that go into the blend. Other rare, limited edition Hennessy Cognacs can also be found at House of Hennessy, such as the Hennessy Edition Particuliere, which is housed in Bacarrat crystal bottles with a special seal handcrafted by Guerlain.
Johnnie Walker House
Changi Airport is one of the few locations worldwide to feature a Johnnie Walker House, which aims to deliver a superior luxury whiskey experience, all whilst sharing about the craftsmanship, heritage and exclusive innovations of the brand. The House Counter is designed to educate and inspire travelers on the pioneering spirit of the brand, with brand ambassadors leading exclusive tastings. A range of rare single malts are featured in limited quantities for collectors to bring home a piece of history, while complimentary bespoke bottle engraving services are available to make the Johnnie Walker experience extra special. Several Johnnie Walker House Exclusives—some developed only for DFS Changi—are also available at this location.
The Dalmore Boutique
The Dalmore Boutique is one of the few locations worldwide to house one full set of The Dalmore Constellation Collection – a selection of 21 Single Malts that is ever becoming more rare as there are today only 14 full sets left worldwide. The space also houses a luxurious presentation of the core product range, limited editions and DFS Exclusives. Customers will be able to see, smell and taste the heart of The Dalmore Single Malt whiskey through the central island table, and learn about intricacies of creating this crafted Single Malt from brand ambassadors.
The Glenfiddich Gallery
The Glenfiddich Gallery provides a full sensory experience for the customer, combining visuals, aromas and tastes. The flavor profiling application and a “blind nose” test aim to match the right products to each discerning individual and guide customers in selecting the right whiskies for themselves or for others. Once a selection is made, the gallery offers an unrivalled level of personalization that is not restricted to premium products, so customers can bring home a personal memory of DFS Changi, or present an intimate, personal gift to someone else.
The Glenlivet Space
The Glenlivet Space transports travelers to Pernod Ricard’s whisky distillery's homes, presenting a holistic journey from the crafting of whisky to its appreciation. Product features and tasting offers rotate every few months in order to continuously offer unique experiences to travelers, such as recreating signature blends for Chivas Regal or Royals Salute using the brand's core malts, sampling from multiple distilleries within the region to understand the birth of Speyside malts, and experimenting how aromas and flavors change when varying amounts of water are added. The Glenlivet Space is also home to a variety of Prestige and highly allocated products, and serves as an ideal venue for future launches of limited edition products and exclusives.
The Macallan Boutique
The Macallan Boutique focuses on consumer engagement and interaction in telling the unique story behind their brand and the importance of cask wood in the brand’s identity. The boutique offers consumers an extensive range of Macallan expressions including products exclusively available in travel retail, along with a feature wall dedicated to ultra-rare editions of The Macallan. The nosing and tasting zone is aptly named “The Whiskey Symphony”, allowing the traveler to experience the aromas and all-natural colors of the single malts. The boutique also offers gifting and personalization services.
The Remy Boutique
The Remy Boutique is a space for travelers to explore and taste the range of Remy Martin Fine Champagne Cognacs, from the core Cellar Master range, to the DFS exclusive XO Touzac Excellence. The exclusives and rarity section introduces its line-up with a special feature and tasting of the limited edition, DFS exclusive Remy Martin Carte Blanche, first made available at DFS Changi. The boutique also features “Remy Martin: A Journey in the Cellars”, a virtual reality experience that recreates the Cellar Master's experience in the making of Remy Martin Cellar No.28. Bespoke Louis XIII experience is also available for customers who purchase from The Remy Boutique.
Presenting a unique, elevated shopping experience at the spectacular new wines and spirits flagship duplex store – the first of its kind in the world – at Terminal 3. Designed by Masamichi Katayama, the award-winning interior designer, the store showcases a full assortment of wines, spirits and tobacco in a visually dramatic store environment and façade inspired by flowing water and undulating shapes.
The store is not only a design showpiece on its own, but the extensive range of product, unique boutiques and special events truly enhance the overall retail experience.
Exclusive experience for loyal customers
DFS' LOYAL T customers can access The Lounge by DFS for an elevated shopping experience. From private viewings to new personal shopping across all product categories of DFS, Changi Airport stores, customers will be treated to a highly personalized level of service.
Expanded assortment of products and brands
At Changi Airport, the assortment of products and brands is one of the largest in the region, over 1,400 products from over 440 spirits, wines and tobacco brands. Prices offered are the region's lowest duty free prices, with savings of up to 70 per cent off city prices.
In the new flagship store, nine brands – Absolut, Dom Pérignon, Glenfiddich, Hendrick's, Hennessy, Johnnie Walker, The Macallan, Martell, and Penfolds – showcase their heritage and finest products within individually-designed boutiques. Passengers can look forward to events with master distillers, blenders and brand ambassadors, and worldwide product launches for these brands at the store.
The travel trunk-inspired Johnnie Walker House is the first in Singapore and South East Asia. To commemorate the opening, the new Johnnie Walker House Willow Art Collection – Singapore, Edition is available exclusively to DFS, Changi Airport. Other rare collections are also available, including the John Walker & Sons Master Blenders Collection, the Johnnie Walker Epic Dates Collection and the Johnnie Walker House Zodiac Collection.
Passengers can embark on a tasting and olfactory journey at the Martell boutique. Interactive touch displays brings to life the stories of unique Martell pieces exhibited within the boutique. Throughout the year, rare selections of Martell Cognacs will be introduced, including DFS exclusives, such as the Martell Premier Voyage and Martell Millésimes and Martell Cordon 300 Year Anniversary.
The Glenfiddich boutique is inspired by the journey of cellar and cask in the creation of its whiskies, offering visitors a literal peek into the home of Glenfiddich through a window showing a video of the Glenfiddich warehouse. Passengers can sample whiskies directly from casks to learn about the importance of wood in whisky aging and flavor. To celebrate this opening, DFS introduces the Glenfiddich Singapore Residence Cask, a rare 1992 vintage, exclusive to DFS, and limited to 186 bottles.