‘Tis the saison: Pasteur Street’s summery HK launch
Vietnamese craft beer brand, Pasteur Street has launched in the beer-loving city of Hong Kong with a public tasting taking place next week.
Uncorked: Stefano Bartolomei
The wine director of Shane Osborn’s Arcane restaurant, Stefano Bartolomei, speaks to dbHK about his beloved Umbria and the wonder of his mother’s home cooking.
DFS Group unveils second venue in Changi Airport
Combining fine wine, whisky and cigars, the DFS Group’s newest retail store in Changi Airport will also host a seven-week long whisky festival from now until September.
July may be one of Hong Kong’s quietest months as everyone escapes the heat for cooler climes, but that hasn’t stopped new restaurants from springing up around the city.
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Sussex winery Kingscote Estate has released its first ever sparkling wine, which it has named Cuvée Christen in homage to its late founder, Christen Monge.
Less than a year after Rök Smokehouse opened in Shoreditch, the second incarnation has opened up the road in Islington. db went to check it out.
Veuve Clicquot’s cellar master, Dominique Demarville, has said that 2016 can still be a good harvest despite the extreme weather the vineyards have endured.
Andre the Giant’s appetite for booze is well known by most wrestling fans, but another voice has piped up offering another insight into just how much alcohol the big Frenchman actually consumed.
Beer sales this year have risen drastically in the second quarter of the year, so much so that they have helped to reverse a decade of decline.
We all like a drink, and sometimes we all overindulge. Celebrities are no different, only problem with that is they get pictured when they’re sailing three sheets to the wind.
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Liv-ex has announced that it has made a number of changes to the Liv-ex 100 index in its annual update, with two Bordeaux labels now being listed for the first time.
A year after Robert Parker’s much anticipated retrospective of the Bordeaux 2005 vintage, which estates have profited the most?
With the only option to keep building ever upwards, Hong Kong has no shortage of vertigo-inducing bars and restaurants to keep city dwellers fed and watered this summer.
Suffolk-based retailer Adnams is upping its focus on its own label wine range, with the addition of a new tier of premium wines this autumn.