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Tuesday 9 February 2016

New York

Pepsi to open cola-based cocktail bar

PepsiCo has announced plans for an experimental bar and restaurant named Kola House that will serve drinks based entirely around its cola brands.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

First ex-cellar Ornellaia at Sotheby’s sale

The first wines from Ornellaia’s Archivio Storico project will go on sale next month at Sotheby’s New York auction.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

French Wine Society rebrands

Global education provider, the French Wine Society has rebranded as the Wine Scholar Guild following the expansion of its education programme to include wines from Italy and Spain.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 No Comments »

HK’s PDT in pictures

HK discovers the dark world of prohibition in this speakeasy pop-up from bartenders Jim Meehan and Jeff Bell of NY’s Please Don’t Tell bar.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Hawksmoor to open in World Trade Center

Popular London steakhouse chain Hawksmoor is to open a site in Tower 3 of the World Trade Center in New York designed by British architect Richard Rogers.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

US start-up offers mail-order wine ‘by the glass’

A US start-up company called Vinebox has launched a “personal sommelier” membership service which provides home delivery of fine wines ‘by the glass’.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Jennifer Lawrence smells like ‘a Cabernet’

Hollywood starlet Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she enjoys red wine so much that she smells “like a Cabernet”.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

NY restaurant creates $100 Cristal doughnut

A New York restaurant has created a gold-encrusted doughnut infused with Cristal Champagne and speckled with 24-carat gold flakes, with a dozen costing US$1,200 (£818).

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 No Comments »

New York’s Leo Robitschek in Shangri La pop-up

Leo Robitschek, bar director of New York’s Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad Hotel Bar swoops in on HK for a cocktail take-over.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Acker Merrall & Condit claims number one spot

New York-based Acker Merrall & Condit is now the largest wine auctioneer in the world, it has claimed, following a record year in which $70 million worth of wine was sold.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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