As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.
Pinot Noir tastings, the HKTDC fair, hairy crabs and surprise sightings including a footballing super-star – there’s no let up in the Hong Kong calendar.
Cognac Frapin has launched a 25-year old Cognac laid down in 1988 to its portfolio of vintage expressions.
From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.
Bunnahabhain is adding a new limited edition whisky to its range that takes its inspiration from life on Islay during the 19th century.
The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.
A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.
UK-based distiller Stock Spirits has issued a profit warning after a 15% alcohol duty hike in its main market of Poland created a “very tough” trading environment.
Australian wine and Scotch topped the medal table as the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition announced its 2014 results.
“Are too many Cognac houses simply trying to ape the region’s biggest brands, rather than look to what their own terroir can offer?”, asks one category expert.
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