B-Qā by Chateau Marsyas

Back when I started the blog around 7 years ago, I admit I wasn’t the biggest fan of Lebanese wines. Now, even though I might not be a true wine connoisseur, I am an avid drinker who’s learning to appreciate good Lebanese wines. I’m especially interested in pairing specific wines with certain events like Christmas dinners, a cheese and wine night, a happy hour, at the beach, near the slopes or just a simple drink…

Kfarman Municipality Trying To Use a 100 Year-Old Law To Ban Alcohol

What is happening in Kfarman and several other Lebanese villages in the South mainly is alarming and dangerous. It's been years now that extremist and some religious groups have been trying to close down shops that sell alcohol. Their argument is that alcohol is “a violation of the shari`a of Islam” and that they should close down. Since they can't do anything legally speaking to shut down these shops, some of them resorted to burning…
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209LebaneseWine.com: An Online Marketplace Dedicated to Lebanese Wines

1 month ago
Lebanese wines have been making headlines all around the world and more and more people are praising the energy and commitment of wine-makers in Lebanon and more importantly the quality of our wines. Back in ...
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Dewar’s Kickass #ScotchEggClub & #LiveTrue Campaign

2 months ago
Dewar’s just kicked off the second edition of their #LiveTrueLebanon campaign. The campaign aims to highlight local creative talents who have transformed their dreams into reality by following their heart and often going against the ...
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Meet Madees Khoury: The only Female Beer Brewer in the Middle East.

3 months ago
Taybeh beer is one of the most popular beers in the Middle East and Madees Khoury, who works as a general manager at the Taybeh Brewing Company, is believed to be only the female beer ...
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Almaza vs. Beirut Beer

5 months ago
So Almaza Beer kicks off a campaign entitled “Almaza, Lebanon’s Beer” or #‎BeeretLebnen‬ and Beirut Beer hits back at them by reminding them that they are part of Heineken (they didn’t name it though). A ...
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Dewars Introducing the Scotch Egg in Lebanon

5 months ago
[Source] Dewars Lebanon has officially launched The Scotch Egg Club a week ago that will take over Garden State on Monday on the 1st of August. I missed out on the launch but I’m eager ...
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Lebanese Wines Marsyas & Bargylus Featured In France’s Le Monde

6 months ago
Karim and Sandro Saadé, the two brothers and owners of Château Marsyas in Lebanon and Domaine de Bargylus in Syria got a special two-page feature in the French daily newspapers Le Monde, one of the ...
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People Try Arak For The First Time

10 months ago
One of the guys was like: “I don’t get the whole water thing. Can you just drink it straight?” After trying it with water: “That totally makes sense now why we had to add water” ...
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Almaza Sending Out Positive Vibes For The Summer Season

1 year ago
I didn’t like the limited edition bottles but I will be having many this summer that’s for sure. On the other hand, I loved the commercial. It’s lively, fresh, happy and full of positive vibes. ...
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