A Special Whisky Tasting Session at Phoenicia Hotel ahead of #WorldWhiskyDay

With an incredible selection that includes over 400 different whiskies, Phoenicia Hotel is as ready as ever to host the World Whisky Day in Beirut! World Whisky Day is a worldwide celebration of whisky’s heritage, craftsmanship, diversity and kinship. It’s happening this Saturday May 20th, 2017 and Phoenicia has been selected as an official host in Lebanon. In the run-up to WWD, I was invited to a unique tasting session with Makram Salha and Patsy…

Blue Wine in #Lebanon

I've heard months ago about blue wine but I was never tempted to try it. The 11.5% alcohol content wine was produced by a Spanish company by combing red "and white grapes with organic pigments and flavours to produce a sweet, electric-blue wine". I heard recently about a Lebanese winery, Chateau Wadih, producing blue wine as well and I spotted today at Stop & Shop in Adonis a Spanish blue wine called Baronia Blue. Chateau…
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#KeepWalkingLebanon: The Resourceful Don’t Wait

1 month ago
Johnnie Walker revealed its 2017 edition of Keep Walking Lebanon a couple of weeks ago, and is shedding the light this year on the the resourcefulness behind every Lebanese. It’s a reminder that we Lebanese ...
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Almaza vs. Beirut Beer Round 2

3 months ago
I enjoyed Beirut Beer’s take on Almaza the first time but to be honest, it felts like they were just waiting for Valentine’s ad this week to react to it, which doesn’t play in their ...
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Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

3 months ago
As if it’s not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: – ...
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B-Qā by Chateau Marsyas

4 months ago
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 ...
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Kfarman Municipality Trying To Use a 100 Year-Old Law To Ban Alcohol

4 months ago
What is happening in Kfarman (Nabatieh) 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 ...
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209LebaneseWine.com: An Online Marketplace Dedicated to Lebanese Wines

5 months 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

6 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.

7 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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