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Wine Enthusiast releases ‘America’s 100 best wine restaurants’ 2019

'The list is a selection of restaurants where wine is shared and celebrated and the selection, food, service and atmosphere are all exceptional,' says the editors.

British Airways launches sparkling wine

The wine will be served onboard starting July 1.

World’s best sommelier used to think wine ‘stank’

The world's best sommelier reflects back on his past experiences, even back to a point where he once said wine 'didn't taste nice'.

Tyrion’s tipple: French winemaker creates ‘Dornish Wine’

The people of Vignobles Bardet winery did their research by going through the books which inspired the HBO series.

All you need to know about Bordeaux’s ‘Primeurs’ in 6 questions

The primeurs process allows tasters to get an idea of the vintage's concentration, the tannins, if they are firm or rounded and so forth.

Bucking the crisis, Greek microbreweries bubble to the fore

While small and medium-sized breweries in Greece were destroyed by the 2010 economic crisis, microbreweries survived and continue to thrive.

Wine consumers are drinking less, but drinking better

China is predicted to overtake France by 2020, with a value of US$19.5 billion by 2022.

Distiller Pernod Ricard considers sale of wine division

The world’s second-largest distiller had discussions on a potential sale of its wine division, which has sales of about US$500 million.

Fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker to launch new wines this winter

Sarah Jessica Parker's venture into the wine making business is indeed new venture away from the high end fashion.

‘Diva’ dog left in car honks incessantly until owner emerges

Don't drag your feet if Jenny's waiting in the car - this diva dog doesn't take too kindly to those who take ages getting their errands done.

In Lebanon’s hills, Carlos Ghosn winery presses on

A winery co-founded by detained tycoon Carlos Ghosn presses on with trade, nestled in green hills north of Lebanon's capital Beirut.

Bangkok and Tasmania among top 10 wine getaways 2019

The destinations represent 'the most exciting and comprehensive wine travel experience for savvy travellers.'

Push to ‘denazify’ Austria’s star wine

Zweigelt is the most popular red wine in Austria.

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

Uzbekistan produces around 20 million litres of wine a year, compared to France's more than four billion litres.

Climate change offers sparkling prospects to English winemakers

English sparkling wines are beginning to nibble into the market, but the champagne giants still dominate.

From Biblical to revival: Jordan’s desert winemakers

Two Jordanian families aim to put wine from their desert land on the world viticultural map, reviving an age-old tradition that some suggest has Biblical heritage.

In China’s Himalayas, a wine ‘flying above the clouds’

Moet Hennessy leased the vineyards for 30 years from local farmers in 2012 -- a decade after the municipal government encouraged villagers to switch from growing barley to grapevines.

Of wonderful wines and whiskeys

Here's a roundup of freshly unveiled wines, interesting personalities, and what’s new with Johnnie Walker.

Nod to Nadodi for its refined and exquisite Indian cuisine

Here's to Southern Indian cooking offered in a fine dining setting with exquisite wines and champagnes to pair each dish with.

Lala Mee Hoon: Hearty, herbal broth infused with Chinese wine

Lai Foong kopitiam in Jalan Tun H S Lee serves a hearty bowl of broth with ginger, herbs and spices.

Fine French wine fetches record-smashing US$558,000 at auction

The final price was 17 times the auction house's estimate for the fine French wine.

LVMH wine and spirit estates to open doors to public

In addition to their wine and spirits portfolio, other LVMH sectors include fashion and leather goods such as Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Guerlain, along with perfumes, cosmetics, watches and jewellery.

Good food and great tastes at Grub

Reasonable prices, great ingredients and memorable dishes make a second visit to this restaurant a must.

APW Bangsar: Where dining and work converge

From stylish eateries, to co-working spaces and even a barber shop, APW Bangsar's repurposed printing factory and workshop is the latest cool spot to be at.