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700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

A new study released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars ... Read More

World’s largest Oktoberfest: Lufthansa flights featuring biggest ‘Trachten’ crew of all time

World’s largest Oktoberfest: Lufthansa flights featuring biggest ‘Trachten’ crew of all time

Just in time for the Oktoberfest in Munich, Lufthansa’s Trachten- crew is getting ready for takeoff. This year, the ... Read More

Top Ten Dining Trends for 2020 announced

Top Ten Dining Trends for 2020 announced

2020 Top Dining Trends report was release today. The report is based on the current and upcoming trends observed ... Read More

Everything in White-and-Blue:  Frankfurt Airport Is Celebrating Oktoberfest

Everything in White-and-Blue: Frankfurt Airport Is Celebrating Oktoberfest

A piece of Bavaria is coming to Frankfurt Airport! This year again, the spirit of Germany’s best-known popular festival ... Read More

New Yorkers Discover French Roses

New Yorkers Discover French Roses

Picture this: It is a late on a summer afternoon; you are relaxing with friends on the terrace of ... Read More

Cognac Begins with Grapes. Apples Become Calvados

Cognac Begins with Grapes. Apples Become Calvados

Not All Grapes Become Wine Have you ever considered an alternative path for grapes; one that leads to something ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Minister: Marking a first for Wine and Food Conference

South Africa Tourism Minister: Marking a first for Wine and Food Conference

For the first time, a national government minister will attend the annual Wine & Food Tourism Conference, when South ... Read More

The Prosecco Selected by Trainer to the Stars and C-suite Executives

The Prosecco Selected by Trainer to the Stars and C-suite Executives

Question: Can you identify the wine that is low in sugar and calories and recommended by Shawn Benson, the ... Read More

Most ‘sobering’ countries for Russian tourists named

Most ‘sobering’ countries for Russian tourists named

The latest study revealed that Russian tourists consume the least amount of alcohol in the UAE, with only 39% ... Read More

The Kosher Gourmet Dine-Drink Adventure

The Kosher Gourmet Dine-Drink Adventure

If there is one event in New York that should not be missed, it is the Kosher Food & ... Read More

Miami foodies and lovers of all things Caribbean rejoice!

Miami foodies and lovers of all things Caribbean rejoice!

All of the flavours of the Caribbean will be on full display and coming to Miami at Caribbean305. Enjoy ... Read More

Dubai will hosts first edition of “Restaurants, Cafés & Lounges” in October

Dubai will hosts first edition of “Restaurants, Cafés & Lounges” in October

The first edition of “Restaurants Cafés & Lounges” Conference and Exhibition will be held on the 7th & 8th ... Read More

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

On 5, 6, 7 and 8 September 2019, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival will once again take over ... Read More

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Located in northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna is a prolific wine region covering more than 136,000 acres under vine (2010). The ... Read More

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

 Travelers visiting the Alamosa area have a new option for a Friday or Saturday night activity: wine, food, history, ... Read More

National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé

National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé

Latitude Beverage, the innovative company behind national wine brands such as 90+ Cellars and Lila Wines, is bringing the ... Read More

Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California

Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California

California has many wine regions, including some of the world's most famous destinations. But hidden among even the high-profile ... Read More

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington's Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the ... Read More

Tasting wines, blind

Tasting wines, blind

Tasting Blind Wine industry professionals (i.e., winemakers, writers, sommeliers, researchers, educators, buyers, sellers, importers, sales managers) have many ways ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions ... Read More

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

The leading Caribbean food and rum event in New York will be rocking under the power of Skinny Fabulous, ... Read More

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

“Wine is an Emotion” James Suckling, the noted wine critic, did not know that wine would become his passion ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja ... Read More

MSC Cruises partners with Martha Stewart

MSC Cruises partners with Martha Stewart

MSC Cruises – the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line – is partnering with internationally acclaimed home and lifestyle ... Read More

Hotel Hassler Roma welcomes new Executive Chef at Imago

Hotel Hassler Roma welcomes new Executive Chef at Imago

Hotel Hassler Roma is thrilled to introduce Andrea Antonini as the new Executive Chef at Imàgo, the hotel's gourmet ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Drink like a New Yorker

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New ... Read More

The Balmoral hotel announces Head Chef at its Michelin-starred restaurant

The Balmoral hotel announces Head Chef at its Michelin-starred restaurant

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh, announced Mark Donald as the new Head Chef of Number One ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), ... Read More

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.6 billion expected to be spent for the holiday ... Read More

Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long

Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long

Miami Beach is an award-winning LGBTQ destination filled with spirit and pride offering a multitude of experiences that cater ... Read More