VinePair’s 50 Top Wines of 2019 Announced

It’s list season as we approach the end of the decade. For your holiday season entertainment and gift needs some goodies excerpted from the Top 50. Laurent-Perrier Grand Siecle, always a good drop. At #11 delivers way above it’s price band. This blend of three distinct vintages intends to recreate the perfect vintage expression ofContinue reading “VinePair’s 50 Top Wines of 2019 Announced”

Hong Kong’s Summer of Unrest to become Winter of Our Discontent

Hong Kong Wine Market Facing Worst Slump in Decades Retail industry facing prospects of 10% layoffs. Restaurants already have retrenched over 6%. Recent headlines from Vino Joy, Straights Times and South China Morning Post indicated that Hong Kong’s months long protests have already reduced the GDP by over 2%. Retailers have seen plunging revenues downContinue reading “Hong Kong’s Summer of Unrest to become Winter of Our Discontent”

Doctors Disagree on Cancer and Cardiac Risks / Benefits

Further studies indicate that moderate drinking may or may not have cancer risks or protection and may or may not have cardiac risks or benefits UPI News: Study: Light drinking may increase cancer risk by nearly 20 percent. https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/12/09/Study-Light-drinking-may-increase-cancer-risk-by-nearly-20-percent/9631575924296/ https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/nutrition-basics/alcohol-and-heart-health Yahoo Lifestyle: One drink a day may increase cancer risk, but this expert says youContinue reading “Doctors Disagree on Cancer and Cardiac Risks / Benefits”

Amazing Scotch Whisky Collection Up for Auction

Just in time for the holiday shopping Robert Gooding, the late Colorado collector had over 3,900 bottles with many special editions and rarities. Two extremely rare Macallan bottles are estimated to fetch £1.75-2.00 million each, 1926 Macallan 60 year old Fine and Rare and a 1926 60 year old Valerio Ademi artists edition The wholeContinue reading “Amazing Scotch Whisky Collection Up for Auction”

Reindeer Games Uncovered

A North Pole Special Edition… Sycamore Brewing pulls “Reindeer Orgy” Cans A North Carolina brewery has pulled their Christmas special edition can from shelves and is releasing last year’s edition. They will be fined by authorities for the racy package. Sycamore’s sexual reindeer beer cans prompts a visit from state alcohol enforcement Beer company inContinue reading “Reindeer Games Uncovered”