Meet the world’s first AI created whisky

Meet the world’s first AI created whisky

Together with Finnish tech company Fourkind and Microsoft, Mackmyra is creating the world’s first whisky developed with artificial intelligence (AI). The distillery’s machine learning models, powered by Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and AI cognitive services, are fed with existing recipes (including those for award-winning blends), sales data, and customer preferences. With this data the AI can generate more than 70 million recipes that it predicts will be popular and of the highest quality.

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Where bartender meets chef

Where bartender meets chef

Alcohol and food have always reflected societal advancements. Today, the role played by both industry representatives are overlapping, thereby altering what previously were defined occupations. HN investigates

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Château Musar’s winning strategy

Château Musar’s winning strategy

Lebanon’s winemaking industry might be small in scale, but it certainly has plenty of standout strengths. HN interviewed Gaston Hochar, GM, Château Musar, to find out more about the brand’s plans in this ever-growing industry

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The Three Brothers introduce gin brand

The Three Brothers introduce gin brand

André Malak and Ralph Malak discuss their launch in the Lebanese market – The Three Brothers Gin

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Saudi Arabia is the largest market for bottled water in the region

Saudi Arabia is the largest market for bottled water in the region

Still water represents the largest type, accounting for the majority of the share in the GCC region.

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Fearless! Bartender in the Middle East challenges status quo

Fearless! Bartender in the Middle East challenges status quo

In celebration of Women’s Day, almost every company and brand, on this planet, prepares something special to share with the general public and loyal followers. This is an especially important annual event for women working in the hospitality industry. On that note, HN interviewed one young woman who for the...

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20 new Lebanese wines

20 new Lebanese wines

Lebanon has been home to modern wineries since 1857, with an annual production of about 9 million bottles and almost 50 wineries. Here are 20 reasons to toast one of the country’s major exports

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Fine Vines: Lebanese wine

Fine Vines: Lebanese wine

In an interview with Château Ksara’s General Manager, Dikran Ghazal, discussed what was achieved in 2018, what the latest challenges are and what exciting happenings he expects for 2019

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Château Ksara: Creativity, Innovation and Consistency

Château Ksara: Creativity, Innovation and Consistency

In an interview with Château Ksara’s General Manager, Dikran Ghazal, discussed what was achieved in 2018, what the latest challenges are and what exciting happenings he expects for 2019

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Vegan wines and more wine tourism in 2019

Vegan wines and more wine tourism in 2019

Chardonnay is still in, with a continuous popularity for Prosecco and rosé.

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