Ksara’s Zafer Chaoui honors Louis Lahoud, DG of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture for his efforts to promote local wines

Ksara’s Zafer Chaoui honors Louis Lahoud, DG of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture for his efforts to promote local wines

The Ministry of Agriculture continues to support the wine sector in Lebanon by organizing activities inside the country and Lebanese wine days abroad.

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The UVL promoted 19 Lebanese wines in Amsterdam

The UVL promoted 19 Lebanese wines in Amsterdam

Nineteen Lebanese wineries showcased their wines to a selective public of more than 200 people.

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Dubai Airport’s Le Clos breaks whisky world record with USD 1.2 million sale of The Macallan 1926

Dubai Airport’s Le Clos breaks whisky world record with USD 1.2 million sale of The Macallan 1926

Each bottle originally retailed at £20k, and the last known individual bottle sold in 2007 at Christie’s for USD 75,000.

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Château Ksara’s Chardonnay Cuvée Du Pape 2016 wins Silver at the 25th Chardonnay Du Monde

Château Ksara’s Chardonnay Cuvée Du Pape 2016 wins Silver at the 25th Chardonnay Du Monde

Founded by the Jesuit fathers in 1857, the estate is well known for its elaborate Roman caves that run 2km deep.

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The global halal food market to reach USD 740 billion by 2025

The global halal food market to reach USD 740 billion by 2025

The global halal food market is expected to reach USD 739.59 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.  The industry was valued at USD 436.8 billion in 2016. This growth is linked to the increasing Muslim population and their substantially increasing expenditure on food & non-beverages, which is...

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John Mansour is the first Lebanese bartender to win second place in Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2018

John Mansour is the first Lebanese bartender to win second place in Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2018

Lebanese bartender, John Mansour, won the second place at the Grand Finals of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2018. Ray Letoa of New Zealand won first place, and Maximiliano Vallée Valletta of Canada was ranked third. In addition to the title of Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge Champion, Letoa took home...

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Demand for specialty coffee shops is growing in the UAE

Demand for specialty coffee shops is growing in the UAE

According to Research And Markets’ the ‘UAE Coffee Chain Market by Regions (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and rest of UAE), by Organized and Unorganized, by Food and Beverages – Outlook to 2021’ report the market has seen a shifting preference for modern coffee shops where people could sit and relax with a cup of coffee....

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Jordanian Siniora expands business

Jordanian Siniora expands business

Jordanian Siniora Food Industries purchased a 3,500 square meter warehousing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at a total cost of USD 2 million, a move that is in line with Siniora’s expansion strategy in the region to focus on Gulf markets. The company has also purchased a 11,590 m2 plot of land...

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8 steps to becoming a barista champion

8 steps to becoming a barista champion

Safa Salehi, CEO of Iran Academy, authorized SCAE trainer and jury member of the Lebanese Barista Competition at HORECA Lebanon, highlights what it takes to being an award-winning barista. Improve your knowledge: “Before you start making coffee, you need to educate yourself to really understand what it takes to make...

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