Château Kefraya launches ‘Les Bretèches Vintage 2017’

Château Kefraya launches ‘Les Bretèches Vintage 2017’

The 2017 Les Bretèches, the fresh, silky and fruity wine by Château Kefraya, was launched in collaboration with Lebanese artist Karen Klink, who was chosen to design the limited-edition label entitled Flowing Cedar. Commenting, Edouard Kosremelli, Château Kefraya’s GM said, “We need to be constantly reminded of the infinite abundance...

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A fresh take on rum at Whisky Live Beirut 2019

A fresh take on rum at Whisky Live Beirut 2019

At Whisky Live Beirut 2019, HN talks with Vincent Ballu, Area Manager for Southern Europe at Maison Ferrand, producers of fine spirits. Under the company’s umbrella of products is Plantation Rum, a spirit that has been showing great promise. What makes rum so rich? Rum represents the most diverse category...

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A coffee machine unlike any other

A coffee machine unlike any other

The 2019 Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Center was the venue where Dutch Lab’s Burj AKMA series coffee machine made its first debut. It is one of the company’s most opulent, ornate and complex coffee art objects. Its shape is based on a balance between fantasy and classicism...

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Maintaining an Ideal Standard

Maintaining an Ideal Standard

In an exclusive interview, HN talks with Marketing and Innovation Director for Ideal Standard, Middle East Fredrick Trzcinski to learn more about the innovations introduced by one of the world’s oldest multinational bathroom, sanitary ware and plumbing fixture companies.  What novelties has the brand introduced since inception to the modern world? From...

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Rendez-vous with Cheese of Europe in Beirut!

Rendez-vous with Cheese of Europe in Beirut!

The French Dairy Board (CNIEL), together with the European Union launched a 3-year program to highlight EU cheese in Lebanon. Its first event took place this September at Beirut’s famed bar-restaurant Centrale. The staging of the event came as no surprise considering that Lebanon is a regular importer of French...

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PwC Middle East outlines policy recommendations for blockchain implementation

PwC Middle East outlines policy recommendations for blockchain implementation

The solutions presented by PwC shed light on implementation challenges, laying out solutions for organizations to establish ground rules and mitigation strategies that can be adopted to deal with these limitations. It is without question that blockchain has been on the lips of innovators over recent years. The level of...

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Emirates Flight Catering invests in solar energy to cut carbon emissions

Emirates Flight Catering invests in solar energy to cut carbon emissions

EKFC is aligned with Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050, under which, it aims to produce 75 percent of its energy requirements from clean sources by 2050.

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The art of protocol and etiquette

The art of protocol and etiquette

Fadi LeSidon is a man who has been offering unique services since 2005 to Sagesse University students pursuing a career in hospitality backed by academic certification from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. These range from courses in F&B, management, Oenology, events and banquet organization, as well as protocol and etiquette

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Maison Noura’s newest outlets explained

Maison Noura’s newest outlets explained

The chief architect Marine Bustros, founder of mbDesign, discusses the latest newly-designed branches and the reasoning behind the architecture. Maison Noura has come a long way since inception, so what does the brand mean to you? I have a strong emotional connection with Noura that dates back to my childhood....

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Lebanon enters the whisky world

Lebanon enters the whisky world

Athyr is not only the first Lebanese single malt whisky, but it is also 100% Lebanese made from the malted barley and introduced to aging Lebanese Oak at the Riachi Winery and Distillery in Khenchara, Lebanon. The result is a savory, rich and complex whisky unmatched by traditional malts. Athyr is...

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