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Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskey Luminescent Label

Battery-powered illuminated liquor bottles are supposed to grab your attention when you’re trying to decide what to order at the bar. That’s why Pernod Ricard-owned blended Scotch whisky brand is launching a bottle that flashes like a graphic equaliser in time to the music. The dark blue bottle was created by London-based packaging agency The [...]

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An “Irresistible” bottle of Grand Marnier

France’s Iconic Orange Liqueur Grand Marnier is celebrating this year’s winter holiday season with a playfully red limited edition of its classic Cordon Rouge, named ‘Irresistible’. Adorned with vivid red lacquer, it is the 7th of a series released annually by Grand Marnier since 2003. This year’s theme celebrates a “playfully indulgent” holiday season with [...]

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After luxury bags, counterfeit luxury wines

Petrus, Romanee-Conti, Chateau d’Yquem — wines coveted by connoisseurs, and targeted by counterfeiters. According to French wine professionals, a handful of rare and fine wines face the same threat from fraud as luxury handbags and designer sunglasses. Trafficking in fake wine has “always existed a little, but it’s definitely amplified with the rising prices of [...]

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Beaujolais nouveau hot in Japan, literally

Japan’s craze for Beaujolais nouveau has beaten the recession, with tourists taking a dip in a hot mountain spring coloured red with the fruity wine. The Hakone Kowakien Yunessun spa resort celebrated the annual uncorking of the seasonal drop by having a sommelier pour a few bottles into an open-air hot spring bath as holiday-makers [...]

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Melting collection for dom ruinart

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its prestigious vintage cuvee, la Maison Ruinart commissioned dutch designer maarten baas to create art for the table.

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Moet & Chandon Celebration Gift Set

To celebrate this holiday season, Moet & Chandon has unveiled a special limited edition Moet Celebration set, limited to just 500 units. The set comprises of eight individual Champagne flutes and a bottle of Moet Imperial Magnum. Each glass has imperial golden bubbles, marked individually with Swarovski crystal colors. The designer set was created in [...]

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