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Czech castle unveils 'hidden' wines from 1890s

Wine experts enjoy a rare taste of fine wines from 125 years ago that were secretly stashed away in a Czech castle in 1945.

Da Nang could ban alcohol sales after 10 p.m.

The move stands in contrast to the recent proposal by Hanoi to scrap the midnight curfew.

Nearly half of Vietnamese men drink alcohol at 'hazardous level'

45 percent of Vietnamese admitted to consuming alcohol.
September 10, 2016 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Japan's wine lovers bathe in Beaujolais Nouveau

Wine lovers in Japan are celebrating the release of this year's vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau by soaking themselves in a hot spring mixed with the French wine.
November 21, 2016 | 10:03 am GMT+7

The global booze trip: How the world drinks

Alcohol consumption is reportedly fizzling in many parts of the world as health concerns mount. But for now, the party goes on.
June 24, 2017 | 11:05 am GMT+7

Classic car prices skid but diamonds and wine shine: Coutts

Classic cars, whose prices have risen more than 332 percent and more than any other category since 2005, also went into reverse.
September 05, 2017 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Italy plies visitors with wine as it eyes tourism catch-up

Tourism accounts for 10 percent of Italy's economy. 
October 25, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

The world's very first wine is thought to have been made from rice in China around 9,000 years ago.
November 14, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

China imposes tariffs in response to US duties on steel, aluminum

China has imposed the tariffs amid escalating trade tension between Beijing and Washington.
April 02, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam's overnight alcohol ban proposal unfeasible: experts

Conflicts with existing laws and a practical way of enforcing the ban have led to a rethink.
April 19, 2018 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Ban or promote online liquor sales? Vietnam lawmakers at odds

Lawmakers Friday hotly debated a draft law prohibiting online liquor sales, with some arguing it could prove counterproductive.
April 12, 2019 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

8,000 march in Hanoi against drunk driving

Over 8,000 people marched in Hanoi on Sunday to protest against drunk driving, a reaction to recent accidents involving alcohol consumption.
May 14, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Online liquor sales to go ahead in Vietnam

Vietnam has removed a proposed decree to prohibit online liquor sales, accepting that it goes against international trends.
May 23, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam legislators: Alcohol bill not influenced by lobbying

The National Assembly general secretary, asked if interest groups have influenced a bill against alcohol, has assured that lobbying cannot sway the lawmaking process.
June 11, 2019 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Hanoi firm offers liquor, sweets for abandoned aircraft in barter deal

Hanoi-based TiffSon has offered VND3 billion ($129,000) worth of beer, wine and confectionery for a Boeing-727 aircraft abandoned for 12 years at Noi Bai airport.
September 30, 2019 | 08:50 pm GMT+7
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