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Hop Take: Heineken Heads to China, the World’s Largest Beer Market

Hop Take: Heineken Heads to China, the World’s Largest Beer Market

In a deal worth more than $300 million, Heineken is joining forces with China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and China Resources Beer (CR Beer), the largest beer company in the world’s largest beer market. CRE and CR Beer reportedly acquired seven of Heineken’s businesses as part of a long-term strategic partnership in mainland China, Hong Kong, […]

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The Most Expensive Wine From Every Country in the World

The Most Expensive Wine From Every Country in the World

There are more than 70 countries worldwide producing wine. Historically, 90 percent of the world’s wine came from 15 countries, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. To understand the global spectrum, we analyzed data from Wine-Searcher.com and compiled the most expensive wine from every country. From the Old World usual suspects, to […]

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The 10 Most Popular Beers In The World (2015)

The 10 Most Popular Beers In The World (2015)

If you live in North America, you might believe that Budweiser is the ”King of Beers.” In truth, Budweiser isn’t even the ”King” of its own castle — Bud Light far outsells its fuller-flavored brother. But neither of those brews sell nearly as much beer as the world’s most popular beer, one you’ve probably never […]

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Wine Pairings For Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

Wine Pairings For Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

According to the Chinese Zodiac, the year that you’re born has a lot to do with the type of person you’ll become. And those unique traits determined by your birth year are not only relatable to you, they’re also relatable to specific wines. So here is your ideal wine, based on your Chinese Zodiac sign. Year […]

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Learn How To Play 6 Fun, Strange, & Potentially Deadly Historical Drinking Games

Learn How To Play 6 Fun, Strange, & Potentially Deadly Historical Drinking Games

In the past we’ve explored the history of two drinking games for adults, bocce and pétanque, and taught you how to play them. Both are great options, especially when the weather is nice outside, but today we’re going back through history to uncover six forgotten drinking games from around the world. Kottabos – Ancient Greece […]

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10 Famous Ancient Archaeological Wine Discoveries

10 Famous Ancient Archaeological Wine Discoveries

Human beings have been drinking wine for thousands of years, leaving all manner of evidence behind. From literary and historical texts, to mythological and religious works, wine is ever-present on the page. Archeologists have unearthed wine-related objects all across the world, though most have been found around the Mediterranean. In the past 25 years, aided […]

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What’s The Deal With China And Wine?

What’s The Deal With China And Wine?

Here at VinePair, we’ve become pretty interested in China’s recent obsession with all things wine.  As you know from our 2013 wine consumption map, the country is on its way to becoming the largest global consumer, as well as the largest global producer, of wine, and, to many wine writers, China’s obsession has seemingly come […]

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