Food & Drink

Lot18.com, Endemol Shine North America launch ‘Masterchef’ wine collection

June 28, 2018

Endemol Shine North America, the producers behind America’s most-watched cooking competition series, Masterchef, have teamed up with winemaker Lot18.com to launch a collection of wine throughout the country. The “MasterChef” wine collection includes a 2017 California Pinot Grigio, a 2017 Monterey County Syrah Rosé and a 2016 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as food […]

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Vintage Wine Estates to unveil new ‘Game of Thrones’ wine

June 14, 2018

A big shoutout to all the Lannisters, Starks and Targaryen fans! HBO Licensing and Retail and Vintage Wine Estates is expanding its Thrones-branded wines to include pinot noir. The new “Game of Thrones” pinot noir is crafted by Vintage Wine Estates and winemaker Bob Cabral, who sourced the ingredients from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The first […]

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FIFA World Cup 2018: These Indian restaurants curate special menu to attract football fans

June 14, 2018

As the month-long global FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off today in Russia, Indian restaurants are curating their menus to attract football fanatics. Kolkata’s all day casual diners’ chain Chai Break has listed down World Cup special menu for the football fanatics. According to the restaurant, prices for two people, inclusive of tax is Rs […]

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Start spreading the news! Nutella Cafe to open in New York City

June 13, 2018

Ferrero, the Italian company responsible for your chocolate hazelnut spread-induced dreams, will open its first Nutella Café in New York City. The company have set their sights on a 2,200-square-foot cafe and coffee bar near Union Square, on 13th Street and University Place. The branded restaurant opened its first Nutella Café on May 31, 2017 […]

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Carlsberg India launches premium mild beer with Saif Ali Khan

June 13, 2018

Carlsberg India on Tuesday announced the launch of Carlsberg Smooth, a premium mild beer made with the finest European Barley with Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan. Carlsberg Smooth offers a unique product and a new experience to the consumers. Commenting on his association, Saif Ali Khan, said, “It is always exciting to be associated with […]

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Manish Malhotra designs exclusive Magnum-inspired clutch collection

June 13, 2018

Ace designer Manish Malhotra has collaborated with premium ice cream brand Magnum to develop unique clutches fashioned after the iconic ice cream bars. Inspired by his recent venture with Magnum to the 71st Cannes Film Festival, Malhotra developed three purses for actresses Vani Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Pooja Hegde. Malhotra created a pure white […]

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William Grant & Sons announces first local production venture in India

June 12, 2018

William Grant & Sons, the 130-year-old family run Scottish distiller, partnered with Modi Distilleries Limited to launch Grant’s Blended Scotch whisky in India. As per the deal, Grant’s Scotch Whisky will be shipped in bulk from Scotland to Modi’s distillery at Modinagar in Uttar Pradesh. From Uttar Pradesh, it will be bottled and packaged before […]

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FREAKY FRIDAY- Fifty shades of Ramdev: How this billionaire monk conquered the world with Patanjali

June 1, 2018

From a spiritual guru to an ace businessman, Baba Ramdev has surely come a long way. Patanjali, the FMCG venture of Baba Ramdev, is today one of the biggest players in the sector in India. The yoga-guru, which has a massive follower base, said that he has set a target of Rs 20,000 crore to […]

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Magnum X Manish at Cannes: Ace designer to create exclusive accessory for Bella Hadid

May 14, 2018

Ace designer Manish Malhotra has collaborated with premium ice cream brand Magnum for his debut appearance at the French Rivera, where he is socializing goals. “Socializing is an art which has always given me immense joy and pleasure, so what better place to indulge in this favourite activity of mine, than with Magnum at Cannes […]

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More beer mugs will jam! Bira 91 secures $ 50 million from Sofina

May 9, 2018

Bira is all set to spread its wings! Crafts beer brand — 9 Beverages, maker of the Bira 91 beer label, has raised almost Rs 335 crore (USD 50 million) from Belgian investment firm Sofina. With fresh capital infusion, the Sequoia Capital backed company’s valuation is expected to range between Rs 1,300 – Rs, 1400 […]

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Dairy Queen’s ‘Jurassic Park’ Blizzard is here! Check them out

May 8, 2018

Summer, primarily, known for two things: ice cream and movies. To satisfy this sweet craving, one of the most iconic dessert chain Dairy Queen announced the forthcoming release of its Jurassic Chomp blizzard, in partnership with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The collection features DQ’s largest mix-in candy ever, colossal chocolate-dipped peanut butter bites that are […]

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Nestle-Starbucks Coffee Deal: What it means for the licensing sector?

May 8, 2018

  Swiss food giant Nestle on May 7 announced that it will pay USD 7.15 billion in cash for the rights to market Starbucks products around the world, outside of the company’s coffee shops. As part of this transaction, Starbucks will receive an up-front cash payment of USD 7.15 billion for a business which generated […]

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VAT 69, Godfather unite to create exclusive hip flask edition

May 4, 2018

A fine scotch has always been a byword for opulence and sumptuous lifestyle. What if its coupled with one of the cult-classic? In what could be termed as the hottest collaboration in the Indian market, Diageo India’s VAT69 collaborated with the Paramount’s Picture’s ‘The Godfather’ for an exclusive ‘VAT 69 – Godfather Hip Flask Edition’. […]

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Get a taste of “My Hero Academia” quirk, courtesy Japan Crate

May 3, 2018

Japan Crate and leading anime distributor Funimation collaborate to fuel fans with quirk-infused snacks as they enjoy the anime series’ new season. Japan Crate and anime distributor, Funimation announced an exciting partnership to bring together the leading Japanese culture subscription box and the award-winning series “My Hero Academia.” Japan Crate subscribers and anime fans will […]

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