Category Archives: Drinks

Hot drinks for cold nights

The weather is getting colder, and the romantic autumn nights of sipping wine on a terrace are almost gone. Most people are searching for ways to stay warm indoors. This week, Beijing Today tried the signature cocktails by mixologist Attila Balint at Atmosphere, the...


Wines of the Week: Hot Drinks for Cold Nights

The weather is getting colder, and the romantic autumn nights of sipping wine on a terrace are almost gone. Most people are searching for ways to stay warm indoors. This week, Beijing Today tried the signature cocktails by mixologist Attila Balint at Atmosphere, the...


Wines of the Week: Oldest vines survive in South Australia

The world of wine changed dramatically in the mid-1900s with the Great French Wine Blight. Originating in North America, the disease spread across the Atlantic in the late 1950s and destroyed many French cultivars. But you can still get a taste of history in...


Wines of the Week: Great value wines by Rioja Bordon

This week we sampled six wines from the Spanish cellars of Rioja Bordon, including its Bordon Gran Reserva 2004, Crianza 2007 and 2008 and even a vintage wine from 1975. Bordon Gran Reserva 2004 (400 yuan or less) is currently Beijing’s best buy for...


Better Beer in Demand for Summertime

The last two years have seen an increase in demand for quality beer with unique flavors, especially among the younger drinkers. Beijing Today scouted a new restaurant that offers authentic German food and beer, as well as a new group promoting home brews. Flensburger...