Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

• Booze-free beer industry soars in Middle East

Booze-free beer industry soars in Middle East

Fake booze market has become big business in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates where alcohol is forbidden. Alcohol-free beer has become big business in the Middle East, where the predominantly young and fashionable set is turning to fake booze in their desire to be a part of the glamorized image of […]

• In Case You Were Wondering: Where to Buy Booze in the Middle East

In Case You Were Wondering: Where to Buy Booze in the Middle East

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council are notorious for their stringent alcohol laws. But while you can’t legally sip a gin and tonic in Saudi Arabia, you can in Dubai — if you have a license, and you’re not Muslim. In Qatar, it’s trickier still: You can only order that glass of Pinot Grigio […]