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Drink and spend, spend and drink

It's the holiday season, and time to celebrate. Typically that would mean breaking out the oranges, but nowadays it also means popping open a bottle of wine.

Traditionally, in the days before Chinese New Year, it is important to get those last-minute repairs done to your home, to do some spring cleaning in an effort to sweep away any residual bad luck from the previous year, and perhaps hang some festive paper cuttings on your front door. 

You might stock up on fresh bank notes to stuff into your Laisee packets of lucky money and fill your refrigerator with oranges and tangerines -- which symbolise wealth and good fortune -- to hand out to children and guests.

But apparently, in recent years, a new trend has emerged -- at least among a small group of wealthy individuals...

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