UK Alcohol

Aldi To Sell 8 Types Of Gin Ready For Christmas - And They're All Under £20

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Aldi is set to become incredibly popular with gin-lovers, after it revealed stores will be offering up eight types of gin priced £20 and under, just ...

Amy's Place: Inside The Women-Only Rehab Centre, One Year On

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Little over a year ago, Amy’s Place opened its doors to women overcoming alcohol or drug addiction. The house, which was set up by The Amy Winehouse...

Aldi Is Selling A 3 Litre Bottle Of Prosecco This Christmas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re hosting a party this winter, get yourself to Aldi. The cut-price supermarket will soon be selling a three litre bottle of prosecco designe...

Advice To Cut All Drinking During Pregnancy Based On ‘Generally Weak' Evidence

PA for HuffPost UK | By PA Reporters | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Parents

Experts have welcomed a review that has found very limited evidence that light drinking in pregnancy harms unborn babies.They said Government recommen...

Alcohol Industry 'Distorting' And 'Denying' Links Between Booze And Cancer, Researchers Warn

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The alcohol industry is “misrepresenting evidence” about the cancer risks associated with drinking, researchers have warned. Drinking increases th...

Sobriety: The First 1,000 Days

Neil Martin | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Martin

I am sometimes asked what would happen if I did choose to drink again. The truth is, I don't know, but just as I don't know what would happen if someone was to open the door on an airplane mid-flight, I'm pretty sure that I also don't want to find out.

Bad News Prosecco Lovers, Your Favourite Tipple Could Be Damaging Your Teeth

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you guzzle Prosecco like it’s going out of fashion, you might be doing your teeth serious harm. That’s according to a leading dentist who said ...

You Can Now Buy A Prosecco Glass That Holds An Entire Bottle Of Fizz

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The one downside of Prosecco is that it tends to come in flutes that are all too easy to chug in two mouthfuls. But thankfully, some wise inventors ha...

Disney World Is Now Selling Wine Slushies Because It Really Is The Most Magical Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The long queues at Disney World will now be a whole lot more enjoyable thanks to a new treat that’s strictly for adults. One of Disney’s on-site r...

Lidl Launched A Bank Holiday Prosecco Deal And There Were Absolutely Unbelievable Scenes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK

Brits love a bargain. They love a Bank Holiday even more. And they really, really love prosecco. So Lidl really should have known better when they put...

'Worrying Rise' In Alcohol Misuse Among Over-50s

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Substance misuse among the over-50s is a “rapidly growing problem”, experts have warned. They said risky drinking is in decline, except among tho...

Why Going Dry Is The New High For Young People

Leah Sian Davies | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Leah Sian Davies

Last month I got to deliver a lunchtime talk to staff at Cardiff University about the change in attitudes to alcohol amongst young people. I find this topic fascinating because having spent 10 years working in the field of drug and alcohol addiction before starting my own business I'm noticing how much has changed in relation to alcohol.

Lidl's Bargain Bank Holiday Prosecco Deal Is Just What We Needed

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

While the weather may be looking patchy, that doesn’t mean August Bank Holiday has to be a total wash-out. Lidl is offering a bank holiday deal to m...

Reality TV - Mixing It Up A Bit

Lisa Ives | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Ives

My television has been permanently stuck on Channel 5 since I moved house and lost the remote control. I turn it on, get cosy, then remember I have no remote, so Channel 5 it is. Channel 5 has been an eye opener for me, and I've now become a reality TV addict.

107-Year-Old Says Daily Glass Of Whisky Is The Key To Her Longevity

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A former dance teacher celebrating her 107th birthday has put down her longevity down to drinking a glass of whisky every day. Sprightly Kay Travis s...

This Mobile Gin Van Will Deliver Cocktails Straight To Your Party (But There's A Catch)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget hosting a BYOB gathering, you can now pay for a mobile gin van to deliver delicious drinks straight to your party. The catch is that you can’...

Number Of Boozy Brits Arrested For Drunk Behaviour On Planes Has Soared

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The number of people arrested for being too drunk at UK airports and on flights has soared by 50% in the past year, a BBC ‘Panorama’ investigation...

Prosecco Pong Is The Classy Drinking Game We've All Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If beer pong makes you want to vom, then we have delightful news... Prosecco pong exists. For those who can’t stomach chugging beer from those gros...

Wine Expert Explains Why Screw Tops Are Better Than Corks On Wine Bottles

HuffPost | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You probably do it without realising: you see a bottle of wine with a screw top and assume it’s a cheap bottle of wine. This, friends, is actually w...

How A Daily Drink Of Alcohol Can Raise Your Risk Of Skin Cancer

SWNS | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned - and it isn’t to do with the amount of time you sp...

Four Ways To Tell If You Are Sober Curious

Laura Willoughby | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Willoughby

Alcohol-Free is now a lifestyle choice and it is growing more acceptable to be mindful about your drinking. Meaning more and more of us are sober curious and looking for that special drink for the evening out when we don't want to get smashed!

Drinking This Type Of Alcohol Could 'Significantly Protect Against Diabetes'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking wine regularly throughout the week could ‘significantly protect against diabetes’, a new study has found. Consuming it three or four days...

The 'World's Best Cocktail Bar' Is In The UK And You're All Invited

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You don’t have to board a plane to experience world-renowned drinks because the world’s best cocktail bar is officially in the UK. Dandelyan on Lo...

Why Do We Blackout When Drunk? Everything You Need To Know About Alcohol-Related Memory Loss

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever woken up after a big night out with no memory of how you got home, what you did or what you said? It’s called blacking out and according to Pr...

These Three Simple Lifestyle Changes Could Extend Your Life By Seven Years Or More

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you don’t smoke, are not obese and you consume alcohol moderately, you can expect to live an extra seven years longer than the general population...