Christmas Drinks

How The Shape Of Glassware Affects The Taste Of Beer And Cider

Jane Peyton | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

Brewing and cider making is an art, a craft and an expression of the mystical properties of yeast. Fermented drinks have an extraordinary array of aromas and flavours and the vessel in which they are consumed can amplify or diminish them.

People Are Sad Because Costa Ditched A Festive Favourite From Its Christmas Drinks Menu

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Costa has released its new Christmas drinks menu and the much-loved white hot chocolate didn’t make the cut. As a result, the internet is having som...

Wines of the Week: Three Fortified Wines for Christmas 2015

Tom Cannavan | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Most countries in the world produce a fortified wine: a wine that is strong, and often sweet, made by adding some brandy spirit to the wine. For many people Christmas is the one time of the year when they will buy such wines, so here is a round-up of three fortified wines from classic European centres of excellence for this style:

Christmas Cups of Obesity and Disease

Sarah Leighton | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Leighton

I'm not here to be the Scrooge of Christmas treats, everyone deserves a little indulgence during the festive season. However, I do want to make you aware of how much sugar is in these festive beverages, before you make them a habit.

The 12 Reasons Mums Should Love Christmas

Olivia Siegl | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

There is never an inappropriate time for a drink! Regardless of the day, the number of children you're in charge of or the fact it's before 9am, there is never an inappropriate time to be enjoying a tipple when it comes to the Christmas Period.

Jessica Elgot

Cold Turkey | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

“I liked that she could party, that was one of the things that attracted me to her,” Laurie Sanders said of wife Susy. “I didn’t realise w...

The Christmas Calorie Booze Chart: How Are You Doing?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

By the end of the festive season, Britain will have consumed 2 billion calories just from drinking alone. We have no trouble believing this - if the J...

Christmas Drinks: Really Bargain Booze

David V.H. Ellis | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David V.H. Ellis

Whether your get-together this year is a few quiet drinks or a raucous 'Hooray! We survived that Mayan nonsense' affair, a few drinks on standby is a necessity. But if giving gifts means you've been mercilessly raiding your wallet and are beginning to resent that bothersome generous streak you seem to have acquired, then avoiding the top-shelf stuff is a necessity.

Starbucks Festive Drink Has More Calories Than Double Cheeseburger

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you're worried about gaining the Christmas pounds, it's not the mince pies or your grandma's calorific pudding that you need to be wary of. It’s ...

Whisky Tipple Without The Tipsy

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

The world's first alcohol-free whisky, ArKay, is hitting the shops in time for Christmas this year. Office parties might be lacking some of the tr...