Drinks

Think Wine Is Healthier Than Beer? You're Wrong

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Would you rather have a glass of Chardonnay or a pint of Guinness? According to a new study, most of us wrongly believe wine is healthier than bee...

Perfect Wedding Cocktails

Michael Stringer | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

Over the years I have been asked hundreds of times by friends, family, event organisers and wedding planners 'what is the best way to decide on the perfect cocktails at a wedding?'.

Four Beers to Try If You Don't Like Beer

Victoria Ferran | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Beer is still one of our most popular drinks, but in many people's eyes it lacks the sophistication and versatility of other beverages such as wine. In recent years, it's seriously fallen out of fashion, associated with either laddish binge-drinking culture or the cagoule-sporting CAMRA fans.

Twenty-Five Cocktails To Drink Before You Die

BarChick | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

There are many things you should do in life, but drinking these 25 cocktails should definitely be high up that bucket list.

Twelve Recommended Winter Cocktails to Spice Up Your Christmas

Victoria Ferran | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

When it comes to Christmas drinks, a standard selection of old favourites immediately springs to mind. Mulled wine, Sherry, Baileys, Port - these are the usual bottles seen poking out of overloaded shopping trolleys the week before Christmas.

Five December Pop-Ups You Really Need to Know About

Victoria Ferran | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

The Christmas lights are up, Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland is open - the festive season has officially begun in London. Here are some recommendations for quirky, unique pop-ups where you can make merry this December:

Recipes: Five Wonderfully Warming Winter Cocktails

Andrew Matthews | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Based on my work as a mixologist, I've put together five of my favourite winter cocktails for you to quaff and add some bloom to your collective jowls. So take note, because the best time to enjoy these drinks is right now, in this weather.

In Search of London's Best Bloody Mary

David Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Brownlie-Marshall

My search for London's best Bloody Mary happened completely by accident. I was out one evening and couldn't think what I wanted to drink, and perhaps feeling a little overloaded on sugar, I opted for the least sweet thing on the menu. From that point onwards I would order a Bloody Mary wherever I went.

Planet Appetite: The Greatest Wine in the World? Vin Jaune From Jura, France

Rupert Parker | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Most people are familiar with Burgundy wines, but neighbouring Jura produces Vin Jaune, the best wine in the world according to Napoleon.

Coke Zero and Pepsi Max: 'Air Is Part of the Recipe'

Alfie Bown | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK
Alfie Bown

Jacques Lacan at the start of his seminar on The Ethics of Psychoanalysis states that desire 'is always desire in the second degree, desire of desire....

Emma Sleight

Summer Cocktail Ideas: Forget Wine, The Hip Kids Now Pair Food With Cocktails

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Sleight | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Would you order your caviar with Sidecar or match those fava beans with a fine Caipirinha? Forget fruity whites and full-bodied reds, this year cockta...

Five Pointers to Get More From Your Bar

Ryan Cheti | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Ordering in a bar is easy; you chat to your bartender or server, and exchange some money for your goods and services. So why am I writing about it? Well, for one, have any of you felt particularly underwhelmed by a bar experience a friend has raved about? This piece is about maximising your chances of having an experience that lives up to this.

Charlie Thomas

Dinertainment, Facebook Gifts And Tequila: Trends To Watch Out For In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

2012 has seen some significant business trends - the rise of the business of lending, rather than buying goods, the rise of the electronic cigarette a...

Charlie Thomas

LOL Carbonated Fruit Drink Range Aimed At 'Teen-To-Tween' Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Baked bean giant Heinz has entered the soft drinks market by launching a new range of fruit drinks. Currently on sale in supermarket Asda, in a num...

Less Wine, More beer - San Francisco

Nick Baines | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Baines

I have a shady history with wine. I like drinking it, I like the complexity wine can deliver, but when we hang out together for longer than a couple of glasses, I go one of two ways.

Volupte - a Haven for Saucy Soldiers and Burlesque Bombshells

Erica Crompton | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Crompton

Take some moments away from it all and transport yourself back to a time when men used to say 'Ma'am' and 'yes sir'. Step back into time of days gone by - service sweethearts, saucy soldiers and burlesque bombshells.

How To Be A Wiz With Fizz This New Year's Eve

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

No New Year's Eve party is complete without bubbly. And if you're going to invest money in a decent drop of fizz it's worth taking the care to serve i...

Health Drinks Exposed As Misleading By Experts

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you regularly guzzle health drinks that promise weight-loss and muscle miracles, as a healthy ‘quick fix’, you might be filling your body with ...

Politicians are Ignoring the Plight of the Great British Pub

Nik Darlington | Posted 28.10.2011 | UK Politics
Nik Darlington

Minimum alcohol pricing is the right step towards reversing the increasing trend of drinking at home, although some doctors claim that the base price is too low. On beer duty, however, it appears pubs will have to dig into their own pockets again for the next round. The Treasury is certainly not buying it.

Best Summer Cocktail Recipes

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK Style

If you harbour secret dreams of hosting a fabulous summer cocktail party but your bartending knowledge only extends as far as pouring beer into a glas...