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Frosé Is The Mouth-Watering Alcoholic Drink You Need To Try This Summer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Rosé wine has long been considered a go-to drink when the sunshine is out. But the beverage is now even more suitable for sipping during hot weather....

Blue Wine Is A Thing And It's Electrifying

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget white, red or rosé. In fact, forget orange wine too. Because blue wine is now a thing and we're not sure whether to be scared or intrigued by ...

Ditch The Rosé, It's Time To Try Orange Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget red, white or rosé because there's a new wine in town - and it's an oh-so-summery colour. Experts have said orange wine is set to take the UK ...

The 'Best Red Wine In The World' Costs Just £4.37 From Asda

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cheap bottle of red wine has come up trumps in the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards. Le Moneda Reserva Malbec has been named as the 'best red wine in...

Want To Cut Down On Your Drinking? Try This Simple Trick

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're guilty of having one too many on a regular basis, the size of your wine glass may be to blame. New research has found that buying wine in la...

Seven Easy Steps to Becoming a Mummy-Blogging BORE

Zeena Moolla | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Parents
Zeena Moolla

Do you see how instantly, your predictable platitudes become a bit edgy? It is also an excellent idea to describe your blog as 'a bit sweary' or 'partial to profanity', or something equally contrived, somewhere on the homepage to draw in the cursey crowds.

Chic Retreats: Chateau Saint-Martin Hotel & Spa, France

The Spa Spy | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Everything about this hotel says French Riviera - the chateau, the sophistication, the period furniture, the magnificent wines (there are over 12,000 bottles in the cellar), the 300 century old olive trees, and its location - nestled between the mountains and sea...

Wine of the Week: IXSIR, Altitudes Red Wine 2011, Lebanon

Tom Cannavan | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

IXSIR, Altitudes Red Wine 2011, Lebanon Batroun, Lebanon, Dry Red, Cork, 13.0% abv The famous estate of Château Musar has put Lebanon firmly on the m...

The Best of Bordeaux: A Guide to Indulging

Krissie Rogers | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

I love France. To me, the country holds a sort of magic. Its architecture, its way of life, its language; these elements never fail to create quite the memorable experience. In the south west of the country, Bordeaux is brimming with a magic all of its own; and it's of the indulgent variety. Take note of these top tips for an utterly pleasurable getaway.

7 Perfect Excuses To Drink More Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Health studies around alcohol, particularly wine, are downright confusing. One minute we're being told red wine will help us live longer, the next sci...

The Six Best Wine Dates in London

Nana Wereko-Brobby | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nana Wereko-Brobby

As Hemingway put it, "I drink to make other people more interesting", and drinking on dates serves to ease dull early exchanges or find a commonality where there isn't one. Whatever the reason, we're unlikely to break this habit anytime soon and I cheerfully refuse to. So here are six of the best places to imbibe with impunity

News and Gossip From a Cold February Week in Burgundy

Nick Martin | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Martin

2013 2013 is shaping up to be a fine vintage among those producers who are the most assiduous in their vineyard work. The best 'cultivateurs' - those...

This Wine Handbag Is The Perfect Mother's Day Gift

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're about to panic buy your mum some scented soap in time for Mother's Day, listen up. Because we may have just stumbled across the best Moth...

Mother's Day - My Annual Job Appraisal

Kathryn Berens | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Mother's Day is the one day of the year when the little bosses get to appraise my contribution to the family firm over the last year. Actually, all things considered, I think I've had a pretty good year, demonstrating dedication to the task in hand, flexibility, commitment and a willingness to work long hours in some frankly quite trying circumstances.

Drinking Alcohol Five Times Per Month Could Benefit Heart Health

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol five or more times per month could have a lower risk of heart failure in later life, a new study has sugg...

Bordeaux 2015 - Hopes and Strategies for the New Release

Nick Martin | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Martin

Looking ahead to the forthcoming Bordeaux En Primeur release, it seems like there'll be plenty to be excited about, at least from a quality perspective, and there's already a good deal of speculation about release strategies.

The Joys of Air Travel With Children

Kathryn Berens | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Flying pre-children was a much under-appreciated pleasure: a little solo packing, an amble around the airport shops, perhaps a little light dinner with a first holiday glass of wine and then a leisurely stroll to the gate.

22 Funny Quotes About Wine For #NationalDrinkWineDay

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Comedy

It's National Drink Wine Day, so we just couldn't resist celebrating - *hiccup* - with a few glasses and some funny quotes about the sweet, sweet nect...

What Do My Children Really Think of Me?

Kathryn Berens | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Facebook's "Motherhood Challenge" which has hit in the last week or so has caused some controversy. The challenge (and it strikes me that it is not particularly challenging at all) is to post three photos which show how you are proud to be a mum and then you "challenge" other women whom you think are great mothers to do the same.

New Season Wines at Li Veli Shine a Light on 2013 and 2012 Vintages

Judith Lewis | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

It annoys me sometimes that I know that in 2014 Italy had a disastrous wine harvest and that many vineyards lost most of their crop. I am not a wine snob but it helps to know the highs and lows of areas you drink wines from - not every year but the best and worst will help you make choices.

Man Falls Asleep Mid-Wine Night After Night, Wife Has Camera On Hand

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A glass or two of wine on the sofa after a long day will make even the best of us feel a little sleepy, but one man is unable to resist falling asleep...

The Shortest Bear

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK
Peter Shakeshaft

The FTSE100 entered an official bear market on Wednesday (20% under its most recent high), and then proceeded to spend Wednesday, Thursday (and Friday so far) recovering. Oil is back above $30/barrel, the yield on 10 year British treasury bonds is unchanged, and Sterling is appreciating against both Dollar and Euro.

Women in Business Q&A: Carrie Lyn Strong Wine Director, Aureole New York

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK
Laura Dunn

With her New England upbringing in a small town in New Hampshire, Carrie Lyn Strong has always been passionate about fresh ingredients and local produ...

Most Bottles Of Wine Contain More Alcohol Than Label States, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Wine-lovers could have drunk more than they bargained for over the holiday season, as a new study has lifted the lid on the accuracy of wine labels. ...

Best London Bars and Pubs of 2015

Chris Osburn | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

London has been a great place to drink for many a year. This year, for me, it seemed even better than before. My favourite watering holes continued to please while a handful of bars and pubs new or otherwise previously unknown to me caught my attention with great service, comfy digs and - most importantly - quality quaffs.