Wine Advent Calendar Is Everything We Need This Christmas

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Deck the halls with boughs of Holly and pour yourself a glass of wine. After all, the festive period is best served drunk. Now, you can guarantee ever...

Budget Supermarket Beats High-End Brands For Best Christmas Wine And Champagne

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Aldi is among the brands selling the best Champagne and wine this Christmas, according to experts at Which?. At just £5.99, Aldi’s Exquisite Colle...

Alcohol - How Does It Give Us Cancer?

Lucy Eccles | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Eccles

Research by World Cancer Research Fund shows that drinking alcohol is linked to an increased risk of several cancers: bowel, breast, mouth and throat, oesophageal, stomach and liver. In the UK, 21,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each year if nobody drank alcohol, but how does alcohol actually interact with us to cause such a drastic effect?

People Are Making Wine Bottle Trees For A Truly Merry Christmas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget trashy, artificial Christmas trees or real ones that drop their needles, because there’s a new tree in town that you’re bound to fall in lo...

11 Signs You’ve Reached Peak Mulled Wine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, mulled wine season is here, and if you’re anything like us you’ve been eagerly anticipating this day since last Christmas. Mulle...

2014 En Primeur Purchases Show Value Of Buying Futures

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Shakeshaft

The Vin-X team attended Bordeaux's Union de Grand Cru trade tasting of the 2014 vintage in London last week, the opinion of which has evolved to now being determined as "a good vintage not yet showing at its best."

Wine Condoms Exist (But Not For The Reason You Might Think)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Someone has created wine condoms. But we’re not talking about Rioja-flavoured latex used for preventing unwanted pregnancies. Oh no, these bad boys ...

How To Run A Successful Winery: Meeting Barbara Banke From Jackson Family Wines

Helena Nicklin | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helena Nicklin

Have you ever wondered what kind of person it takes to buy and run not just one successful winery, but over forty?

Eating Cheese Can Make Your Wine Taste Better

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years, cheese and wine have lived in perfect harmony, bringing out the best in each other. Now, scientists have proven that cheese actually has th...

Genius Invention Allows You To Turn Your Wine Bottle Into One Big Glass

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Taking a bottle of wine to a house party is a bit of a nightmare. You pour yourself a glass, hide the rest of your bottle under the sink, but low and ...

There's A Free Wine Fountain In Italy That's Open 24 Hours A Day

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Grab your passport because a town in Italy is welcoming visitors with a drinking fountain that dispenses wine. Travellers in the town of Abruzzo in ce...

These Scientists Want To Pay You To Drink Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you enjoy sipping on a glass of red after a long day at work, we’ve got some brilliant news for you. Researchers from Northumbria University are ...

Yes Switzerland Has Delicious Wine - But You'll Have to Visit to Try It

Judith Lewis | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Image Credit: ComoPomona Fondue, cheese, chocolate and cuckoo clocks - a typical view of Switzerland (but cuckoo clocks are actually from Germany). I...

Vintage Veuve Clicquot: A Tale of Three Kates

Helena Nicklin | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helena Nicklin

In the stunning clockhouse of the St Pancras Chambers, surrounded by oversized timepieces and over looking Kings Cross, Dominique Demarville, Chef de Caves for Champagne house Veuve Clicquot, introduces us to the latest vintage wine to be released: 2008.

'Chardonnay Go' Is The Pokémon Alternative You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget ‘Pokémon Go’ for just a minute, because Dena Blizzard has something far better to offer. Blizzard, who is based in New Jersey, wants us al...

Remove The Cork From Inside Your Wine Bottle With This Handy Trick

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing more soul-destroying than breaking your cork in a bottle of wine. If it does happen, however, all is not lost as this clever trick pos...

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 07.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cheap bottle of red wine has come up trumps in the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards. La Moneda Reserva Malbec has been named as ‘Platinum Best in S...

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 Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

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.