.Wine

Legendary Mum Demonstrates How To Sneak Alcohol Into Any Venue Using An 'Umbrella'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum has given us a lesson in sneaking booze into venues by disguising her’s as an “umbrella”. Hayleigh Quinn, 19, was on a train with her mum ...

Gouda News: A Cheese And Wine Festival Is Coming To The UK

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In what is quite possibly the best news of 2017 (so far), a cheese and wine festival is coming to the UK so you can scoff the good stuff to your heart...

Stop Everything. Asda Is Selling A £5 Prosecco Alternative Called 'Progrigio'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

After last year’s devastating Prosecco shortage, we have all been longing for some good news about our favourite fizzy beverage for 2017. And prais...

'Wine Glass Mask' Will Enrich Your Weekend Drinking Experience To The Max

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Someone has invented a fully-immersive Wine Glass Mask that lets you inhale wine’s delightful bouquet and drink it all in one go. The glass is speci...

Majority Of Public 'Unaware' Red Wine Can Increase Cancer Risk

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Almost nine in 10 people are not aware that drinking red wine can increase a person’s chances of getting cancer, a new poll suggests. World Cancer...

100-Year-Old Man Reveals Secret To A Long Life...And It Involves Wine

SWNS | Poorna Bell | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Good news for those enjoy a glass of red wine - a great-grandfather has revealed it’s his secret to long life as he celebrates his 100th birthday. C...

Mum's Genius Wine Hack Sticks Two Fingers Up At Dry January

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For those of you not doing Dry January, one woman has a top tip to getting sloshed on the cheap before a big night out. Because there is no poorer tim...

9 Valentine's Gift Ideas For The Wine-Lover In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’d rather not get your other half chocolates, teddies or balloons this Valentine’s Day, we’re here for you. This year, we’ve decided to ...

10 Things You Thought Were Vegan (But Aren't)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re new to veganism, avoiding food, drink and other products derived from animals can be a minefield. To help, here are 10 things you may have...

Genius Wine Subscription Service Delivers A Full Bottle That Fits Through Your Door

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Imagine coming home after a long day at work and finding a bottle of wine hidden among your post. Sounds dreamy, right? Well that dream will soon be a...

Drinking At Christmas

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

Drink Driving. We all know the rules right? The legal limit is 80 milligrams of alcohol for every 100 milliliters of blood or 35 micrograms of alcohol for every 100 milligrams of breath. So, if you are over the limit, bye bye license.

Genius Woman Turns Fridge Into Instant Wine Dispenser

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Clare Potts and her boyfriend Jo recently made the very adult decision to buy a house together. And how do adults celebrate such things? Well, by turn...

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...