Ever wondered what impact Dry July really has on your body? Although the Dry July Challenge is actually a bid to raise money for cancer, many people are adopting the concept of Dry July to help them control their drinking and to ‘detox’ but is there any value to it? The campaign began in 2008 […]
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If you’re watching your weight, especially if you’re on the popular Weight Watchers programme, you’ve probably contemplated whether all your hard work will be outdone by a few alcoholic drinks. According to Weight Watchers, the occasional drink is permitted in moderation. On the programme light beer and wine are good choices if you really must […]
A study from Curtin University found that counting drinks is useful in cutting alcohol. Adding ice to drinks, which dilutes it and having a designated driver have also been found by the Perth based study to encourage people to drink more. The study tracked Australian adult drinkers over a 4 week period to see if […]
If you find yourself somewhere with a bottle of wine you just can’t resist but with no wine opener in sight, here’s a cool trick to open a wine bottle with a spoon. Whether you want to save the day or just look cool, learn this trick.
If mixing drinks has never been your talent, there’s good news – a simple 3 ingredient cocktail that doesn’t compromise on taste is possible. In this video you’ll learn some easy and delicious cocktails that anyone can make.
August is whiskey month at bars and clubs around Australia so the focus will be on whiskey or whisky – whichever way you prefer to spell it. The aim is to get more people drinking whisky and one way to do this, is by educating people about the drink. Those in the hospitality industry looking […]
In the ultimate example of how not to treat a patron, staff of a Sydney CBD restaurant served 2 women 8 shots each in less than 40 minutes and when one of them passed out, they dumped them in the street. The Korean restaurant in Sussex Street was fined after the incident according to the […]
New research has revealed that Sydney is one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy alcohol. The comparison website Finder.com.au revealed the average cost of a beer in 177 cities. The most expensive city to buy a beer is Dubai, where a pint will set you back $15.10. In Sydney you’ll pay […]
Recent research has revealed that a good night’s rest, exercise and 25ml of wine a day can lower your Alzheimer’s risk. According to Dr Ian Harrison from University College London, Alzheimers is caused by failure of the brain’s self-cleaning system (glymphatic system) which allows a toxic build-up of proteins to develop on the brain, killing […]
Melbourne is known for it’s nurturing of artists and creativity so these ‘crazy’ cocktails being served up by Melbourne publicans is no surprise. If you’re in Melbourne, why not skip dessert and opt for one of these delicious creations instead?