Tag Archives: Alcohol

Half of All Alcohol Consumed by Heavy Drinkers

According to a study by researchers of Victoria’s La Trobe University, more than half of all alcohol consumed in Australia is being consumed by only 10 per cent of drinkers. The study found that those 2million heavy drinkers consumed a shocking 54.4 per cent of all the alcohol consumed in the nation. It also found […]

Understanding What It Takes to Make Organic Wine

We all know the importance of eating organic food but what about organic wine? What exactly makes a wine truly organic and is it really important? Organic wine has to do with the way the grapes are farmed, with no herbicides and pesticides used. Instead farmers use nature and composts to create natural ecosystems. It’s […]

Queensland Government Scraps Junk Food and Alcohol Ads

The Queensland government recently announced the banning of junk food and alcohol advertisements at government-owned outdoor sites. The junk food ban comes as an effort to address childhood obesity including restrictions for out-of-home ads featuring high fat, sugar and salt products and alcohol. The ban will be implemented in consultation with the advertising industry, health […]

Mother Discovered Secret to Removing Red Wine Stains

Ever wondered what’s the key to getting a dreaded red wine stain out, afterall they are notoriously difficult to get rid of whether on your favourite top or the carpet. There’s a woman who believes she found the cure, having shared the hack on the Facebook group ‘Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It’. The cure […]

Cocktail Inspired by The Avengers Endgame Release

Although the hype around Avengers Endgame seems to have waned for now, we can still enjoy a cocktail inspired by the biggest blockbuster in decades. This impressive cocktail is one for the more advanced mixologist. Watch the video and see whether you’re brave enough to give it a try.

Family Wants Drink Driver Jailed Following Fatal Crash

A drink driver who crashed into a family on a suburban street has blamed the crash on heartburn medication and asked the judge for mercy, after returning a blood alcohol reading nearly four times the legal limit. The man was traveling at more than 120km per hour at the time when his car crashed into […]

Australians Get Vegemite Flavoured Alcohol

Vegemite is a rather contentious food product with some Australians loving it and others hating it. Whether you love or hate it, the spread is undeniably Australian and Australian distillery Archie Rise has turned this icon into a spirit. The drink which is available online is packed with the same flavour as the original spread […]

Study Finds Alcohol Consumption Soaring Globally

A new study revealed that globally, alcohol use continues to rise and is expected to keep growing the coming years. The study found that in the past 27 years, the volume of alcohol consumed annually increased by 70 per cent. 21 billion litres of alcohol was consumed in 1990 and by 2017 the number had […]