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Poll Reveals Australians Confused about Alcohol Risk

A recent poll revealed that 9 out of 10 Australians consider themselves “responsible drinkers”, despite a quarter of respondents drinking to get drunk at least once a month. The number of drinkers who drink alcohol to get drunk has significantly increased in the last decade, together with alcohol related harm. Experts say people are confused […]

Wine Drinkers Choose Their Best Wine in the World

According to the popular wine app, Vivino which has 35 million subscribers worldwide, the best wine in the world is the Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 from Napa Valley in California. The revelation was based on the apps data mining of 40 million reviews and 120 million ratings posted by users last year. Although you and […]

Is Alcohol More Common Among The UK’s Service Men and Women

Alcohol abuse is becoming a major concern among the UK armed forces service men and women, according to recent studies. Historically alcohol was used to encourage bonding and deal with difficult experiences that service men and women often face and while overall alcohol use is declining, harmful drinking is still double that of the general […]

How Alcohol’s Affecting Your Workout

Why Should You Avoid Drinking before Cardio and Resistance Training? There is evidence that drinking before a workout, particularly cardio will hinder your workout. Evidence shows you’ll get fatigued quicker and take longer to hit your usual goals. The extra fatigue that comes from drinking is the result of the citric acid cycle slowing down, […]

These Celeb Alcohol Brands Are Actually Good

It seems as though celebrities are selling everything and anything these days from clothing to food brands but there’s nothing celebrities love promoting more than their alcoholic brands. Here are some of the best celebrity alcoholic drinks, Aviation Gin from Ryan Reynolds The Deadpool actor has created a gin with a distinctly American flavour in […]

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 […]