Tag Archives: wine

What to Drink if You Can’t Drink Alcohol

According to a DrinkWise study, the number of people in Australia choosing to abstain from alcohol for various reasons is increasing. In 2017, the study found that 20 per cent of Australians abstained from alcohol – this was a 9 per cent increase from the previous decade. But if you’re thinking of cutting back on […]

Wines That Beer-lovers will Appreciate

If you’re a beer lover trying to break into the world of wine, it can be a challenge. With so many varieties, makes and price ranges it can be daunting trying to find the right one for you. A post on BusinessInsider.com.au provided some wine options for people who love their beer. If you like […]

How Weight Watchers Can Still Enjoy Alcohol

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 […]

Study Suggests A Glass of Wine a Day Could Prevent Alzheimers

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 […]

How to Drink Cheap Wine Really Well

An article on Esquire.com suggested ways to help enjoy a cheap wine, really well despite the affordable price tag. One piece of advice is to choose wine from the regions that produce the best quality wine for the lowest price, such as Portugal and the South of France. Another important tip is to treat your […]

2017 Alcohol Consumption Decline Reverses

According to data released by the IWSR, total alcohol consumption around the globe has increased in 2017 compared to 2016. The slight increase of 0.01 per cent follows a decline of -1.25 per cent in 2016, so any growth is positive for the industry. The largest increase in global volume consumption was attributed to wine […]

220 Year Old Yeast Used to Create Shipwreck Beer

A shipwrecked brew made with yeast from a 1796 merchant ship has finally reached its destination, more than 200 years later. The brew which was contained on a ship in 1796 left Calcutta, India for Sydney with rum, wine and beer, more than 30,000 litres of it. The ship ran aground in 1797 just north-east […]

Three Minutes to A Chilled Bottle of Wine

So you forgot about those guests that you invited over for dinner and are now knocking at your door? Don’t panic it is possible to serve them a chilled glass of wine. In fact did you know that it’s possible to chill a bottle of wine in just 3 minutes? According to wine expert and […]

Will Booze Destroy Your Diet?

So it’s the 4th month of the year and the diet you started at the beginning of 2018 is going strong but you just can’t stop craving a drink, is this going to crash your diet? Most weight loss programs don’t allow drinking even if its a light gin and tonic with a squeeze of […]

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