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US Study finds Small Amount of Pesticides in Wine

An American public interest research group has discovered a small amount of glyphosate in some beers and wine. Glyphosate is a pesticide or weed killer. The study investigated 5 wines and 15 beers and found trace amounts of the poison in them. The study examined popular wines like Miller Lite, Budweiser, Corona, Heineken, Guinness, Stella […]

Figures Show Drop in Wine Price

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that wine prices have dropped 1.9 per cent. In the last quarter of 2018, there was a 0.1 per cent drop in the price of spirits while the price of beer remained the same. While wine increased in price in the 2 previous quarters, the last […]

The No Alcohol Wine that Mums are Loving

It looks and tastes like wine but doesn’t have any alcohol and it’s the drink pregnant women are clamoring for. An Australian beverage company is producing wines for pregnant women as well as health-conscious people who want to cut down their alcohol intake but want all the benefits of a traditional wine. The company produces […]

Drinking Too Much? Here’s What to Do!

If you’ve noticed you’re drinking a little too much when you’re out for the night or at a social gathering there are some things you can do to rein in your drinking, for your health, safety and reputation. It is recommended that we do not exceed 2 standard alcoholic beverages a day but sometimes we […]

The Price of Beer Being Pushed Up by Climate Change

A new scientific study suggests that drought has affected regions where barley is grown, causing a steep rise in the cost of beer. According to a paper published in the journal Nature Plants, many barley producing regions have been hard hit by the arid conditions, blamed on climate change. While beer is the most popular […]