The Ultimate Guide to Hosting an Aperitivo

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Italians really know how to eat well. They appreciate food a lot, and on a good day the whole dining experience may include some five to six courses starting with an aperitivo. Bring a little bit of Italy to your friends this summer and host an aperitivo at home. What is aperitivo? Aperitivo is an […]

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Cosmopolitan Cocktail – Oh So Pretty in Pink

Cosmopolitan, or Cosmo between friends, is considered one of the best cocktails of our time. (Rolling my eyes here…) Made ever so popular by the ladies of Sex and the City, this pink drink was THE drink of the late 90s and early noughties. Personally, I have never seen the appeal – there are much […]

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Christmas Drink Essentials (+ Festive Drink Recipes)

Christmas time is always hectic and sometimes we need to multitask to get everything done between all the Christmas parties, gift wrapping and shopping. It can get a bit overwhelming, but if you get organised early, the Christmas period will end up running smoothly. I have created a list of Christmas essentials, anything from bottles […]

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Christmas Gifts for Drink Lovers

It is time to start considering what to get your loved ones for Christmas… It’s a mission I’d rather skip, but luckily there are some simple yet excellent drink-related options that will satisfy many. Whether you want to shop early to get it over and done with or you’re a last-minute shopper, you can get all these online without having to go through the pain of Christmas crowds!

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Home Bar Essentials

The concept of a home bar started in the 1940s America, where people were living sociable lifestyles and neighbours popping in for a quick tipple was the norm. All the way through to the 60s many liked to entertain guests at home and they had proper bar tops and trolleys, so they could easily fix […]

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Day at the Gin Spa

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Gin & Cheese, Gin & Chocolate (my least favourite pairing…), Gin & Disco, Gin on a boat… There have been many events where Gin is served in various forms and paired with anything you can possibly think of. But I think we have found you a winner, the best combo possible! The Gin Spa, where Gin meets spa treatments, the pampering of your dreams!

Hands up if you can see yourself sipping a Gin cocktail whilst getting your nails done!

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Celebrity Spirits – A Guarantee of Quality or Just a Ruse?

Many drink brands have turned to celebrities to boost their marketing, but as consumers, how much do we allow famous people to influence our purchasing? Do people really assume it must be good just because you they saw Idris Elba drink it? It can be debatable whether celebs are used to improve sales of mediocre […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Making Cocktails at Home

Whether you have dinner guests to entertain or some leftover gin still in the cupboard, with these tips you will be able to create your favourite cocktails at home in no time. It all really comes down to the quality of the ingredients and the equipment you are using. Equipment  Shaker I recommend a Boston […]

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What will we be drinking in 2018?

There is increasing interest in spirits – how they are made, where are they produced and how best to enjoy them. Location and sustainability are the growing concerns. Therefore 2018 will be a great year for spirits, especially for the crafty ones, but I am confident there will be room for some old classics as […]

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