Drink Like a Bulgarian

Recently I met with Geri, 30, to chat about drinking habits in Bulgaria. She claimed she wasn’t much of a drinker herself, but I’m not so sure… What’s your view on your national drink Rakiya? It is similar to Pisco or Grappa as it is often made from grapes. We use the whole grape rather […]

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Wedding Drinks – Match Cocktails with Your Wedding Theme!

Have a wedding with spirit! I’ve previously written about the importance of planning the drinks for your wedding, and that includes giving more thought to the drinks themselves. There’s so much you can tell about people through their drink choices, and a wedding is a great time to show more of the bride’s and groom’s […]

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Telegraph Gin Experience

Imagine relaxing on a deckchair on a sunny day with a gin and tonic in your hand. There’s a nice breeze and you can smell the BBQ. You’re not on the beach, but in one of the London’s most beautiful venues, The Roof Gardens in Kensington, where the flamingos (yes, real flamingos!) wander freely and […]

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What to Drink in Scotland if You Don’t Like Whisky

If you aren’t used to drinking scotch just yet, here’s some ideas on how to drink in Scotland without feeling you’re missing out. There’s no better place to learn about whisky than the motherland of the great drink, so you might want to consider a few beginners’ scotches to ease you into it while you […]

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5 Steps Towards Planning Your Wedding Drinks (+ 8 ways to save money)

Planning your wedding spend Did you know that alcohol often takes up to 20% of your total wedding budget? Many spend days choosing and stressing about flowers when they should be choosing the right drinks with the same attention to detail! There’s no point in spending large amounts of money for something you haven’t given […]

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Drink Like a Norwegian

For the next interview in my series how to “Drink like a local” I met Trine from Norway, in a Scandinavian restaurant in London. Trine, 41, comes from the far north of Norway from a little town called Vadsø, and unlike Sarah Palin, on a clear day she can actually see all the way to […]

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Drink Like a Sardinian

Whilst Paolo, 27, from Sardinia, was teaching me how to drink Caffe Corretto properly we discussed traditional Italian drinking habits, anything from the making of grappa to the well-known Aperol Spritz. What are your first memories of spirits and alcohol growing up in Italy? I remember both my father and his father, my grandfather, distilling their […]

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Rethinking Drinking – A Simple Tip Many of Us Forget

Ever wonder what is the secret for sensible drinking? Fancy a night out but worry about extra calories? Love having fun but fed up with the hangovers? Looking for a simple remedy without spending a fortune? I am happy to reveal the secret of how to drink sensibly and skip the hangover, and it’s FREE! […]

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Summer is here and so is Pimm’s

No matter what the occasion, Pimm’s will be poured throughout the summer, in jugs, highballs, and lately even from the tap. Pimm’s has confirmed its place as the quintessential English summer drink, often linked to posh events such as Ascot or Wimbledon, and it’s beautifully refreshing if properly served. At Wimbledon alone they can sell over 230,000 glasses in just two weeks!

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