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Treat Your Cat to a Glass of Pinot Meow

Treat Your Cat to a Glass of Pinot Meow

Imagine: It’s movie night in your household, and you’re taking shelter from the cold with blankets, Netflix, and a bottle of wine. Your cat jumps onto the couch to join you, and you let him partake of the blankets and the Netflix. But wait. Your feline friend gets to enjoy all of the other pleasures… why […]

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You Can Now Come Home to Wine In Your Mailbox

You Can Now Come Home to Wine In Your Mailbox

The British subscription company Garcon Wines has recently created a flattened wine bottle that perfectly fits into your mailbox, er, letterbox, (British English) for that perfect weeknight bottle of vino. The bottle, designed to fit specifically in your letterbox, avoids the hassle of lost packages, as well as post-work errands to the local liquor shop.

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No one Asked for Boxed Vodka, but it’s Here

No one Asked for Boxed Vodka, but it’s Here

Do you ever look at your selection of liquor bottles and think to yourself, “Man I wish all these vodka bottles were boxes instead.” Well, if that’s the case, you’re in luck. A boxed vodka company is trying to take over the tasteless liquor market with environmentally friendly and easy to carry packaging. Griffon Vault […]

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Rejoice Fernet-Branca Fans: Fernet-Branca Beer is Finally Here

Rejoice Fernet-Branca Fans: Fernet-Branca Beer is Finally Here

Good news Fernet-Branca fans: Forbidden Roots, a Chicago craft brewery, is releasing a Fernet-inspired imperial black ale called Fernetic that tastes like everyone’s favorite ultra-bitter liqueur. The bad news? If you live in the Fernet-loving city of San Francisco, where 70 percent of Fernet consumption takes place, you’re going to have to travel to Chicago […]

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Study Proves the Drunk Munchies are Real

Study Proves the Drunk Munchies are Real

Don’t get down on yourself for loading up on Fourth Meal after the bar. It’s not your fault. A new study proves that the drunchies are, in fact, real. A study by the Francis Crick Institute in London found that alcohol tricks the mind into entering starvation mode. When you get in that state of […]

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Madonna Would Rather Go Broke Than Drink Bad Wine

Madonna Would Rather Go Broke Than Drink Bad Wine

The Queen of Pop will not settle for a mediocre glass of wine. In an interview recently conducted by Harper’s Bazaar, one very fortunate writer had the pleasure of speaking with Madonna in her own home, when a subpar glass of wine was served to the Like a Virgin singer. “Take the mediocre out of here,” was […]

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Who Wants to Drink Wine at Starbucks? Apparently No One

Who Wants to Drink Wine at Starbucks? Apparently No One

It’s closing time for more than 400 Starbucks stores that sell alcohol. On January 10, the “Starbucks Evenings” program, which sold beer, wine, and food in an effort to prolong the morning coffee rush, will shut its doors. The program started in 2010 near Seattle and spread to 439 stores before the corporate office decided […]

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