I could feel my pupils dilate as I read the email invite: “I’m teaching a Pilates + Pinot class. Would you like to join as my guest?” Um, did you just offer me wine with my exercise? I’ll be there with bells on! Let’s be real. No one really likes working out. We say we […]
2017 is off to a great start. We just learned that Champagne is actually good for your skin! That’s right — there’s no need to stop the flow of bubbles post-New Year’s Eve. As if we needed an excuse to keep drinking Champagne, survey says that our favorite fizz is actually beneficial for our visage.
We’ve all been there: you call the gym, sign up for a class, pay for it in advance. You’re thinking that’s a surefire way to get your ass to the gym — until your colleagues beg and plead and ultimately coerce you into after-work beverages. After the day you’ve had, how can you say no […]
Your generation defines your alcohol drinking habits. Not just what you like, but what you buy, how you drink, and even where you drink. A new study from the consumer data provider IRI parsed out exactly how millennials, Gen Xers, and baby boomers drink alcohol, and you might be surprised at the results.
I drink a lot of wine. And beer. And cocktails. I probably drink more than most people — it comes with the territory of writing about booze and teaching wine classes for a living; but when it comes to the calories in alcohol, we’re all in it together. Drinking alcohol, whether for work or for play, can […]
A recent government study sent shockwaves through my community. ”Military wives may be more likely to binge drink,” the Military Times reported. My initial response to the study was, Well, when your spouse goes to war, you drink more wine. But is that binge drinking?
Vanity Fair’s July 2015 cover story brought an unprecedented amount of attention to one of America’s most marginalized communities. Caitlyn Jenner, who until just the previous April had been known as Olympian Bruce Jenner, graced the cover, sitting on a stool with her hands behind her back in a white corset.
We could all use a drink after the depressing news about zika the past few months. The disease hits on every fear level from personal to generational, and it’s transmitted far too easily for comfort. But you should put down that drink if you’re in an area that has a high mosquito population because mosquitoes want you to […]
It’s impossible to tell the story of human history without talking about alcohol. Alcohol helped shape America and can be a tribute to the dead. It’s shaped secret ancient clubs and brought cultures together through unique drinking customs. But amid all the fuss surrounding alcohol’s importance in human history, people tend to forget that humans aren’t the only mammals […]