Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Are Key to Living a Long Life, Study Says

Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Are Key to Living a Long Life, Study Says

In news that could brighten even the dreariest of Mondays, a new study claims that anti-inflammatory diets rich in beer, wine, and chocolate could reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. The study, led by Warsaw University’s Professor Joanna Kaluza, was recently published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, Metro reports.

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Virginia Winery Loses Nearly Entire Grape Harvest in Overnight Heist

Virginia Winery Loses Nearly Entire Grape Harvest in Overnight Heist

With harvest season arriving, there’s much for grape growers and winemakers to be fearful of. “There isn’t a farmer alive that doesn’t know the risks of losing a crop year after year,” Virginia winery Firefly Hill Vineyards shared in a recent Facebook post. “What they don’t expect is to lose it to thievery.” The Elliston, […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Ketel One Vodka

10 Things You Need to Know About Ketel One Vodka

Cocktail-friendly Ketel One Vodka is a proudly Dutch operation. Made in the Netherlands for 11 generations, the distillery even has its own windmill! It’s a cocktail-friendly spirit, and placed in the the top three when VinePair blind-tasted the best vodkas for Moscow Mules. Curious to learn more? Here are 10 more facts you should know […]

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New Study Says Beer, Not Bread, was Man’s Motivation for Cultivating Cereals

New Study Says Beer, Not Bread, was Man’s Motivation for Cultivating Cereals

Archaeologists working in Israel recently uncovered 13,000-year-old evidence of ancient beer. The discovery predates the previously-accepted origin of brewing by around six thousand years, and supports a 60-year-old hypothesis that mankind may have domesticated cereals for beer production, not bread. The research team, led by Stanford University professor of Chinese archaeology Li Liu, uncovered brewing […]

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Jameson Releases ‘Cold Brew’ Whiskey and Irish Coffee Will Never Be the Same Again

Jameson Releases ‘Cold Brew’ Whiskey and Irish Coffee Will Never Be the Same Again

“Coffee and Irish whiskey are no strangers,” Jameson says, “but at Jameson we couldn’t help but wonder if there was more to their story.” Taking inspiration from the growing popularity of iced, cold-brew coffee, the Irish distillery just released Jameson Cold Brew, a modern twist on the classic Irish Coffee cocktail. At 35 percent ABV, […]

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Four Roses Workers Strike Amid $55 Million Distillery Expansion

Four Roses Workers Strike Amid $55 Million Distillery Expansion

Four Roses union workers went on strike on Friday afternoon, after they were left aggrieved by contract negotiations with the Japanese-owned distillery. Approximately 53 workers from three local unions protested outside the company’s Lawrenceburg distillery and its bottling facility in Bullitt County, WKYT reports. The strike, led by union leaders from the UFCW Local 10D, […]

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Running the Only Marathon That Requires You to Drink 23 Glasses of Wine Before You Finish

Running the Only Marathon That Requires You to Drink 23 Glasses of Wine Before You Finish

Preparing for a marathon is a grueling prospect involving months of training. For one French marathon, however, getting those all-important miles is only half the battle. Passing through some of the most prestigious winemaking villages in Bordeaux, the Marathon du Médoc combines a 26.2-mile road race with a 23-stop wine-tasting drinkathon. To succeed in this […]

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