If allergies and asthma have you down this summer, you might be thinking all of your drinking plans are spoiled. Every time you drink, things seem to get worse. But Andy Whittamore, a doctor who writes for Asthma UK, says there’s a possible solution: just drink gin or vodka. Gin and vodka won’t cure your […]
Updated on 2017-06-26.
If you’re an adult over the age of 12, a daily serving of caffeine is more likely than not an essential part of your day. Whether it’s a cup in the morning or one in the afternoon, coffee-based drinks have become staples in our diets, as well as our daily motivation to do basically anything that […]
There’s nothing we love more on a rainy Saturday than a solid binge-watching session of our latest favorite series. Seriously, there’s no better way to unwind after a long week at work than curling up on the couch with a bottle of wine and a bag of Doritos.
It’s time to settle this once and for all: Merlot is not a subpar grape variety and yes, you should be drinking it. After the Sideways Effect of 2004, Merlot went through some serious trauma, thanks to Paul Giamatti’s character’s snobby Merlot-based remarks. However, Merlot is responsible for making some of the best wines in […]
When it comes to iconic cocktails, the Martini reigns king. Its basic composition of gin/vodka and dry vermouth make this simple yet sophisticated cocktail a staple at any reputable bar. With summer officially here, there’s never been a better time to play up fun, fruit-forward variations on this quintessential drink. We’ve rounded up five of […]
Updated on 2017-06-22.
What if we told you there was a sparkling wine on the market of Champagne quality for a fraction of the cost? Sparkling wine lovers, get ready to raise a glass (or few) to saving a whole lot of money this year. According to Tasting Table, Lidl’s sparkling Crémant de Bourgogne NV claimed one of […]
Updated on 2017-06-22.
It turns out the super-power compound resveratrol, found in the skins and seeds of grapes, has yet another positive effect on our body’s health. According to Science Daily, when tested on mice and colon cancer cells in a petri dish, resveratrol proved effective at killing cancer. Associate Professor Jairam K.P.
If you’re a loyal VinePair reader, there’s at least a small chance that you’re not just a whiskey lover, but that you’re part of a whiskey-loving couple. If that’s the case, something you should definitely be doing is incorporating your shared love of whiskey into your date nights. Nothing says ”I love you” like a good […]
If you care about wine, you’ve probably noticed that when you go to a restaurant, red wines and whites come in different-shaped glasses. There’s a huge industry built on the idea that different wines — down to the varietal, in some cases! — need differently shaped glasses to show their true colors.