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Saturday 25 October 2014

Spirits

Paris Hilton racks up $230K bar bill

Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol-free club night opens in Sweden

A club at which guests are breathalysed on the door and where no alcoholic beverages are sold has launched in Stockholm.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

Glenfarclas unveils Sherry twist

Speyside whisky producer Glenfarclas has confirmed plans to introduce a 1966 fino Sherry cask expression as the first part of a new series.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

French strike in defence of on-job drinking

While most strikes are over pay or conditions, French rail workers went on strike this week in defence of two colleagues caught drinking on the job.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week saw db dine at a restaurant with no chef, indulge in an edible cinematic feast and sample the latest release from whisky maker Glenfarclas.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol can lower risk of heart attack

Moderate alcohol consumption, as part of a healthy lifestyle, could help prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, according to a recent study.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Gym-goers drink more

A new US study has found a link between the days we exercise and how much we drink.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Grey Goose sponsor Virgin space flight

British billionaire Richard Branson has teamed up with Grey Goose vodka naming it an official sponsor of his Virgin Galactic project.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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