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Thursday 21 August 2014

UK

Drinking two days in a row is a ‘risk’

A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tom Jones Brits’ preferred drinking pal

Welsh singing superstar Tom Jones has been voted the most popular British pop or rock star to have a pint with, according to a survey by Camra.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs call for alcohol label health warnings

UK MPs have warned of “a national crisis” as a result of alcohol misuse, calling for health warnings to appear on all drinks labels, among other measures.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Susy Atkins heralds the return of Lambrusco, while a sweet Grecian Muscat, said to taste of “Christmas and figs”, gets the thumbs up from David Williams.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Pub’s 700-strong whisky collection on sale

A UK pub which claims to have one of the world’s largest collections of whisky has been put up for sale with an asking price of £250,000.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Brazen thieves steal trolley full of beer

A group of young shoplifters calmly walked out of a busy supermarket with an entire shopping trolley stacked full of beer.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Student charged one pence for showing ID

A teenager was charged one pence by an off-licence because staff had to check her ID to prove she was over the age of 18.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Al Murray narrates Marston’s reality show

The inner workings of UK brewer Marston’s are set to be revealed in an upcoming reality TV show narrated by comedian and “pub landlord” Al Murray.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Couple trade in semi for English vineyard

A couple who sold their house and bought a vineyard are to launch their first vintage under the banner Smith and Evans English Sparkling Wine.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

The Savoy releases £18k Macallan whisky

Luxury London hotel The Savoy has released three bottles of “extremely rare” 48-year-old Macallan whisky to mark its 125th year.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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