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    Recipes

    How to chill a bottle of white wine in less than 3 minutes at home

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    Health

    Drinking alcohol affects your anxiety, but why?

  • Kocktail
    Food and Drink

    The best DIY cocktail kits for a delicious drink at home

Latest Stories

Friends cheersing wine glasses in a pub garden after lockdown.
Life

“Will drinking ruin my fitness progress?”

Something to read before your bank holiday pub plans.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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group of friends cheersing alcoholic drinks socialising at a pub
Life

Sober curious? Ruby Warrington on how to drink less alcohol in social situations

Feeling nervous about going out and drinking again after lockdown? You need to read these tips.

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Alice Porter
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Orange-flavoured gin
Life

This orange marmalade-inspired gin is the refreshing, zesty summer drink we’ve been waiting for

There’s a new gin on the block.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Wine in a can
Food and Drink

7 of the best canned drinks to pack on your next picnic

These easy-to-carry drinks are perfect for stocking up your picnic basket.

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Megan Murray
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Millie Gooch
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How did we let wine become the third wheel in our friendships?

Is wine the glue holding female friendships together or is that a falsehood popular culture is selling us?

functioning alcoholic
Wellbeing

Sober curious? Here's how to give up alcohol this Dry January

These realistic tips will get you through the month and beyond.

Posted by
Nupur Trivedi
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Sleep Diaries: “Studies have shown that alcohol can reduce the restorative effects of sleep.”
Wellbeing

“This is how giving up alcohol in lockdown helped me to rediscover my love of running”

One writer swaps booze for a sense of purpose and control.

Posted by
Nupur Trivedi
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woman holding picture of glass of wine
Long Reads

“I gave up alcohol five years ago and here’s what I've learned”

For one, other people don't care as much as you think they do...

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Woman drinking wine watching a movie
Long Reads

“This alternative approach to Dry January made me happier and healthier”

After one writer discovered that cutting out alcohol could harm her health, she tried an alternative method...

Posted by
Rosie Mullender
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Life

Prosecco fans, your favourite tipple has unexpected health benefits

Bottoms up to the bubbles!

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Christmas cocktails
Food and Drink

15 festive cocktail recipes with 3 ingredients or fewer

Easy to make, even easier to drink.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Chloe Gray
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This is why alcohol makes it harder to get a good night’s sleep

Sorry, but nightcaps really don’t work.

Life

5 ways to do Christmas differently this year

Keep the magic of Christmas alive by making new traditions.

In partnership with
Gordon's Gin
Nutrition

The best foods to eat when you’re hungover

Do you swear by a post-night out full English? Or maybe your cure is a banana and coffee? Here's the science behind whether they really work.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Gin advent calendars 2020: Drinks by the Dram’s Premium Gin Advent Calendar.
Food and Drink

15 luxurious gin advent calendars to treat yourself in the run-up to Christmas

Go on, you deserve it.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Best hot gin cocktails
Food and Drink

Hot toddy, anyone? 6 mulled gin recipes to try this winter

These delicious hot toddy recipes are guaranteed to warm your cockles on a chilly evening...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Food and Drink

Amie RED is the Instagram-approved wine we’ll all be drinking this winter

It's *the* vino of the season.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Restaurants & Bars

7 stunning rooftops and terraces you can visit throughout winter in London

Think hot toddies, fur throws and lots of fairy lights.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Megan Murray
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Petersham Nurseries and other great London venues are serving £6 cocktails throughout October

Summer may not have panned out quite as we hoped, but our favourite cocktail event is about to turn things around.

Food and Drink

4 alternative espresso martini recipes that are genuinely easy to make

Think cream liqueur, Yorkshire marmalade and even tequila.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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