Wine & Spirits

14 January 2021

‘Coffee shop’ tourism might soon be banned in Amsterdam

Visiting Amsterdam’s famous ‘coffee shops’ might no longer be possible after the coronavirus pandemic because of a recent announcement: the city’s mayor is considering banning foreigners […]
30 December 2020

5 tasty cocktails for your New Year celebrations

The compulsory glass of bubbly on New Year’s Eve is timeless, and is a tradition that cannot be changed this year no matter how many parties […]
22 December 2020

6 European destinations for beer lovers

It is difficult to say what it is that is so magical about the beer but one thing is for sure: beer conquered the world, hearts […]
20 December 2020

The Party Box: All you need to survive the Christmas lockdown

The lockdown has been depressing for us all and, despite an imminent vaccine, there is no end in sight. But, happily, there is some good news […]
14 December 2020

The perfect mulled wine

Arguably one of the best parts of Christmas is the warm, delicious delight that is a good glass of mulled wine. Whether its holding a warming […]
26 November 2020

A tea lover’s selection

As a stereotypical English tea lover, the traditional drink is a constant in my life. Whether it’s an early morning, the end of a meal or […]
20 November 2020

The importance of cider-making and its traditions in England

Growing up in rural England, cider plays a big part in your life. From the endless fields of apple orchards covering the countryside, to deciphering your […]
18 November 2020

It’s time for a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau

Same procedure as every year, although slightly different in 2020-Covid-19 times. On the third Thursday in November, it’s time to celebrate the harvest of the famous […]
18 November 2020

4 Traditional taverns you have to visit in Brussels

Ride your bike a few miles southwest of Brussels and your nose will tell you something unique about Belgium: beer is brewed everywhere. What better place […]
17 November 2020

The return of the ‘buchette del vino’ during Covid-19

Restaurants in Florence have been able to keep part of their businesses open during the Covid-19 lockdowns this year, by serving customers through 17th-Century buchette del […]
2 November 2020

Cara Delevingne and her siblings launch their own Prosecco

Supermodels are usually famous for their looks. Even though Cara Delevingne became famous with the bigger public because of her magnificent brows, the British celebrity definitely […]
9 October 2020

On the road to wines that are alive:
Orange wine 1001 lives

The wine I’m about to tell you about has as many faces as it does nuances, its very name is declined. People call it orange wine, […]
2 October 2020

A tour of European breweries

Europe is full of great breweries serving various types of craft beer and mixing modern techniques with ancient traditions. Beer lovers… Check out this list of […]
16 September 2020

On the road to wines that are alive:
The new face of Alsace

1. The Alsatian cliché dies hard In the collective imagination, the wines in the land of flamekueche are (too) sweet or of average quality. I’m not […]
11 September 2020

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles:
2020 results

8,500 wines from 46 producer countries competed this year in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles in Brno, Czech Republic, from September 4-6. Complying with current safety […]
7 September 2020

Ningxia: world capital of wine in 2021

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles will take place in China in May 2021. This is the second time the competition has head for China. After a […]
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