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'Tis the season to be merry! Christmas cocktails are the nation’s favourite festive tipples

'Tis the season to be merry! Christmas cocktails are the nation’s favourite festive tipples

Homemade cocktails have topped a poll by Waitrose Cellar in a bid to find the UK’s favourite Christmas drink.

Sloe Gin World Champions

Sloe Gin World Champions

Glasgow-based “liquid deli” Demijohn has been crowned Sloe Ginster World Champion for 2014. The annual competition is hosted by The George Inn in Frant near Tunbridge Wells on the Kent/Sussex border.

Grand Marnier launches limited edition Parisian themed bottle

Grand Marnier launches limited edition Parisian themed bottle

Grand Marnier, the luxury liqueur that is the icon of Parisian chic, is launching a modern, playful and elegant limited edition bottle in tribute to French creativity to celebrate the coming of Christmas.

Women up to five times less likely to be roadside breath tested than men

Women are up to five times less likely than men to be roadside breath tested by the police, according to a new study from Direct Line Car Insurance.

One in 60 drink drivers reoffend

Despite a number of hard-hitting advertising campaigns aimed at making drink driving socially unacceptable and tough sentences for those convicted, thousands of drink drivers go on to reoffend within three years, according to new research.

The Mincemeat Irish cocktail

The Mincemeat Irish cocktail

Since September Sainsbury’s has sold more than 8 million mince pies, showing that our appetite for the seasonal treat is larger than ever before.

Lightweight lager? Europeans embrace the non-alcoholic beer boom

Lightweight lager? Europeans embrace the non-alcoholic beer boom

A love of a cold pint of beer unites nationalities throughout the globe, however it seems European consumers are gaining a thirst for the non-alcoholic (NAB) variety.

The World of Cognac

The World of Cognac

Today, the global Cognac market represents nearly 150 million bottles and is worth 1.7 billion Euros. 4 bottles of Cognac are consumed every second in the world.

Disaronno Versace Sour cocktail available exclusively at The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz London

Disaronno Versace Sour cocktail available exclusively at The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz London

A cocktail created to mark an exclusive collaboration between Disaronno and Versace will be available exclusively at The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz London from Monday 20th October until Christmas 2014.

Healthier cocktails at Plateau in collaboration with FAIR

Healthier cocktails at Plateau in collaboration with FAIR

This month, Canary Wharf restaurant Plateau, will be launching a range of healthier cocktails in collaboration with FAIR., the world's first Fair Trade Certified spirits brand.

JW Steakhouse unveils world's first hand-selected single barrel bourbon

JW Steakhouse unveils world's first hand-selected single barrel bourbon

Bourbon and steak-lovers rejoice as the world's number one bourbon Jim Beam, and leading American steakhouse JW Steakhouse at Grosvenor House, join forces to bring southern American character to a whole new level in the heart of London, unveiling the first ever Jim Beam single barrel bourbon to be hand selected and exported from the USA to anywhere in the world.

New Street Wine Shop host exclusive Dalmore Whisky tasting

New Street Wine Shop host exclusive Dalmore Whisky tasting

On Thursday 16th October, New Street Wine Shop will host an exclusive Dalmore Whisky tasting experience with Dalmore’s Master Distiller and renowned whisky blender, Richard ‘The Nose’ Paterson.

Revolucion De Cuba hits the streets for Cuba Libre cocktail giveaway

Revolucion De Cuba hits the streets for Cuba Libre cocktail giveaway

Manchester’s Revolucion De Cuba has exclusively teamed up with awarding winning premium rum label, Bacardi to celebrate the bank holiday weekend in style.

‘Warm-weather drinkers’ endangering UK roads

‘Warm-weather drinkers’ endangering UK roads

More than half (54%) of drink drivers offend during the summer months, according to new research from Confused.com.

Sloe Gin World Championships

Sloe Gin World Championships

The George pub in Frant, East Sussex near Tunbridge Wells is to again host the Sloe Gin World Championships on Wednesday 10th December from 1.00pm.