Summer 2018 Mindful Drinking Festival

The Mindful Drinking Festival is over (we’re back in a few months in Glasgow) – and what a day it was! You’ll have already seen some of our “brand stories” articles in the run-up to the festival, and we squirrelled a couple away to share after the event – so here’s The Alcohol-Free Shop, Borrago,…

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International drinks

We’ve got some fabulous international alcohol-free brands launching their products in the UK now. Are we ahead over here in the UK, or is this movement global? We spoke to four of the international brands who will be at our Mindful Drinking Festival this Saturday, 28th July, to find out: Remedy Kombucha – Angie Turner…

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Mindful Drinking Founders

The “Mindful Drinking” scene is growing rapidly, and many of the brands that we know and love, or are only just discovering, were the brainchild of people who have changed their own relationship with alcohol – some of them have even cut down or stopped since being a part of the scene, soaking up the…

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Festival drinks launches

We all love it when a new product comes to the mindful drinking market – it’s not just about the excitement and anticipation of tasting something different, it’s about the pure elation that the sector is growing and that there IS a demand for well crafted, delicious, experimental drinks which have been tailored to an…

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Sober Barmaid Sweets

Club Soda member Gala wanted to start her own blog about her journey with giving up drinking, not only to create a kind of accountability for herself but also to inspire others who are on a similar path. She’s now 45 days alcohol-free and determined to stick to it, after what’s already been a rollercoaster journey…

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Your Life Rhys Story

How do you juggle a career as a successful Strategy Director, with being a writer, dad of two, accomplished musician AND successfully changing your relationship with alcohol? I asked Rhys Williams, who has managed exactly that,  if he’d answer a few questions about his journey with booze, and for any advice he might have for those…

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Mens health alcohol and diabetes

This week is #MensHealthWeek which aims to heighten awareness around preventable health problems and encourage men to take action when first detecting symptoms, in order to receive successful treatment. This year directs a particular focus to diabetes, due to #DiabetesWeek occurring at the same time. Men are more likely to get diabetes than women and…

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Stone Hill

We asked Tim Copeland, journalist and mindful drinker, if he could put together a piece for us about his journey with drinking, and what he’s done to succeed in achieving his goals. It turned out he’d already written it all down, as he’s been fiercely documenting his progress to aide in his ongoing personal growth,…

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