Teetotal GnT

Believe it or not, we are hastily moving towards spring, and crisp refreshing drinks will soon be in order. A firm favourite is always a G&T, chilled and beautifully garnished. But what if you’re not drinking? Worry not, we’ve found plenty of fantastic alcohol-free alternatives to the G&T, each still boasting mature botanical aromas and…

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Giving up alcohol can make you crave chocolate

I want to discuss chocolate and alcohol on today’s post. There is a fact that has stuck in my mind from an episode of Bergerac I watched in the late 80’s. I was a teenager, but as a child of a father who drank too much, things you see and hear stick in your mind…

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what to drink when you are not drinking

Not sure what to drink when you are not drinking? Decided to live hangover free but not sure where to start? Want to cut down on your wine consumption but don’t fancy fizzy water? Fed up of nights out on diet coke and water? Even more fed up of people asking if you’re pregnant or…

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Beer Food Pairing

You may by now have been acquainted with the age old mystery of what wine will pair nicely with your meal. But whilst we have all been worrying about the subtleties of wine, a whole different culinary dark art has been brewing: that of beer pairing. The humble beer is much more versatile than you…

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Nanny State Warrior

Where to find non-alcoholic beers on supermarket shelves? Club Soda member Jo, our self-confessed ‘Nanny State Warrior’, has been doing battle with Tesco about the positioning of non-alcoholic beer on shop shelves! Nanny State and other alcohol-free beers seem to be intermingled amongst the mass-market beers with alcohol, and are often not easy to find  – plus…

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