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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Marks and Spencer wines

Unlike other supermarkets we’ve reviewed, Marks and Spencer’s don’t sell the kinds of popular and easily recognised brands we are used to, so we were interested to see what they had on offer… Plus points: Lots and lots of soft drinks. They have soft drinks with interesting flavours Some low and no sugar options were…

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Waitrose drinks guide

When a supermarket’s essentials range includes buffalo mozzarella, you expect there to be a pretty good selection for those of us now shunning the label ‘middle class lush’, and who are instead joining the ranks of those toning down the weekly tipple for a healthier lifestyle. So let’s see how Waitrose did… Plus points: Lots…

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Champagne Glasses

What to drink instead of wine and champagne? If you usually drink wine and champagne, what can you drink instead? There are several non-alcoholic and de-alcoholised options available, we list some of the best picks.   Carl Jung Sparkling White Wine Carl Jung is a German winery, who have been making de-alcoholised wines since 1908. They…

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