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  • Veganuary: 6 of the best vegan wines

    Switched to a plant-based lifestyle and looking to re-stock your wine rack in 2021? Warwickshire wine connoisseur Lindsay Poole selects her pick of the bunch including vegan Champers - for some Lockdown 3.0 decadence!

  • Cure your hangover with this red-hot recipe!

    We like it hot! Kick-start the year (and cure your sore head) with this fiery take on the classic tomato and vodka-based Bloody Mary from Tipsy Wight.

  • The perfect Christmas cocktail: a Velvet Warhol

    As we're unable to go out for a drink we asked Cafe Vin Cinq's super-talented mixologist for his favourite festive tipple of 2020 for your delectation at home. Chin-chin!

  • Best wines to buy for the festive season 2020

    From the perfect red to pair with a Boxing Day roast to the best bubbles for your Christmas Day and NYE celebrations, these are the bottles to pick up or order online locally for the festive season.

  • Glug! Glug! Warwickshire-made gluten free & vegan IPA is voted world’s best

    Purity Brewing Company's first gluten free Session IPA was named the World’s Best at the recent 2020 International Beer Challenge and is now on sale in all major Sainsbury's.

  • Burning Barn Rum

    On the back of our recent best UK indie drinks feature, we have some more exciting local news about a West Midlands based craft rum celebrating its first major supermarket listing.

  • Cheers to Newbold Spirit!

    Cheers to new independent Warwickshire distillery Newbold Spirit which has won a triple silver in the IWSC spirit awards 2020.

  • Rum – it’s the new gin!

    In honour of National Rum Day, we’ve benched our usual G&T for something a little spicier. Here’s what to buy and how to drink it (spoiler: no coke allowed!).

  • 16 brilliant pub gardens for post-lockdown drinks in Warks

    Praise be, the pubs are opening - just in time for summer weather! Here are the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced tipple.

  • In the pink: the rosé revolution

    Welcome to the rosé renaissance. Once dismissed as "lady petrol" (ugh), it's now officially the drink of the summer. Read on for top tips on buying the best bottles and that all important question - does it give you a hangover?

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