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5 drinks that scream summer
Whether you are throwing a summer bash or simply wish for a refreshing tipple in the garden, seasonal drinks will no doubt be on your radar. This is why as summer encroaches, we at DrinksShop.Co.Uk add some amazing drinks to our stock list, ensuring our much-valued customers have the pick of a great bunch. So, if you are looking for the best drinks to sit back and bask in the sun with, take some inspiration from the below.     Cold beer -  It goes without saying that nothing beats a good old-fashioned cold beer, being synonymous with refreshment. With summer seeing b..
Can alcohol reduce the risk of prostate cancer?
Over the years alcohol has been connected to various health issues. However, in recent times, scientists have actually connected the consumption of alcohol to disease and illness prevention. From hayfever to heart disease, many say the odd G&T is just as good for you as your five a day!    According to a recent research project, consuming a moderate amount of alcohol could also reduce the risk of prostate cancer; something that effects 1 in 7 men.      Red wine over white wine     But, this is not a green light to..
Surrey vinyard launches 'Royal Wedding Wine'
The world and his wife are awaiting next month's royal wedding; a celebration that will see Prince Harry wed American actress, Meghan Markle. Set to be one of the most extravagant royal weddings of our time, the do is expected to reign supreme; especially when it comes to food and drink.  Juts this week, a 'royal wedding wine' has been launched; a drink that promises heaps of depth and punchy flavours. Created by Greyfriars, the white wine is a limited edition drink that the Surrey-based wine-makers have named - Cuvée Royal. Created in their vineyard in Surrey, Greyfriars are hi..
5 things you may not know about Rosé wine  
When it comes to fine wine, Rosé is very much an afterthought, having the lowest sales numbers in the UK; but why? Well, according to many critics and people 'in the know', this is because people are far less educated on Rosé wine than they are red or white. So, here at Drinksshop, we thought we would debunk a few wine myths; ones that show Rosé in its true light.   Rosé can age   From various research projects, we have found that people regarded Rosé as a lower-quality wine; mainly due to the fact that it didn’t age. Whilst a common..
Top reasons people buy beer kegs
In recent years, prolific events such as birthdays and weddings have become a lot less pretentious, with people requesting a humble beer over an extravagant, umbrella-adorned cocktail. As a result, beer keg sales have increased, with people wanting to enjoy great beer in large groups. Thrilled to see more and more of our customers interested in beer, we below share the top reasons our customers are investing in kegs.   House parties  In the current climate, families and friendship groups are tightening their belts, opting to get together at home rather than venture o..
Lanson win award for musical champagne box 
  Lanson, one of the UK's most regularly-consumed champagnes, has this week won an award. Credited for its innovative new product, Lanson romped home with the title of Best New Product Packaging category at the DFNI Global Awards in London.   The award was for the company's musical champagne gift box; a champagne box that doubled up as a speaker. Made for all three of the brand's labels; White, Black and Rosé, these music boxes are made of metal and have a built-in slot for your iPhone. Beating new packaging innovations from Toblerone, Johnnie Walker Blue Label a..
Low alcohol drinks: The biggest bar request  
As a society, we are becoming more and more health conscious, cutting back on things like fast food, sugar and alcohol. Impacting bar orders, we are seeing more and more customers order low or zero alcohol drinks. And it seems like we are not the only ones witnessing this trend, having seen various bars report an increase in low-booze requests across the country.  With sales of low and non-alcohol drink sales rising by 20% this year and various 'small beer' breweries popping up across London, we at DrinksShop.co.uk wanted to learn more; digging deeper into what are the reasons behind t..
Royal Wedding to have its own craft beer 
From Airbnb seeing over a 1000% increase in interest in Windor properties to an influx of tourists booked on flights to Britain next month; the Royal Wedding is proving to be pretty great for the British economy. This week, we at DrinksShop learnt of a new craft beer, one that will be launched in time for and for the purpose of the Royal Wedding.  Created by Windsor and Eton, the official beer of the Royal Wedding is said to be pretty spectacular, reimagining the Royal Beer from their limited edition range. With a mission to pay homage to both British culture and US tastes, the beer is..
Jay-Z to launch new champagne named after twins 
As you will know, here at DrinksShop.co.uk, we are slightly obsessed with celebrity drinks ventures, being a part of the industry that is just fascinating. From Khloe Kardashian bubbly and Backstreet boys Tequila to Branjelina red wine, we have seen it all! This week, serial entrepreneur, Jay-Z, made a move that suggested another stab at the drinks market. According to sources, the rapper is looking to trademark the phrase “Les Jumelles d’Armand de Brignac” or “the twins”; paying homage to his twin children, Sir and Rumi. Applied under his champagne brand, Jay-Z is expected to make some big bu..
Is gin the answer to your Hay Fever struggles this summer?
Summertime is arguably the best time of year, being all about fun, sunshine and of course; refreshing alcoholic beverages.   However, summer often comes with a rather large pitfall; Hay Fever!    Well, according to a new study, a cold gin and tonic could be all you need to combat Hay Fever this year. Who'd of thought it?   As music to gin-lovers' ears, this study has been conducted by Asthma UK. With one in five people suffering from itchy eyes and runny noses during the summer, the study wanted to uncover ways in which people could combat Hay Fever s..
Drinks bottle deposit scheme proposed for England
Over the past few years, we at DrinksShop.co.uk have seen a great deal of effort being made to reduce waste, especially with regards to plastic and glass. With the drinks industry renowned for its constant use of said materials, a new scheme has been proposed by government. Suggesting that the people of England pay a deposit when buying drinks in bottles and cans, the scheme's aim is to reduce waste by encouraging more and more people to recycle. Although paying a deposit for a bottle of wine or can of Cola will increase the price of the drink, consumers will get their money back once they r..
5 drinks to make for an Egg-cellent Easter
Here at Drinks Shop, we are passionate about sharing great drinks with our growing number of customers, much in demand as holidays such as Easter approaches. Now just over a week away, we're running a series of drinks offers and promotions, sharing our wonderful products with those throwing parties across the country.      If you are in the process of throwing the celebration of all celebrations, then why not carry the Easter theme through to your drinks? Allowing for a unique drinking experience, below we share with you a few Easter drinks ideas that will mak..
You can now personalise your beer foam
In recent years, the drinks market has become borderline obsesses with the 'personal touch'; with brands as well as bars wanting to give their customers a unique drinking experience with every sip. From engraved glassware to bespoke cocktails, the conventional, old-fashioned pint just won't do. Eager to blend our love of traditional drinking with the personal touch is a new American firm; one that is now offering people to chance to personalise your beer foam.     As a device that the company expect to be adopted across the world, such trends have proven to work for ..
Beer yoga is now a thing! 
In life, we are often torn between being a healthy person that works out and having a beer or two to let loose after a long day at work. Well, no longer do we have to compromise, with Beer Yoga now a thing! Allowing you to sip ale whilst in the Downward Dog, the classes are now available in London; the brainchild of Guzel Mursalimova, 28. Whilst being condemned by yoga purists, this did not stop the young entrepreneur from taking her unorthodox yoga teaching method forward.   “Some people do think mixing the two is unacceptable and I respect their opinion but what I wanted t..
Backstreet Boys are back...with a new drink!
If you are a 90s kid, you will be well aware of the Backstreet Boys; a boy band that put the cheese in cheesy pop music! Having given us some classics such as 'I Want it that Way', 'As Long as you Love me' and 'Larger Than Life', the five men have now turned their attention to the drinks market. According to various rumours, the 5 men are looking to launch a Tequila brand. This follows a two-day concert in Cancun where they were reportedly on the search for a Mexican producer to take their plans forward. Arguably showing some truth in the rumours, Kevin Richardson, one fifth of the boyband, ..