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Wine Economics 101 – Why You Want To Pay More

September 9th, 2014

Every year the Chancellor bleeds a a little more cash from you as he stacks on yet more tax to life’s essentials,  with alcohol getting hit hard pretty much every time. Whilst this is unfortunately inevitable and unstoppable, there are a few things that you may like to bear in mind to make your money [...]

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The King Of Soho – A Pornographer’s Tale

August 27th, 2014

With the recent release of The King Of Soho London Dry Gin, I thought it would be a good idea to explore the fascinating story behind it. The gin is the brainchild of Howard Raymond and is dedicated to his late father Paul Raymond, the infamous ‘King Of Soho’. Paul was one of the richest [...]

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New Rehabilitation Tax On Alcohol

August 20th, 2014

This morning I heard about another ridiculous suggestion proffered by a government think tank. They are now suggesting that a new tax should be levied on alcohol (2 pence per unit of alcohol) by 2024 to fund the rehabilitation of drink and drug addicts. Apparently the government needs this extra cash for rehabilitation centers to [...]

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Simple Cocktails We Can All Make (No PhD Required!)

August 18th, 2014

Who wants to make cocktails at home? I bet we can all recollect a few occasions over the last year where we would have loved to of made a few cheeky cocktails; maybe it was a BBQ this Summer, a dinner party with new colleagues or a birthday bash for your other half. Some of [...]

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Celebrate Life With KAH Day Of The Dead Tequila

August 13th, 2014

OK, so you’ve got an award winning authentic premium tequila made from 100% blue agave and are wondering what kind of bottle to put it in. Do you go for a bottle with a little sombrero hat for a lid? No, that’s a bit naff isn’t it! How about chucking it into a slinky bottle [...]

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Hypocrits And Liars, A British Institution

August 12th, 2014

It has been proven time and time again that the majority of this country’s politicians can’t be trusted as far as they can be thrown; expense scandals, affairs and allegations of covering up child abuse have been rife over the past few years. Politics in this country has become like a soap opera and watching [...]

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Be Tempted By The Devil Once More? – Arran Devil’s Punch Bowl Chapter 3

August 4th, 2014

The forces of darkness are rejoicing this week as Arran’s The Devil’s Punch Bowl Chapter 3: Fiendish Finale is released to an unsuspecting public. This release completes the unholy trinity of single malts that began in 2012 with the original Devil’s Punch Bowl. This was followed last year with the Chapter 2 release and this [...]

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Teeling Whiskey Masters International Spirits Competitions

July 31st, 2014

The Teeling Whiskey family of premium Irish whiskeys picks up an amazing 16 accolades at International spirits competitions. Teeling scoops three Irish ‘Masters’  Titles and Gold award at Irish Whiskey Masters and also wins Gold ‘Outstanding’ for 30 Year Old Single Malt Platinum Reserve as well as being shortlisted for Overall Boutique Distiller of the [...]

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New Johnnie Walker Film Starring Jude Law

July 31st, 2014

One of the worlds largest and most iconic whisky brands have decided to make a short film entitled ‘The Gentleman’s Wager’. Johnnie Walker has teamed up with the legendary Ridley Scott’s son, Jake Scott, to direct the short flick which has been released via their YouTube channel. The film stars the irrepressible Jude Law, who [...]

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Banned For Public Disorder? Excellent, You’re Back In! El Ron Prohibido Habanero Rum

June 13th, 2014

So, I’m back again after a month of careless blog neglect tut tut tut! I do apologise but I have been frantically scribing some words for the new website which should be upon us at the beginning of August! Exciting stuff, but one for the back burner as something far more seductive has landed in [...]

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