Gelato vs Ice Cream vs Sorbet – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re wandering the streets of Italy or at the beach on a hot day, there’s nothing better than a blended, frozen dessert. Ice cream, gelato and sorbet are three of the most popular summery treats all across the world. But if you’ve ever found yourself wondering what’s the difference between gelato and ice cream … Read more

15 Fun Drinking Games for Couples

If you thought drinking games were a recent invention, you might be surprised to know know that there’s sound evidence that people have been playing drinking games since the fifth century BC. And the underlying purpose of these games has never changed – to ensure that every second spent with one’s drinking companion is meaningful. … Read more

How to Ease Your Hangover in 7 Simple Steps

You opened a bottle of Prosecco last night with the intention of drinking just a glass over dinner. Next thing you know, the sophisticated at home wine tasting has morphed into cocktails, drinking games and ended up with you dancing on the table in a bar with friends. We’ve all done it. But waking up … Read more

15 Best Hangover Foods (and Foods to Avoid)

Hangovers are definitely the least fun thing about drinking. You wake up after a few too many Prosecco cocktails or glasses of wine with a pounding head, dry mouth, shaky hands, and a churning stomach. And the worse part is, you now have to attempt to make it through an entire day. Unfortunately, there’s no … Read more

How to Make A Mimosa & 5 Fruity Alternatives

The mimosa is one of the most versatile cocktails out there. Whether it’s boozy brunch or a wedding reception, Christmas morning or a sunny day in the garden, there’s never a bad time to enjoy a refreshing mimosa. The two-ingredient cocktail is also super simple to make. However, there’s a little more to it than … Read more

Easy Classic Peach Bellini Recipe & 5 Fun Alternatives

From fun boozy brunches to glitzy evening drinks, the classic bellini is a versatile and low-alcohol cocktail that can be enjoyed at any time of day. It’s light, fruity, and elegantly refreshing, without being too sweet or overbearing. And the best part? The classic peach bellini recipe is super simple to make at home to … Read more

Classic Negroni Recipe & 5 Twists on the Original

The story goes that the Negroni was first invented in a bar in Florence in 1919 when Italian Count Camillo Negroni asked a bartender to make his favourite cocktail, the Americano, stronger by replacing the soda water with gin. The resulting cocktail was named after the count. 100 years later, the Negroni is now one of the … Read more

7 Simple Steps To Host a Wine Tasting at Home

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Whether you’re trying to become a wine pro or simply love drinking wine, hosting a wine tasting party at home can be a fun way to entertain friends while discovering your new favourite wine at the same time. Plus, what other opportunity do you get to pop open 6 different bottles of wine at the … Read more

10 Top Italian Wines You Need To Know

Did you know that Italy produces more types of wine than any other country in the world, with approximately 350 official Italian wine varieties? From the types of grapes used to the production method and how long the wine is aged, each Italian wine is completely unique and has its own exciting flavour profile. Whether you … Read more

Classic Aperol Spritz Recipe & 5 Twists on the Original

Dating back to the 50s, Aperol Spritz has long been a favourite pre-dinner drink in its native country, Italy. However, it’s only relatively recently that this iconic Italian cocktail has gained international popularity. Today, you can find Aperol Spritz being drunk in restaurants, cocktail bars, brunch cafes, and homes all over the world. Whether you’re … Read more