Going out to dinner with friends can easily become a big event—after agreeing to share a meal together, you’ll have to choose the cuisine, the restaurant, and whether to invite that one person everyone has been avoiding for a few weeks. The decisions don’t end there. Once you settle in at the restaurant, and everyone…
In August of 2015, a book club called Sistahs on the Reading Edge, consisting of ten black women and one white, were ejected from a train touring Napa Valley wineries. They were accused of “laughing loudly,” which inspired the Twitter hashtag #LaughingWhileBlack, and also a discrimination lawsuit.
What a simple pleasure it is to have a drink at the end of the day while the stress of work recedes like the tide. But alcohol—especially good liquor—is expensive. Some claim there are simple tricks that can elevate cheap booze to the top of the shelf, so today we’re testing a few ways to improve mediocre liquor.
A recent episode of my favorite reality show, The Bedford Stop, begins with twenty-somethings Olena, Alex and Blake (a newcomer to the BS crew!) coming together on Olena’s bday night to get their pre-party on. But instead of drinking beer, mixed drinks, or shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, they discuss their…
What do you do when you have a lovely bottle of wine but your corkscrew has gone missing? When teetotaling is not an option, there are countless unconventional ways that people claim you can open a bottle of wine. We put them to the test.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are now entering the world of winemaking.
Social media loves a wine-sipping mom.
Finally, an important gender gap is closing. No, that that pesky pay gap, you know the one that will close in a short 118 years, but rather the alcohol gap. According to new numbers released by the National Institutes of Health, women are drinking more, while their male counterparts are drinking less. The trend is…
Diane Keaton has just unveiled a new wine called The Keaton, which is affordable, comes with a twist-off cap, and is meant to be served on ice. “It’s not fancy, but neither am I,” she told People. This is a dream come true.
You’ll have days where you look in the mirror and not recognize the person you see staring back at you, days when your identity feels like a puzzle that’s missing half its pieces. Today is not that day. Today, you know exactly who you are. You’re Academy Award winner Frances McDormand and you’re drinking wine on a…
Harlequin, perhaps the world’s best-known publisher of romance novels, is lending its name to a line of wines. Try not to drink yourself under the table at the next book club, ladies.
You’ve had a hard week. How about a relaxing bath in a pool of lukewarm wine?
The New York Times reports on a new trend in teen drinking across the pond: Young Brits have recently been consuming a kind of caffeinated wine called “Buckie” with wild abandon. The drink has become so popular that the Scottish Parliament is considering banning it to keep it out of their country.
Lest you forget we live in an era where there are such things as ‘Instagram stars,’ I’m here to make Monday worse than it already was by informing you of Instagram star The Fat Jew’s new business venture: selling a wine called “White Girl Rosé.”
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Whether feeling a friend’s baby bump, selling her new line of activewear, or laughing while playing badminton, Kate Hudson always seems to be having so much fun. And what do successful women who love having fun do when they want to keep having fun? They makes wine, of course! The Oscar-nominated actress recently told …
Grey sludge some are calling wine was drudged up from a US Civil War shipwreck. The wine was found 4 years ago on the Mary-Celestia off the coast of Bermuda. According to the Independent the wine was tasted yesterday after 151 years: