Cocktails have been an irreplaceable part of the spirits world ever since its invention. To cock a horse’s tail and make it look more energetic for the show, the horse dealer would give it a ginger concoction. Later adding spices like ginger or black pepper to gin, wine or beer came to be called cocktails!

 

Born in Ireland, Tullamore D.E.W is produced by William Grant & Sons. It is the second largest selling brand of Irish whiskey globally, with sales of over 1,500,000 cases per annum as of 2020.

 
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To celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day, online homeware retailer IWOOT analysed Google and Instagram data to find the world’s most popular Gin.   

 

In countries where eating olives is comparatively new, it is important to have a benchmark for gauging the quality of a table olive. Consumers should be aware of what to look for in a good quality, tasty table olive. Highlighting these attributes will create awareness about the excellent local products that are available and protect consumers from being served second rate products, which is unfortunately something to which they have become accustomed for far too long.

 
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Ever wondered what the most searched cocktail in the world is? You are not alone! Pour moi, a UK-based fashion outlet, got curious and turned to Google search data to find out what cocktails the world is searching for. They’ve used 12 months of data to pinpoint the most-searched-for cocktail in nearly every country.

 

The Pour Moi report reveals that Porn Star Martini is the favourite cocktail of South African citizens who like to party. The Porn Star Martini is also the most searched for cocktail across the whole world, with more than 18 million global searches made last year.

 

The history of whisky goes back many thousands of years and so many drinkers of it are unaware where it originated and how it has been developed over the years. This is we have put together a brief timeline of the history of whisky with some key dates noted.

 

Milk is marvelous. Its been around for over 10,000 years but only consumed on rare occasions. The first people to drink milk regularly were early farmers and pastoralists in western Europe. They were also some of the first humans to live with domesticated animals. Today, drinking milk is common practice across the globe.

 

What is the most unusual food you have eaten? We’re willing to wager it will be something exotic, perhaps Eastern in origin. The Chinese, Japanese and Korean cuisines – among others – have always involved dishes that are somewhat at odds with those familiar to us in the West, and some more out of the ordinary than others!

 

Pigs are some of the earliest forms of livestock, first domesticated around 8,500 BC. Since then, pork as a protein source has become a favourite among meat lovers. However, many myths surround pork and its consumption, fueled in part by diverse religious and cultural beliefs, but also by misunderstanding and misinformation. Here are the facts behind 5 of the most common myths, provided by Lynca Meats.

 
 
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