Belgian Nuns Are Selling The World’s First Trappist Beer Shampoo

Did you ever wonder why — if Trappist Belgian monks make the best beer in the world and European nuns brewed through the Middle Ages and beyond — no Trappist convents currently brew beer? While they still don’t brew, the Trappistines of the Abbey of Our Lady of Nazareth in Brecht, Belgium, have partnered with the brothers at Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Heart of Westmalle to make what may be the world’s first Trappist ale shampoo.

 

More Quality Wines from South Africa Enter the Global Market

If you are not all that familiar with the wines of South Africa, welcome to a large number of wine lovers in the same boat. The simple fact is, there are very few South African wines exported to the U.S., even though the country’s winemaking goes back to the 17th century via Dutch settlers and the industry’s Cooperative Wine Growers’ Association was founded in 1918. But South Africa’s distance from the western world, the Depression and World War II and its apartheid policies kept the wines out of many markets until well into the 1990s.

 

You Can Now Get The Same Health Benefits From Coffee You Used To Get From Red Wine

The health benefits of red wine in moderation are well known, thanks to the antioxidant resveratrol, which is thought to shield the body against heart attacks, cancer and other diseases.

 

The Best Glasses For Tequila

Fancy a tequila? Before you reach for a glass you need to decide how you enjoy your tequila and what style you want to drink. Do you drink it as a shot? Do you savor it slowly like a fine liqueur or do you like tequila on the rocks?

 

Snoop Dogg Breaks World Record For Biggest Gin And Juice

This weekend rapper Snoop Dogg managed to set a new Guinness World Record for the biggest paradise cocktail ever — and it was made of gin and juice, of course.

 

Toast To Guilt-Free Sipping With These Calorie-Conscious Cocktails

People are gradually becoming more active and wellness is taking center stage but can our cocktails also be healthy? While a healthy cocktail seems like somewhat of a contradiction, there are plenty of calorie-conscious cocktails that use fresh ingredients and boast far less calories than the usual go-to cocktails like margaritas, pina coladas and the likes.

 

Prosecco Leads The Italian Wine Market, But At What Cost?

The Italian sparkling wine Prosecco is famous all over the world and has played a key role in enhancing the sector. However, the regions in Italy that host the vineyards where this wine is produced ar

 

Ace of Spades Champagne: The Biggest Scam In Wine History

Thanks to its iconic logo that makes it immediately recognizable, the Armand de Brignac Champagne is known worldwide also under the name Ace of Spades.

 

The Latest Food Trend Has Drinkers Pairing Insects With Alcohol

With beer, wine and spirit pairings creeping upward in popularity, insects aren?t just for dinner anymore.

 

Top 5 Cocktail Trends You’ll See In 2019

Cocktail drinkers have much to look forward to in 2019—with many surprising ingredients and unusual pairings in store, according to the annual Culinary + Cocktail Trends Forecast launched by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants earlier this month.

 
 
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