Want to impress with a bottle of fizz that will complement that Easter chocolate? Forget champagne or dry fizz, unless you’ve managed to track-down a shelf that sells the sweet version, it will have Rich or Doux on the label. Why? Most of the fizz, is Brut or Extra Brut, dry or seriously dry. This style of fizz will make you tastebuds recoil in horror when mixed Chocolate Easter Eggs, Iced Easter Cake or that box of milky chocolates. Save the dry stuff for the savoury nibbles. Read more
Chancellor George Osborne has listened to the drink industry, and cancelled alcohol duty rises and cut beer by 1p a pint, an extra sip in the right direction for UK drinkers. Unfortunately Chancellor, this won’t be enough to stop the duty-free booze-cruisers or to fill our empty pubs, you’ll need to slash duty far more than mere sip if you want to do that! Read more
I’ve has tasted Brockmans Intensely Smooth Premium Gin … should you buy it or leave it on the shelf?
I’ve tasted Tropicana Trop50 Orange & Mango Juice Drink… should you put a packet in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?