Festive Drinks

Eggnog Eggnog is traditionally made with milk or cream, sugar and whipped eggs, and brandy or rum. According to Wikipedia, Eggnog may have developed from the medieval drink made with hot milk and wine or ale called posset. Eggs were added to some posset recipes. The term “eggnog” was first used in 1775, when Maryland clergyman and philologist … More Festive Drinks

If you like piña coladas “and getting caught in the rain!”…….

…………….you’ll be pleased to learn that the 10th July is Pina Colada Day. The term, “piña colada” means “strained pineapple” in Spanish and the piña colada has been the national drink of Puerto Rico since 1978. The traditional recipe for Piña colada is pineapple juice, light rum, and coconut cream poured over crushed ice. #NationalPinaColadaDay   … More If you like piña coladas “and getting caught in the rain!”…….

National Drink Wine Day

National Drink Wine Day February 18 Wine has played an important role in history, religion and relationships. The United States annually celebrates National Drink Wine Day on 18th February. Research by the University of Alberta in Canada proved that resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, offers similar to the benefits of working out. Other studies show … More National Drink Wine Day

Christmas Bells

Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. Most people remember this saying from the classic Christmas film “It’s a Wonderful Life”, although it was a common saying before the movie. Produced and directed by Frank Capra, the film is based on the short story by Philip Van Doren Stern called “The Greatest Gift”. Karolyn Grimes, who … More Christmas Bells

Why Wine is Good

Wine has been with us for centuries. Wine jars from 7000 B.C from ancient China indicate wine being made by fermenting fruit, rice and honey. In 4000 B.C. ancient Egypt considered beer as one of the foods of life and a dietary staple. 5 scientific reasons why drinking wine is good The Evening Standard also … More Why Wine is Good