Booze News: Harry Potter's Drinking Problem; Does Red Wine Make You Horny?
The Times asks, "Does Hogwarts have a drinking problem?" The latest Harry Potter movie shows the young wizards coming of age, which includes drinking various potions and going to the pub.
An estimated 20,000 protesters marched through Ayrshire and Kilmarnock, where Johnnie Walker is bottled, against spirits giant Diageo's plans to cut some 900 jobs in the whiskey sector across Scotland.
The latest in cocktail apps for iPhone is iTinis, a Vegas-themed application that features a spinning drink selector, allowing users to tap the "Spin" button and shake their iPhone to get a randomly selected drink recipe.
The Mimosa is ubiquitous at brunch time. But there are better breakfast cocktails out there. Why not try a Ramos Gin Fizz, incorporating gin, eggs, cream, sugar, lemon, lime, and orange blossom flower water, or an aptly named Corpse Reviver #2, Morning Glory, or Red Eye?
[Atlantic Food Channel]
A recent study conducted by Italian researchers found that women who prefer red wine to other alcoholic drinks have higher sex drives. Red wine drinkers were also found to have a more active libido than women who don't drink at all.