Wine Types & Selection Tips : Open a Wine Bottle Correctly

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How to correctly open a bottle of wine. By now you would have prepared your wine. If it is vintage wine, you either settled it for four, five hours. If it’s a white wine, it would have been in the fridge for a couple of hours to get it to drinking temperature. Wines now come […]

Your Sommeliers Favorite Sommelier: Chef’s Night Out with Raj Parr

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did you need help Jose hey sure we can have him on we’d love to help let’s do it put down the bottle is help does the glass might tumble over the wind oh yeah rumba all right hey come here Rashaad para Weinberg Tamina group and partner sandy wines and doing the Lakota in […]

Scotland Battles Alcohol Crisis With Minimum Alcohol Pricing | NBC Left Field

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And let’s say, as the government, you wanted to do something about that. There’s restricting alcohol or banning alcohol sales. We’ve seen how that’s gone before. There’s taxation: raising prices on all alcohol. But come May 1, Scotland will become the first country to try a third strategy: minimum alcohol pricing. Here’s the gist: This […]

Alcohols You Should Just Drink Straight

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Buying quality liquor can be an intimidating experience, whether it’s picking out the perfect birthday gift for a connoisseur, or expanding an alcohol repertoire previously reliant on whatever cheap stuff you drank in college. But taking the easy route and adding booze to mixers and cocktails is a missed opportunity. Choosing a high quality alcohol […]

Why is using alcohol to cope so common? (Like Minds Ep.17) BBC Stories

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but you have a problem with it, nobody wants to know you. It’s a legal drug that changes your mood pretty quickly. And 41% of us in the UK say that we drink alcohol because it helps us when we feel depressed or nervous. (Drinkaware/Yougov Jan 2018) Some people call this psychological dependency. Others might […]

Your Brain on Drugs: Alcohol

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Booze Alcohol, one of the most commonly used and abused drugs in the world comes in a variety of forms and does one thing quickly and well. It changes the way you feel But to what do we owe these feelings of release and freedom? How could ingestion of one simple substance so drastically change […]

Drugs of Abuse: Ethanol, Methanol & Ethylene Glycol – Toxicology | Lecturio

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Hi, welcome to the pharmacology lectures by Lecturio. I’m Dr. Pravin Shukle and we’re going to cover some toxicology today, specifically drugs of abuse. Let’s talk about alcohols. We have several clinically important alcohols and their antagonists. In terms of alcohols, the most important ones are ethanol, methanol and ethylene glycol. We use some drugs […]


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Hey guys, it’s Ro! Welcome to another Nerdy Nummies! As some of you may know I am a huge Game of Thrones fan. I have read 5 of the books and I love the TV series. Every time the show comes out I like to host a big viewing party at my house. Where I’ll […]

The ‘Family Ties’ When Tom Hanks Was A Raging Alcoholic

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(gentle music) – [Narrator] Alex is excited, his uncle Ned’s coming to town and he’s been bugging his dad to get Ned a job. Elyse is worried Steven’s boss will find out about that time Ned embezzled four and a half million dollars at his last gig, in Philadelphia. Uncle Ned arrived slurring waving two […]


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In this video I show you a DIY mini micro ultra light backpacking pocket/keychain stove that I made I tell you why I made the ultra light pocket stove and how it is far superior in efficiency over commonly used ‘aluminum can penny stoves’ I made this ultra light backpacking stove out of an aluminum […]