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Tag Archives: January

• Huh? Give up booze for January? Are you doing this?

Huh? Give up booze for January? Are you doing this?

“Drynuary” is a very stupid name for a very smart tradition: abstaining from alcohol for the month of January. Though the practice of periodically abstaining from alcohol is probably as old as alcohol itself, the term “Drynuary” was coined in 2007 by John Ore, who has written about the practice (often collaboratively with fellow writer […]

• Former drunks make unstoppable runners

Former drunks make unstoppable runners

Exercise can provide an excellent escape from addiction. A sober marathoner offers 8 reasons why… Many drunks won’t be swayed by the symbolism of a turned calendar page. But each year, plenty of chronic drinkers and struggling alcoholics figure that January is a chance for a fresh start. To them, I say run. You’re already […]

• Pernod Ricard’s sales grow 5%. Emerging markets offset France drop

Pernod Ricard’s sales grow 5%. Emerging markets offset France drop

Solid growth in sales of cognac and other liquors in emerging markets offset a domestic decline for French drinks group Pernod Ricard, which reported a 5 percent increase in third-quarter sales Thursday. The maker of Beefeater gin and Jameson whisky said the drop in French sales was largely due to an excise duty increase. Still, […]

• 4th Annual Pasadena Pinot Fest Coming Up!

4th Annual Pasadena Pinot Fest Coming Up!

This is a don’t miss event taking place from January 14th through February 11th, sponsored by Noir Food & Wine and Pasadena Magazine. Check out the list of fabulous events and on their website:

• Bud Light Platinum: a craft beer? Nice try, AB InBev but no cigar

Bud Light Platinum: a craft beer? Nice try, AB InBev but no cigar

Budweiser plans to introduce a new beer in January called Bud Light Platinum that it hopes will appeal to a “key group of beer drinkers.” We know what that means: Budweiser — or Anheuser-Busch InBev, the multinational corporation that owns the Bud brand — believes this beer will appeal to craft beer enthusiasts. Nice try, A-B […]