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• Alcohol is more appealing when loud music is playing, claims new research

Alcohol is more appealing when loud music is playing, claims new research

Alcohol tastes sweeter when loud music is playing – which may be why we drink more in clubs, a study has found. The finding has ‘implications for bars, the drinks industry and local authorities’, said psychologist Dr Lorenzo Stafford who carried out the unique research. ‘Since humans have an innate  preference for sweetness, these findings […]

• Virginia: Beer & wine wholesalers aid Assembly leaders

Virginia’s beer and wine wholesalers have turned on the tap for political donations to key legislators in the debate over Gov. Bob McDonnell’s bid to privatize Virginia’s liquor monopoly. The Virginia Public Access Project today reported political donations in the third quarter that showed state beer and wine wholesalers giving more than $71,000 to legislators, […]