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Even Hello Kitty Likes To Get Drunk

I consider my taste in wine to be pretty, well, non-judgmental. I mean, I will savor the hell out of a nice Barolo, but if you hand me a glass of cheap champagne, I’ll guzzle that too. (Hell, I have even been known to enjoy Franzia.) That said, wine made by pretty pink pussycat Hello… More »


The Best News Ever: Red Wine Makes Women Thin!

For a wino wine lover like me, I just received the best news I could possibly hear. A new, long-term study says that women who drink red wine in moderation stay thinner into middle age. Woo hoo! So I finally have a legit reason to pop the cork on a daily basis. Of the 20,000… More »


A Wine That’ll Make You Want To Take Off Her Clothes (And Then Redress Her In A Cute Outfit)

When I’m buying a bottle of wine, I hate to say it, but I’m a sucker for cute packaging. Red Bicyclette anyone? However, that winemaker has a worthy adversary in Some Young PunksDrink ‘n’ Stick, because its label isn’t just cute, it’s interactive. A bottle of Drink ‘n’ Stick (which has gotten good reviews… More »


How To Sample Wine Without Looking Like An Idiot

Have you ever ordered a bottle of wine at a restaurant, only to not know what the hell to do when the waiter presents you with the cork and looks at you expectantly? Wine aficionado Kathryn Borel is here to help. The author of Corked: A Memoir, Borel breaks the whole wine deal down… More »


Women Keep Secrets For 47 Hours Before Spilling The Beans

For some reason Wines of Chile, a commerce group akin to our Cotton Council, commissioned a study of 3,000 women in the U.K. to see how many secrets they told and how many they were able to keep. The study uncovered that (gasp!) drinking wine usually loosens women’s tongues and makes us a lot more… More »


Company Markets Wine For The Gays

Well, this is novel. A fine wine purveyor is targeting gay men with a line of special wines. Spanish UO! Wines has three vino options: Antinoo, Oscura Lágrima, and Ánima Blanca. Antinoo is a red: “young and mature, fruity, elegant, smooth…Mediterranean.” Oscura Lágrima, another red, is described thusly: “They say that the best sex is… More »


A Match Made In Heaven: New Wine Pairings At Epicurious

The culinary-minded boozehounds of the world (aka pretty much anyone who eats and takes a gander into the kitchen once in a while) will love this news: Recipe and food mega-site Epicurious is now recommending a few alcoholic grape juice options that jibe well with whatever recipe you choose to whip up. Working with the… More »


Cook, Dress, & Drink Like A Porn Star

Yesterday we told you about porn star Jenna Jameson’s new perfume, “Heartbreaker,” and speculated about the scents other celebs might put out. But the question that is still weighing on my mind is, “Who in the hell would buy a fragrance concocted by a porn star?” (To be fair, I have a similar cluelessness about… More »


Doin’ It With Dr. V: Edible Aphrodisiacs

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor. I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady — -a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also,More »


Have You Given Up Champagne Toasts Because Of The Recession?

The Times reports that champagne sales are down this holiday season and not necessarily because people can’t afford the bubbly. Amid layoffs, foreclosures and other economic losses, as well as a shortage of the usual celebratory occasions like “mergers, closings, bonuses and office parties,” “People just don’t want to look extravagant today,” said Paul Grieco,… More »


Crave: Popptags (Win Some!)

Gift-giving is stressful. The expectations! The expense! The exhausting trips to the mall! The possible disappointment! But the smile on the recipient’s face makes the trouble worth it, doesn’t it? Well, thanks to Popptags, everyone will grin when they get a gift from you, even it’s just a bottle of cheap Trader Joe’s wine. [$9.95… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Porn On TV, Pregnancy, And Dr. Drew

One of Sweden’s state-run TV channels will be airing a trio of porn-tastic documentaries next week: “Inside Deep Throat,” “Ron Jeremy, Porn Star,” and “PopWhore.” A very educational evening, indeed. [Variety]
Women who are obese tend to miscarry more than normal weight women. [Medical News Today]
Speaking of pregnancy, 20 percent of first time mothers… More »


The Daily Squeeze: U.S. Alcohol Consumption, A Sad Story, and Mark Consuelos’ Second Job

Americans seem to be drinking less alcohol these days, specifically less beer and more wine. Hard liquor consumption has remained largely unchanged. [ … More »


Crave: Rebecca Minkoff Necessities Tote

If you couldn’t get your hands on one of last season’s “I Am Not A Plastic Bag” shopping totes, this Rebecca Minkoff bag will make an even better impression. With a nod toward Parisian lifestyle, the front pockets sport your love for the most essential food groups — carbs and alcohol. As an added bonus,… More »


The Frisky Wedding Gift Guide: Only Online

ZOMG! It’s wedding season! You know what that means? If you’re getting married, you’ve got to register for gifts and if you’re going to a wedding (or many weddings, as these things tend to come in droves), you’ve got to start purchasing. Most wedding registries are done online these days, but not everyone registers at… More »


Cleavage For Charity

While boobalicious models in booze ads are known for boosting sales, this time it’s more than just for show, it’s for a good cause. A cheeky new line of wines from Cleavage Creek feature labels with sexy Breast Cancer Survivors — like Carson Daly’s mom — showing off their décolletage. Napa Valley winery owner and… More »


Wine Choice A Key To Sexuality?

Everyone knows that Italians love wine, but one particular Italian thinks wine can tell you who your really love…sexually at least. Franco D’Eusanio has invented three wines which he says can help people determine their true sexuality — a masculine red wine, a feminine white wine, and a ambiguous rose. Um, I like all three… More »


Maybe Cheese Would Be Better

Wine and chocolate are supposed to be an über-sexy combination that makes people swoon and want to take their clothes off. Or something. But in fact, most wine and chocolate doesn’t go together very well at all, according to Roy Williams, a professor emeritus in Old Dominion University’s chemistry department.

Most white wines… More »


Crave: Make Your Own Wine

You might never own a vineyard, but at least you can create a wine blend for the price of approximately 40 pounds of grapes ($120). [Fusebox] … More »


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