From Charter Challenges to Cali Sober

Discussed this episode: 85% increase in Alcohol Use Disorder in women, 35% in men, in the last decade in America Charter challenge over six-month sobriety rule for alcoholics in Canada errata: we say ‘Supreme Court’ off the top; more likely this would end up with the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Law stuff! John Hopkins […]

Wine Review: St. Regis Cab

Winemaker: St. Regis Wine: Dealcoholized Cabaret Sauvignon Available at: Canadian grocery stores, including Metro Look: dark/cherry red Nose: A bit vinegary off the top; small fruit with strong cherry notes. Notes: A bit ‘thin’ on the palate. Notes include cherry, concord grape, and cider vinegar; doesn’t linger on the palate, pleasant aftertaste. Matt’s impressions: If […]

South Africa has a whole soberfest!

Something pretty cool that crossed our paths today: an entire 40-vendor festival dedicated to alcohol alternatives, including local herbal syrups and some really groovy-looking drinks. It’s be great to see this kind of thing spreading; looking around, there’s a Mindful Drinking Festival coming up in London (U.K., not Ontario) next year. Get it together, North […]