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  • Autumn Red Wine Recs, from Wee Vinoteca

    Love a glass of red, but don't know your Montepulciano from your Malbec? Read on for five awesome autumn wines recommendations from the wine buffs at Wee Vinoteca, Hitchin.

  • Bottoms up! The best new indie drinks

    Got a large glass to hand? We’ve rounded up 43 of the best new independent drinks from across the Muddy counties from wine and gin to rum and beer.

  • The World’s Best Martini Recipe – Campfire Gin

    Get the (socially distanced) party started with this award winning martini recipe - from local fav, Campfire Gin.

  • In the pink: the rosé revolution

    Forget the ‘lady petrol’ cliches, here’s your potted guide to drinking the best rosé in your garden this summer, courtesy of Hugh from Muddy’s favourite wizards of wine, Slurp. Historically rosé’s had a bad reputation – how’s that changed?  Rosé is very simple to make and used to be mass-produced without much thought. Now wine-making techniques […]

  • 10 Brilliant Beer Gardens in Herts & Beds

    HERTFORDSHIRE Dylans – The Plough, Sleapshyde Foodies and craft beer connoisseurs (aaaand wine lovers) step this way! Take a seat in the gorgeous garden of the brilliantly re-imagined 17th century pub, Dylans – The Plough. Treat yourself to gorgeous gastro grub, perfect pints and a bottle (or two) from the fantastic wine list. The team […]

  • Top local tipples: Say cheers!

    Say pfft to Dry January and fill 'yer boots with these locally produced boozy bevs.

  • Time for drinkies! What are you having?

    Usually face-down in a vat of Baileys throughout December? You can do better than that! Here's our guide to nailing your Christmas drink choices like a pro. Bottoms up!

  • Bye bye gin, we have a new favourite drink!

    Yes, it's hard to believe but we've benched the G&Ts for a super-cool exciting new tipple. Wanna know what it is? 'Course you do.

  • Gotta have it

    Pale pink drinks and summer evenings go together like strawberries and cream. Or rhubarb crumble and custard.

  • Muddy meets: Julia Jenkins, Flagship Wines

    Wine expert Julia talks Picpoul de Pinet, Gewürztraminer and Godello.

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