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A Wine Expert’s Guide to the Best Booze-Free Drinks

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781472147295

Price: £7.99

ON SALE: 7th July 2022

Genre: Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure

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Ever decided to go booze-free only to find the alternatives a little, well . . . boring? If you’re embarking on a dry spell, this book is just the tonic (so to speak).

Drinks expert Helen McGinn shows you how to make the most of your time off the sauce with plenty of recipes for simple homemade mocktails, infusions and cordials, along with a guide to non-alcoholic wines, beers and spirits worth adding to your drinks cupboard.

Think of this book as a friend, with a (dry) sense of humour, to keep you company in style through your booze-free spell.

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Reviews

My old friend and drinking partner Helen writing a book on teetotal tipples! Whatever next? But she does it with great wit and common sense, and almost persuades me that a booze-free January is a thing of beauty. Almost.
Oz Clarke
The mocktails and infusions are savoury rather than sweet, and the recipes rely on ingredients with plenty of falvour (...) these are drinks you can make and enjoy the ritual of making, a little bit like opening a fine bottle of wine or mixing the perfect G&T.
Daily Echo (Bournemouth)
An engaging new book . . . [Helen's] clever mocktails should get you through a dry January without too much pain.
Fiona Beckett, Guardian Weekend magazine
I loved McGinn's The Knackered Mother's Wine Club, inspired by her award-winning blog. Here she explains how not to drink, suggesting mocktails, infusions, cordials, non-alcoholic beers and wines, and other adult soft drinks to help you actually enjoy Dry January . . . and any other dry spells you choose to embark on. Having just completed a very dull and dry August, I'm sold on this already.
Caroline Sanderson, Editor's Choice, Bookseller