Last Days of Summer - September Box 🧡
With the memories of summer holidays still fresh in our 🧡 and minds ..enjoying the Last Days of Summer is the inspiration for this month's box. Nothing epitomises this better than the sunset hue and sun-soaked Mediterranean bitter citrus and olive flavours of this month's spirit of the month New London Light Aegean Sky
September 9, 2022
Non-Alcoholic Summer Spritz
Oh summer how we love thee let us count the ways, long meandering evenings, al fresco dining, sandals, sun soaked soirees, trips to Italy, afternoon’s spent in the garden spritz in hand we could go on….. Wait stop. Trips to Italy we want one!! So all things summer and Italian are our source of inspo for this month's bo
July 7, 2022
Non-Alcoholic G & T - a crisp, refreshing alternative 🌊
Thinking of the Jubilee and our beloved Queen’s 70 years on the throne, and all the celebrations lined up got us all thinking about everything quintessentially British, Tea, Scones, trips to the Seaside.
June 6, 2022
Mocktails for May the alcohol free Mai Tai
It’s May and suddenly summer doesn't seem so far away.....We’ve been planning summer wardrobes (aka unpacking the sliders) and dreaming of exotic summer holidays over here at Pourwell - which has been the inspo for this month's box.
May 10, 2022
Pourwell April Box - Birdsong
For a week the sun shone, the garden furniture came out of hibernation and we even managed to mark the Spring solstice with the first BBQ of the year!! Spring is in full bloom, the bees are buzzing and birdsong soundtracking our days has been the inspiration for this month's serve. With al fresco living and birds on our mind it’s fitting that this month's spirit of the month is the smoking hot Mockingbird, the UK’s first non alcoholic Tequila alternative.
April 7, 2022
Pourwell March Box - Spring Watch
Spring officially starts on 20th March, wordsmiths from Shakespeare to Wordsworth, have looked to spring as the season of new beginnings and it’s certainly putting a spring in our step over at Pourwell. Our love of the country garden and all things seasonal for March being the inspo for this month's box, as we celebrate the arrival of Spring.
March 9, 2022
Spreading a Little Love this February
Valentine's Day approaches and as the world needs more love, we are marking February with a cheeky little wink to Valentine's Day in this month’s Pourwell box.
February 11, 2022
Cheers to New Beginnings
2022 is well underway and we are thrilled about this month's box, packed full of value for customers and featuring a plethora of amazing brands to discover.
January 17, 2022
Bemuse (Nolo Partner for August) Founder Interview
Bemuse is a story of two passions combined, resulted in creating of our brand, which brings to the market a low alcohol sparkling mead – a completely new drinking experience.
September 10, 2021
A large part of our culture in the UK is constructed by the consumption of food and drink. This can prove giving up alcohol to be extremely challenging even though becoming sober is a very desirable idea for many people. A recent figure from drink aware UK reveals that 80% of people over the age of 16 years old drink alcohol in the UK, leaving a mere 20% of adults that don’t drink alcohol. This is just 1 in 5 adults.
August 10, 2021
ITV’s show ‘Are You Drinking Too Much?
ITV’s show ‘Are You Drinking Too Much?’ dives into the dangers of increasing your alcohol intake, especially during the pandemic. The episode explores when the quantity of alcohol people are consuming puts your health in jeopardy.
July 30, 2021
Alcohol and Nutrition
As a nutritionist in Central London I’m used to having to find ways to accommodate alcohol intake within a client’s lifestyle of work lunches, team drinks and dining out. While it is possible to accommodate some level of alcohol intake alongside most fitness goals, it’s overconsumption remains one of the biggest barriers preventing clients reaching their goals (particularly if that goal is weight loss.)
July 28, 2021
Why are alcohol-free spirits so expensive?
So why are alcohol-free spirits so expensive? Well, it comes down to five main factors: research and development costs; the cost of quality ingredients; high production costs; economies of scale not yet fully realised; and that the market hasn’t yet reached maturity.
July 14, 2021
How alcohol ruins your sleep quality
Sleep is essential if we are to function properly. Lack of sleep doesn’t just mean we feel weary the next day, it leaves us struggling to concentrate or think clearly. Everything seems more difficult to do or to understand, making decisions can feel like an impossible task, our judgement is affected and we can suffer from uncharacteristic mood swings. It impacts on work performance and how we carry out day-to-day tasks, like driving.
July 7, 2021
Meet John deBary - Author of Drink What You Want
Some people think that if you have seen one cocktail book, you have seen them all. That is, until they get their hands on Drink What You Want: The Subjective Guide to Making Objectively Delicious Cocktails by the New York-based LGBT NoLo profile John deBary. We managed to grab an hour with him to talk about his book, his journey from the corporate world into bartending, and his new alcohol-free botanical drink, Proteau.
June 24, 2021
Distiller of the Month
This month we met up with Alistair Frost, the CEO and co-founder of Pentire, which just turned two years old, to hear more about how he and his team created truly unique alcohol-free spirits.
June 21, 2021
Member Spotlight - Jons Mottram
Jons was the first person on the planet to join Pourwell, back in April 2021, when he chose the monthly rolling mixed spirits subscription. We met up to get to know him and his journey – with his partner – to discovering alcohol free; from beer to wine to spirits. Jons will also reveal his best-kept secret for what to do when you’re in a bar with no alcohol-free options
June 15, 2021
Creative Wellness Tips to Keep You Feeling Good
When spending more time at home these days, it makes sense to implement some simple do-it-yourself self-care practices to help you feel more in balance. Feeling good mentally and physically is important if you're to enjoy your life. Looking after your mind, body, and soul will help you stay peaceful and productive while juggling what life throws your way.
June 10, 2021
Movers and Shakers, Camille Vidal - She Invented the Mindful Cocktail
If you have been following the no- and low-alcohol drinks industry for some time, chances are that you have already come across Camille Vidal, an industry veteran who has shifted her focus to help us discover mindful drinking. We got a chance to sit down with her to learn about her journey.
June 4, 2021
The World’s First Subscription Club to Discover Alcohol-Free Spirits Launched
Wesley Branch, Brand Ambassador at Pourwell and professional dancer at the Northern Ballet. Pourwell is riding a wave of increased interest in health & wellness, in-home entertainment and alcohol-free alternatives to popular drinks. There are currently hundreds of no and low (NoLo) alcohol brands globally, thousands of products, and new ones are being launched every month. Whilst there has never been more choice, it’s never been harder for consumers to know where to start or what to try.
February 15, 2021