Booze News: Harry Potter's Drinking Problem; Does Red Wine Make You Horny?

The Times asks, "Does Hogwarts have a drinking problem?" The latest Harry Potter movie shows the young wizards coming of age, which includes drinking various potions and going to the pub. [NY Times]

An estimated 20,000 protesters marched through Ayrshire and Kilmarnock, where Johnnie Walker is bottled, against spirits giant Diageo's plans to cut some 900 jobs in the whiskey sector across Scotland. [Press Association]

The latest in cocktail apps for iPhone is iTinis, a Vegas-themed application that features a spinning drink selector, allowing users to tap the "Spin" button and shake their iPhone to get a randomly selected drink recipe. [PR Newswire]

The Mimosa is ubiquitous at brunch time. But there are better breakfast cocktails out there. Why not try a Ramos Gin Fizz, incorporating gin, eggs, cream, sugar, lemon, lime, and orange blossom flower water, or an aptly named Corpse Reviver #2, Morning Glory, or Red Eye? [Atlantic Food Channel]

A recent study conducted by Italian researchers found that women who prefer red wine to other alcoholic drinks have higher sex drives. Red wine drinkers were also found to have a more active libido than women who don't drink at all. [YourTango]


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