Aldi has been upping the ante with low-priced luxury for the past year and this impressive bubbly is a fine example. A crowd pleaser, the Prosecco Superiore DOCG offers a fruity aroma with lots of delicate floral notes. This stylish bottle holds a crisp, delicate prosecco which is a lively blend of citrus fruit flavours combined with floral notes.
A new report from the University of Washington reveals that alcohol kills more people each year than overdoses – and statistics are on the rise. First reported by USA Today, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington declared alcohol use a leading global risk factor for death and disability, causing 2.8 million deaths in 2016 through related cancers, liver disease, pancreatitis, injury and suicide. The IHME’s says that between 2007 and 2017 the number of alcohol-related deaths increased by 35 per cent, with a staggering 85 per cent increase in women’s deaths, despite data revealing women consumed less alcohol than men.
There is still a lot of taboo when it comes to having productive discussions about the soaring rates of alcohol addiction amongst women – and for the past two years, I’ve been on a journey to uncover why. Through my own experiences of alcoholism and subsequent sobriety, I have also uncovered some unsavoury truths that add to this collective attitude towards women’s relationship with booze. As a society, we tend to ignore the very genuine issues that are affecting women in the 21st century, and this is especially evident when it comes to alcohol addiction.
The number of people admitted to hospital with alcohol-related behavioural disorders has risen by 94% in the last ten years.