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This list has Club Soda’s media mentions for 2021. Click here for current news (and all previous years).

Newspapers & magazines

31 December 2021 The Daily Telegraph: Are you flow-and-go or a no show? Your guide to the weirdest New Year’s Eve yet

31 December 2021 Newham Voices: Something’s brewing

30 December 2021 Pellicle: Trendsetters and Trailblazers — 19 People Who Will Shape Beer, Wine, Cider and Food in 2022

30 December 2021 BBC Radio 4 In Four: Why more of us are choosing low-alcohol drinks

24 December 2021 Caterlyst: ShelfNow sees 450% increase in sales of low & no alcohol

23 December 2021 New York Times: ‘Sober Curious’? How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

22 December 2021 Yahoo News: Gordon Ramsay’s ‘proud dad’ comments about his daughter’s sobriety are so lovely

22 December 2021 Retail Times: Dry January 2022: ShelfNow sees a 450% increase in sales of low and no alcohol

20 December 2021 The Sun: FESTIVE FEARS The 13 signs you’re a functioning alcoholic – and what to look out for in your loved ones

20 December 2021 Glamour: How to conquer FOMA (fear of missing alcohol) if you’re trying to have a sober Christmas

17 December 2021 Men’s Health; 14 Ways to Unwind Today (Without Drinking)

17 December 2021 The i: I’m facing my 11th Christmas sober and I can’t wait to do it again

17 December 2021 Metro: Nine must-have products to stay safe, healthy and fit over Christmas

17 December 2021 Lifehacker: Should You Try ‘Mindful Drinking’?

17 December 2021 Purple Guide: Should You Try ‘Mindful Drinking’?

15 December 2021 The Daily Telegraph: Not-so-merry Christmas: Festive shoppers switch to alcohol-free beer, wine and spirits

15 December 2021 The Handbook: London Is Getting The UK’s First Alcohol Free Off Licence

15 December 2021 Business Mondays: Club Soda Opens The UK’s First Alcohol-Free Off-Licence

14 December 2021 The Daily Telegraph: Inside Britain’s first alcohol-free off licence

14 December 2021 Food&Beverage Reporter: Inside Britain’s first alcohol-free off licence

13 December 2021 The Daily Express: ‘Don’t get too merry’ Christmas… boom in ‘adult’ soft drinks

13 December 2021: Retail Times: UK’s first alcohol-free off-licence opens in London today

13 December 2021: The Daily Star: Dulled wine – A sobering thought as booze-free drinks fly off the shelves

10 December 2021 The Grocer: Alcohol-free spirits sales rocket in the run-up to festivities

9 December 2021 My London: The random new off licence that doesn’t serve any alcohol is opening in London

9 December 2021 Frontiers in Global Women’s Health: Online Sobriety Communities for Women’s Problematic Alcohol Use: A Mini Review of Existing Qualitative and Quantitative Research by Claire Davey

9 December 2021 Caterlyst: Club Soda to open first UK alcohol-free off-licence next week

6 December 2021 Time Out: The UK’s first alcohol-free off-licence is coming to the West End

6 December 2021 The Morning Advertiser: Turn January into a great month at your pub

6 December 2021 Drinks Retailing News: Club Soda alcohol-free off licence – update

5 December 2021 The Observer: Are you dreaming of a booze-free Christmas? Join the (soda) club

3 December 2021 Yahoo!: The UK’s First Alcohol-Free Off License Is Opening For Christmas And Dry January

3 December 2021 Venue Insight Magazine: Club Soda: Alcohol-Free Off-Licence Opens in London’s West End

3 December 2021 The Drinks Business: Are alcohol-free off-licences the future?

3 December 2021 London on the Inside: Pop-ups

3 December 2021 Delish: The First Alcohol-Free Off License Is Opening In London

3 December 2021 LondonTV: Alcohol-Free Off-Licence Opens in London’s West End

2 December 2021 Luxurious Magazine: Club Soda to open the UKs first alcohol-free off-licence in December

December 2021 BritEvents: Alcohol-free Off-license

28 November 2021 Huffington Post: Queer Sober Spaces Are Thriving. Now We Must Protect Them

22 November 2021 DRAM Scotland: Heineken to launch alcohol free beer on draught

21 November 2021 The Sunday Times: Alcohol-free draught beer is about to flood British pubs

19 November 2021 Confidentials Leeds and Confidentials Manchester: Alcohol-free drinks: what’s the point?

8 November 2021 Drinks Retailing News: Club Soda lines up alcohol-free off licence

21 October 2021 Self: 6 Ways to Set Boundaries and Drink Less Right Now

10 September 2021 Refinery 29: How To Become A One-Drink Wonder

3 September 2021 The Daily Mail: Call for alcohol alert on drinks with less booze than a BANANA in bid to reduce number of pregnant women who drink

19 August 2021 The Times: The best non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks: an expert guide

3 August 2021 Financial Times: Lockdowns have allowed us to reappraise our approach to drinking

29 July 2021 Harpers: The Drinks Trust expands board with four new trustees

29 July 2021 Drinks Retailing News: The Drinks Trust adds four new members to its Board of Trustees

22 June 2021 BrewsNews: Amazon backs no-alcohol brand UpFlow

21 June 2021 Insider: The WHO is being accused of sexism after saying ‘women of a childbearing age’ should be careful not to drink too much alcohol

9 June 2021 Food & Drink International: Imbibe Live readies to welcome back drinks industry this September

June 2021 Cedar Food Studio: Five game-changing women in food and drink

3 June 2021 Stylist: Anxiety and alcohol: this is how drinking can increase your anxiety

1 June 2021 The Morning Advertiser: Low and no isn’t about compromise

13 May 2021 ShortList: 10 brilliant things to do to celebrate World Cocktail Day

13 May 2021 Business in the News: Brands unite ahead of Pride month to create at-home mocktail kit championing LGBTIQ+ icons

13 May 2021 Taste at 55: Brands unite ahead of Pride month to create at-home mocktail kit championing LGBTIQ+ icons

13 May 2021 Tea Talk Magazine: Brands unite ahead of Pride month to create at-home mocktail kit championing LGBTIQ+ icons

12 May 2021 Bar Magazine: Now’s The Time To Make The Most Of No & Low, Says Caleño Founder

16 April 2021 Healthline: Queer Folks Are Creating Much-Needed Safe, Sober Spaces to Connect

12 March 2021 Cosmopolitan: Alcohol made me so anxious, I quit booze for good

21 February 2021 The Guardian: Can a gin-free cocktail really raise our spirits?

21 February 2021 RND.DE Nüchtern betrachtet: Es geht auch ohne Alkohol [Looked at soberly: it also works without alcohol]

20/21 February 2021 Kieler Nachrichten: Nüchtern betrachtet

10 February 2021 Sociology: Sober Rebels or Good Consumer-Citizens? Anti-Consumption and the ‘Enterprising Self’ in Early Sobriety 

2 February 2021 Huffpost UK: Why Dry January Isn’t Over For Us

25 January 2021 Nation.Cymru: Sober times call for sober minds, so we should also call time on alcohol in the Senedd

11 January 2021 The Sun: I started drinking at 13 & used to down 2 bottles of wine a night, my partner was set to leave but now I’m a year sober

9 January 2021 Insider: People have already given up on Dry January because of the pandemic and attempted coup at the US Capitol

5 January 2021 Retail Times: Start afresh with NINE ELMS No.18 this Dry January

5 January 2021 The Morning Advertiser: Commons speaker pledges more low and no drinks in Parliament’s post-Covid bars

5 January 2021 London Post: Parliament’s Dry January Boost – Speaker Pledges More Alcohol-Free Drinks for MPs Bars

4 January 2021 Retail Times: Jordan Henderson joins Budweiser’s #TeamZero to help kick off 2021 with a successful Dry January

TV, radio & podcasts

31 December 2021 BBC Radio Sheffield

30 December 2021 BBC Radio Scotland: Mornings with Connie McLaughlin

30 December 2021 BBC Radio Shetland

30 December 2021 BBC Radio Highlands & Islands

23 December 2021 BBC Radio Surrey: James Cannon

22 December 2021 TRT World: Alcohol-free drinks create buzz in UK ahead of holidays | Money Talks

17 December 2021 The Morning Advertiser Lock-in Podcast: Christmas woes and financial thoughts…

14 December 2021 BBC Radio Scotland: Mornings with Kaye Adams

14 December 2021 BBC Radio Orkney

13 December 2021 The Sober Club Podcast: Bossing Christmas sober & Laura from Club Soda

5 December 2021 BBC Radio Four: Broadcasting House

December 2021 Heart North Lancashire and Cumbria

5 December 2021 BBC Radio Four: Broadcasting House

4 December 2021 BBC Radio London: Carrie and David Grant

18 November 2021 The Alcohol-Free Sommelier podcast: Club Soda with Laura Willoughby MBE

26 September 2021 Mindfulness for Learning podcast: How to be a mindful drinker – Dru Jaeger

28 September 2021 Buddhist Recovery Network podcast: Club Soda – Changing the world

10 August 2021 BBC Hereford & Worcester: Malcolm Boyden

12 July 2021 CBC Radio The Current Podcast: How sober curious people are questioning their relationship with alcohol

23 May 2021 The So Far So Good Podcast: The Great British drinking problem

30 April 2021 Be More Pirate Podcast: Season 1, Ep. 4, Laura Willoughby MBE

28 February 2021 BBC One: The Big Questions

29 January 2021 BBC Three Counties Radio: Andy Collins

29 January 2021 BBC Radio 5 Live: 5 Live Drive

15 January 2021 BBC Newsbeat: You Me At Six: Why rock stars don’t need to drink

13 January 2021 Channel 4: Steph’s Packed Lunch

13 January 2021 The Rhona Morrell Podcast: Ep 11 Talking Sobriety – with Laura Willoughby MBE

Blogs etc

17 December 2021 Inside the Cask: A visit to Club Soda: London’s 1st alcohol-free off-license

6 December 2021 The British Guild of Beer Writers: Club Soda Alcohol-Free Off-Licence Opens in London’s West End

1 December 2021 Inside the Cask: The state of the lo & no alcohol nation

September 2021 Better Space: Open House Week

10 September 2021 International Wine & Spirit Competition: Leading experts announced for judging panel of IWSC Low & No Awards

August 2021 The Drinks Trust: 2020 Impact Report (read here)

15 July 2021 Lucky Saint: Pints With Pride: LGBTQ+ In The Beer Industry

23 June 2021 The Portman Group: Supporting Communities blog series – Goodbye

May 2021 Mockingbird Spirit: Cerveza Summer: Coming to A BBQ Near You

3 May 2021 Vittles: You and I Get Tanked Differently

March 2021 Highline Beta: How AB InBev Developed an Award-Winning Accelerator Programme

8 March 2021 Lucky Saint: Women Leading The Alcohol-free Movement

18 February 2021 The Portman Group: Supporting Communities – The Drink Sector’s Response During The Covid-19 Pandemic (download pdf file)

7 January 2021 Fooditude: Dry January survival guide 2021

5 January 2021 Real Kombucha: 10 Dry January Podcasts

January 2021 Good Help: Good Help Community

Articles and guest blogs we’ve written

September 2021 The British Brewers’ Guide: Low and no alcohol beer and mindful drinking [by Jussi]

28 July 2021 Sourced Journeys: India Pale Ale, a name to be reckoned with [by Anja]

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