Camarero, vino tinto por favor

Red, white, rosé—it doesn’t matter which wine you sip while you practice.

Alcohol helps you speak Spanish, and we’ve got the science to prove it.


According to a 2017 study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology (That’s so official-sounding, we definitely didn’t make it up) participants who had a serving of alcohol had better pronunciation than participants who were given only water.


“1) Alcohol might actually improve the ability to speak in a foreign language, that is, lead to actual improvements in foreign language performance.
2) Alcohol might alter bilingual speakers’ perception of their own ability to speak the second language, that is, lead to subjectively perceived improvements in foreign language performance” (Renner, Kersbergen, Field, & Werthmann 2017).