Like any ice lolly, the most important part of nailing a perfectly refreshing and delicious booze-infused ice popsicle is the ingredients. Ice lollies are just a couple of liquids mixed together, so if the flavour profile isn’t right, there’s nothing left for the treat to hide behind. However, consistency is also a huge part of a successful freeze. Nobody wants a runny ice lolly that melts before they can finish it, right?

 

Sangria on a hot sunny day is incredibly refreshing. Whether you serve up carafes with this goodness at your next party or add a recipe tag and resent it as a gift, there are many ways to celebrate this refreshing summer beverage.

 

Frozen margaritas and Aperol Spritz have their place during the warmer months, but as the cold front sets in, one of the best wintertime comforts is snuggling up with your kitty in a cat onesie on the couch and wrapping your hands around a piping hot drink laced with liquor.

These spiked and wintery cocktails promise to heat things up when it is cold and rainy outside.

 

Jonathan Ross, a sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, is responsible for resurrecting the old world tradition of using heated tongs to open wine.

 

If you are a fan of rum then you will definitely fancy the Mojito, known as a favourite among drink gamblers like Ernest Hemingway, it makes the perfect partner for summer.

 

For humans who love the finer things in life, like cats and wine!

 

Many celebrities like to drink. Whether it is a great bottle of Bordeaux or a pricey brandy on the rocks. Some celebrities have even been known to drink a little too much at exactly the wrong time.

 

Did you know that mead is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages with a history that goes as far back as 4,000 years?

 

South Africa exports a lot of wine. In 2020, local wine producers sent just under 318 million litres abroad, or roughly one-third of all wine produced. And thanks to Covid-19, this was significantly down from previous years when winemakers exported between 420 and 525 million litres per year.

 

The conventional cork wine bottle component only makes up a small portion of most packaging designs but Anthem Worldwide’s Sculpted by the Sun asks: “Do we need to bottle wine in glass?” The creative agency is working on a variety of concept designs for the future that has a low impact on the environment.