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< Tuesday 2 June 2015 >

Susan Sarandon wants people to smoke pot instead of drink

Pot proponent Susan Sarandon argues “the world would be a better place” if people smoked weed instead of drank alcohol.

 

Exhausted moms and dads are the heaviest consumers of energy drinks

If you thought caffeine-laden energy drinks were just for basketball players, monster truck drivers, and video gamers, you’d be forgiven. Judging by commercials, they seem like the primary consumers.

 

50 Cent Helps Sell 1,400 Bottles Of Effen Vodka At Liquor Store In New York

Liquor Warehouse in Syracuse, New York reportedly sold 13 bottles of Effen Vodka a minute thanks to a signing session from 50 Cent.

 

Transport your wines safely and conveniently with Transbottle 6

When you travel to visit vineyards, you’re bound to want to purchase some of the wine you’ve sampled — which leads to the inevitable question: once I buy it, how do I get it home?

 

Chris Pratt takes shots of flavoured whisky while giving acting advice

Chris Pratt took shots from a bottle of whiskey while dishing out acting advice in a new video released on Thursday.

 

Fleur du Cap crowned SA top red at 2015 Trophy Wine Show

Fleur du Cap has triumphed at the 2015 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show as Best Red Wine Overall and Best Shiraz, winning two trophies with a 2013 wine from the Bergkelder Selection.

 

A pub where you can serve yourself?

A self-service pub offering local beer has become a hit in a tiny Czech village where touring cyclists mingle with locals to help themselves to the country’s favourite tipple.

 

Soweto Gold aims to convert black South Africans to craft beer

A rich smell of fermentation wafts through the Soweto air as brewers prepare craft beers designed to tap into South Africa’s new generation of discerning black drinkers.

 

StreetSmart celebrates 10 years of helping SA’s most vulnerable children

StreetSmart South Africa, a community initiative that has raised nearly R10 million in partnership with restaurants for organisations effecting social normalisation for the country’s most vulnerable children, turns 10 this year.

 

Creation Wines proud to be associated with the ‘We Build` project

Creation is proud to be associated with ‘We Build’, a community project to construct fire proof dwellings in the notoriously fire prone townships.

 

Razvan Macici beweeg van Nederburg na Distell

Ná 15 oesjare waartydens hy Nederburg se reputasie as een van die beste wynmakerye in Suid-Afrika herbevestig het, gaan Razvan Macici nou ’n nuwe pos beklee. Hy is as Distell se hoofwynmake

 

Great expectations: Savage delivers again

Accomplished Cape Point Vineyards maestro Duncan Savage has just released his new Savage Wines. Now in year 3, he has added two fresh faces to the stable: Follow the Line 2014 and Syrah 2014, both ma

 

Garlic roasted chicken with cauliflower puree — Alida Ryder

Alida says,”I’m trying to limit the amount of carbs we eat at night, I picked up a few cauliflower heads and turned them into the smoothest, most buttery puree which was the perfect accom

 

North African ‘cheats’ Lamb Tagine with Chickpeas & Apricots — Dianne Bibby

Dianne says,”You might want to consider making a lamb roast for this weekends Sunday lunch, with the intent purpose of leftovers. For my ‘cheats’ tagine, leftovers become the hero o

 

Webb Ellis 2010

When I ask Neil Ellis if the Webb Ellis 2010 is the best wine to have ever come out of his cellar, he thinks for a while and then says, “To me, it’s more about emotion”. The wine ha

 

Elegant expression of diverse terroirs

  Hospitable hosts: Neil and Warren Ellis. It was a well-timed event. Just ahead of the cold front and driving rain guests gathered at the spacious tasting centre and cellar of Neil Ellis Wines

 

Landskroon Pinotage 2013 — 29.05.2015

Landskroon Wine Estate on the south west facing slopes of the iconic Paarl Mountain with its massive granite boulders which shine like pearls [hence the name Paarl] when wet in winter, is owned by the

 

Cabernet Sauvignon Public Tasting — Johannesburg

Please join Winemag.co.za for an informative seated tasting of some the top performing wines in the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2015. The tasting will be presented by Eedes along with Wa

 

Nativo Organic White Blend 2013 — 01.06.2105

A dream come true for Billy Hughes when his Nativo Organic White Blend 2013 was certified and bottled as an organic wine. It’s a long journey to certification by an organic organisation, of whi

 

Thai red curry prawn & noodle broth — Lizet Hartley

This recipe offers all you need from a Thai curry soup  and matched with a glass of rosé, it is a great meal.  Lizet says,”For me soup is kinda like ice cream. I can eat it anytime. Whe

 

Nativo Organic White Blend 2013 — 01.06.2015

A dream come true for Billy Hughes when his Nativo Organic White Blend 2013 was certified and bottled as an organic wine. It’s a long journey to certification by an organic organisation, of whi

 

Boschendal The Rose Garden Rosé 2014 — 29.05.2015

One of the exciting things about Boschendal, apart from its rising like a phoenix is that the owners of the farm are taking a renewed interest in the Rose Garden next to the Manor House. The Boschenda