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< Tuesday 25 August 2015 >

LMFAO, the band, sues LMFAO, the beer

Legal action is in the house tonight.


Japan delivers whisky to International Space Station

Spirits arrived at the International Space Station on Monday. Not the ghostly ones, but the kind you drink — distilled spirits.

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Bourbon and tequila among wine critic`s other favourite drinks

I’m a fan of hard alcohol. I’m not sure whether it’s age or simply a natural evolution from being a wine drinker, but more and more I find myself scouring SAQ.com for new arrivals. I take regular trips to the Signature store in the city because it is the place for booze shopping in Quebec.


Michael Jordan sipping on $4,000 Tequila

Michael Jordan hit the club in San Diego this weekend … dancing his face off and sipping VERY expensive tequila … and TMZ Sports has the footage.


Reduce the sulfites in your wine with Wine Drops

For many wine drinkers, the scariest two words on a bottle of wine are “CONTAINS SULFITES.” Put simply, sulfites are to wine as gluten is to food.


Salma Hayek drinks cow bone broth to maintain her youthful skin

Salma Hayek, 48, drinks bone broth from the remains of cows in order to keep her youthful appearance.

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Packaging Spotlight: Mad Housewife Wines

This wine has taken a different approach in marketing by catering to women and has appropriately been named Mad Housewife Wine. Its tagline : “What’s domestic bliss without a little wine?”


Stop dry-hopping cask ales

Some brewers seem to be all wet when it comes to dry-hopping.

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Flight attendant injured after on-board wine chiller explodes

A flight attendant was injured when an on-board wine chiller exploded during a Garuda Indonesia flight, the airline said on Monday.


2015 SA Champion Shiraz (Wooded) awarded to Waverley Hills Organic Wine

The 2015 SA Young Wine Champions were unveiled during the SA Young Wine Awards Gala Dinner held at Augrabies, near Upington, on Friday 21 August.


Coffee is Wall Street`s original cocaine

On his first day of work at LF Rothschild, Jordan Belfort received some unexpected advice from Mark Hanna, a successful stockbroker.


Boplaas crowned SA Champion at SA Young Wine Show 2015

Boplaas Family Vineyards was crowned SA Champion Port at the SA Young Wine Show 2015. Boplaas was also crowned SA Champion Port in 2013, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005, 1987 and 1986.


Boschendal on 330 and Never Out

If anything, the Cape does good Colonial. Think of the big-bucks properties steeped in history and now proudly and convincingly using heritage as the major driver of their respective brands, and movin


Drinking deep with Dee: The Tea Merchant

“I love tea, I’m all about tea.” ~ Dee   Ditshego Sedikela, also known simply as Dee, is a young entrepreneur and owner of five of The Tea Merchant stores. I caught up with De


Vegetable Burrito Bowls — Alida Ryder

Alida Ryder’s Vegetable Burrito Bowls Alida Ryder blesses the fact that her twins love vegetables. She confesses to liking vegetarian and meat free dishes sometimes. Don’t we all? And wine


Restaurant review: Cornucopia

There is no obvious association between lentils and the Dunkeld shopping centre in Johannesburg. Generally this suburban arcade offers old money, posh nosh at inflated prices. It is home to the multi-


The Jura — renowned for both fine wine and cheese

The Jura consists of a small area of vineyards northwest of Lyon, skirting the Alps in France. This area is close to Burgundy yet produces wines that are unique and distinctive. The region is known fo


The Old Vine Series Treinspoor 2014

“Treinspoor” is the name that Eben Sadie gives his Tinta Barocca within the Old Vine Series, a wine made from a Swartland vineyard planted in 1974 and the 2014 vintage is the best yet. Not


Pongrácz toasts reign of 25 years as SA’s No. 1 Méthode Cap Classique

Pongrácz, South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique known for its refined quality and distinctive signature bottle, toasts 25 years of pioneering prowess. Launched in 1990 in honour of


Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2014 — 25.08.2105

Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2014 Perdeberg Winery was known as the Home of Chenin Blanc before it was titled ‘The one with the Zebra’. The zebra referr


Amarula Pear Tarte Tatin by Claire Allen

Amarula Pear Tarte Tatin by Claire Allen Cape Town food fundi Claire Allen uses Amarula Gold to spice up flavours in the kitchen.  Here she shows her flambé flair by using the appealingly aromat


Burrata Winemakers Wine and Dine with Rudi Schultz

Burrata recently started Winemakers Wine and Dine to get us through the cold winter evenings and introduce us to their lovely range of wines listed at the restaurant. Last week was the first evenin