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Beer increase sex drive in women, but not in men

We’ve reported in the past that the best alcohol for sex is red wine, but we’ve now discovered there might be a different boozy beverage that’s ideal for arousal: beer. Specifically, beer with hops.


Is booze at breakfast the best way to start the day?

Barack Obama enjoyed a breakfast beer at the G7 summit and a London bar is now serving morning wine. From bloody mary to brandy, an early tipple is a fine European tradition.


Guinness Donuts with Irish Cream Glaze for breakfast

Why wouldn’t you put Booze and Donuts together to create one sinfully delicious treat!?!


Boarding schools ban porridge to prevent students from brewing beer

Some boarding schools in Zimbabwe have banned their pupils from bringing breakfast cereal with them because the students have been using it to brew beer, it was reported on Tuesday.

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Nation’s Worst Beer Thieves Stole Empty Kegs

Police arrested two teens and a 43-year-old man after they were caught allegedly stealing empty beer kegs — that they believed to be full — from a Northern New Jersey restaurant.


Matcha tea has 10 times more antioxidants than green tea

For years, green tea has gotten high marks for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold?

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Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sriracha

To any grown adult with respectable taste buds, Sriracha hot sauce, and finely-aged whiskey are high on the list of life’s finest flavors. So for the two to collide into one mouth-watering mashup seems beyond sensible, but inevitable.


Heineken crafts telling move away from global beer

Heineken is crafting a significant shift in strategy.

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Leopard`s Leap and Open Book announce winner of wine label design competition

The winner of the wine label design competition hosted by Leopard’s Leap and the Open Book Literary Festival was announced last night, 8 September, at the opening ceremony of the festival, held at The Book Lounge in Cape Town.


Painted Wolf Wines raises R90 000 for The Tusk Trust

Painted Wolf Wines and winemaker Jeremy Borg recently raised £4352 (R90000) for The Tusk Trust.


The illustrated guide to pairing wine with seafood

The perfect seafood dinner can only be improved by adding a stunning ocean view in the background, and a glass of wine on the side.


Deadtree media is still lucrative

Although blogsters and trolls may dance around the grave of deadtree media singing funny songs, there is still value in print. Was my verbiage on KWV Rudeberg in the Times yesterday really worth R505


Mullineux Schist Syrah 2013

2013 was the third year in a row of drought in the Swartland compelling producers to pick early according to Chris Mullineux of Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines, and the resulting wines are slighter


New species of ancient human named after wine made by Alain Moueix and Graham Knox

The news that a team of tiny Wits spelunkers has found a new species of human in the Rising Star Cave 50Km from Johannesburg ricocheted like a bullet around the fossil world. The new creature is descr


RECM Best Value blends brings the world together

The public tastings of our weekly RECM Best Value wines is a popular date on the busy Cape Town social calendar. And yesterday's tasting of 48 wines from Part I of the red blend shoot out was no excep


Absa Perold Cape Blend Competition 2015 results

Results of the Absa Perold Cape Blend Competition 2015 were announced today. There were 42 entries in total and the top five wines are as follows: Anura LB Cape Blend Cuvée 2014 Idiom Cape Blend 20


Nativo Organic White Blend 2014 — 10.09.2015

Nativo Organic White Blend 2014 Thrills for Billy Hughes of The Hughes Family Wines as his Nativo White Blend 2014 was recently released, the second vintage that this white blend has been certified by


To Be (back) In The Pink

Rosé Rocks For such a pretty, beautifully hued and generally cheerful-looking wine, rosé in South Africa has had a really strained relationship with consumers over the past decade or so. I̵


Wine Concepts’ Seductive Sauvignons at The Vineyard

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Balsamic & Roasted Garlic glazed Duck — Tracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes’s Balsamic & Roasted Garlic glazed Duck Tracy Foulkes is a powerhouse of fresh and brilliant food ideas.  Using the products of her company NOMU Foods, which she develops he


150910 This week’s MENU: Riscura White Hot Awards, Postberg Spring Flowers, Blaauwklippen Blending Competition, Seductive Sauvignons, Uva Mira & Guardian Peak, Waterford trade day

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